Johns Hopkins University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$55,350
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$28,999
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
1.39%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
11.2%
31,139 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
27,079
55.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
93%
1,287 Graduates

About

Johns Hopkins University is a higher education institution located in Baltimore city, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Johns Hopkins University were General Public Health (165 degrees awarded), Neuroscience (143 degrees), and Cellular & Molecular Biology (121 degrees).

In 2019, 10,006 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johns Hopkins University. 55.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,031 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1277 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $55,350, which is $26,850 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $55,350, which is $26,850 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,999.

In 2019, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$55,350
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $55,350. The cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $26,850 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$28,999
2019 Value
4.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Johns Hopkins University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,999. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Johns Hopkins University grew by 4.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,743
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johns Hopkins University was of $13,743 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of room and board increased by 5.87% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.813% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.66% with respect to 2018, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.39%
2017 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Johns Hopkins University was 1.39%, which represents 45 out of the 3235 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Johns Hopkins University received 31,139 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 4.58% annual growth. Out of those 31,139 applicants, 3,477 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 11.2% acceptance rate.

There were 27,079 students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in 2019, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johns Hopkins University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

11.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,477
Accepted Out of 31,139

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johns Hopkins University was 11.2% (3,477 admissions from 31,139 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 11.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 4.58%, while admissions grew by 1.76%.

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage
920
Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Johns Hopkins University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johns Hopkins University has a total enrollment of 27,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,907 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,172. This means that 55.1% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.7% White, 14.3% Asian, 8.76% Hispanic or Latino, 7.6% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.111% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (14.8%), followed by Asian Female (13.8%) and White Female (13.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.7%), followed by White Male (13.6%) and Asian Female (6.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,907 and the part-time enrollment is 12,172. This means that 55.1% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Johns Hopkins University was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Johns Hopkins University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    11,016
  2. Asian
    3,876
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,372

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University is 40.7% White, 14.3% Asian, 8.76% Hispanic or Latino, 7.6% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.111% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,036 students (3.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1108 more women than men received degrees from Johns Hopkins University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Johns Hopkins University is white (4,031 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1277 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University is General Public Health (165 degrees awarded), followed by Neuroscience (143 degrees) and Cellular & Molecular Biology (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Johns Hopkins University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (1,098 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,349 degrees), and Engineering (1,148 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Other managers (628,221 people), Software developers (563,082 people), Physicians (506,709 people), Postsecondary teachers (373,802 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (366,344 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (1,098 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,349 degrees), Engineering (1,148 degrees), Math & Statistics (256 degrees), and Physical Sciences (243 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (1,098 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,349 degrees), Engineering (1,148 degrees), Math & Statistics (256 degrees), and Physical Sciences (243 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (779,605 people), Computer Systems Design (693,722 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (636,485 people), Elementary & secondary schools (569,466 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (498,941 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (1,098 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,349 degrees), Engineering (1,148 degrees), Math & Statistics (256 degrees), and Physical Sciences (243 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Johns Hopkins University.
Most Common
  1. 165 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 143 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 121 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University was General Public Health with 165 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,449
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
5,557
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,449 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University, which is 0.801 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,557).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 346 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University in International Relations & Affairs, which is 1.03 times more than the 337 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 499 degrees were awarded to women at Johns Hopkins University in General Education, which is 3.75 times more than the 133 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

87%
100% Completion Time
93%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 87% of students graduating from Johns Hopkins University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 93% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 94% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Johns Hopkins University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.95% of graduates (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,031 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,277 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    689 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johns Hopkins University is white (4,031 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1277 degrees).

4.04% of degree recipients (404 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,197 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,834 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    729 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Johns Hopkins University is white female (2,197 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,834 degrees).

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Operations

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.28B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $218M (3.47%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Johns Hopkins University had a total salary expenditure of $6.28B. Johns Hopkins University employs 517 Professors, 346 Assistant professors, and 258 Associate professors. Most academics at Johns Hopkins University are Male Professors (366), Female Assistant professors(186), and Female Lecturers (160).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 1387 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1374 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1037 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.28B
2019 Endowment
49.8%
growth from 2018

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at about $6.28B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Johns Hopkins University grew 49.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.96B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.09B - Federal
  2. $15.6M - State
  3. $4.8M - Local

As of 2019, Johns Hopkins University received $3.09B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.6M from state grants and contracts, and $4.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.91B
2019 Salaries
6.26%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Johns Hopkins University paid a median of $2.91B in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($6.28B) and a 6.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.28% growth from 2017 and a 7.52% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$232M
Instructional Salaries
1,484
Number of Employees

In 2019, Johns Hopkins University paid a total of $232M to 1,484 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.97% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
517 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1387 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Professor with 517 employees; Assistant professor with 346 employees; and Assistant professor with 258 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Business and Financial Operations with 1,387 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,374 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,037 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University was Male Professor with 366 employees, Female Assistant professor with 186 employees, and Female Lecturer with 160 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Johns Hopkins University.

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