Johns Hopkins University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University is one of the best universities in the state of Maryland. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Johns Hopkins University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Johns Hopkins University.

3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: (410) 516-8171
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Rankings: Johns Hopkins University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 14
Score: 86
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 19
Average freshman retention rate: 96.8%
6-year graduation rate: 91.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 90%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 1
Faculty resources ranking: 22
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 64.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 11.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 98.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 24
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1290-1510
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 84%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 98%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 25.4%
Financial resources rank: 3
Alumni giving rank: 15
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 34.7%

Johns Hopkins University History

Essential Facts: Johns Hopkins University

  • In 1909, the university was among the first to start adult continuing education programs.
  • Johns Hopkins University is considered the first research university in the United States.
  • As of October 2019, 39 Nobel laureates and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with Johns Hopkins.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 56%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 24%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 23%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 90%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 5%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: lacrosse
Women’s scholarship sports: lacrosse
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra