Johns Hopkins University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$54,160
2.15% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,241
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.39%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
11.1%
30,115 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
28,890
50.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
94.4%
1,381 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 (171 degrees awarded), Neuroscience (135 degrees), and Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (130 degrees).

In 2020, 10,092 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johns Hopkins University. 56.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,905 degrees), 2.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1381 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $54,160, which is $25,531 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $54,160, which is $25,531 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,241.

In 2020, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$54,160
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $54,160. The cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $25,531 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$25,241
2020 Value
13%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Johns Hopkins University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,241. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Johns Hopkins University grew by 13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,273
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johns Hopkins University was of $14,273 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 3.85% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.806% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.79% with respect to 2019, when 56% 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%
2018 Default Rate
46
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Johns Hopkins University was 1.39%, which represents 46 out of the 3319 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 30,115 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.29% annual decline. Out of those 30,115 applicants, 3,330 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 11.1% acceptance rate.

There were 28,890 students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in 2020, and 61% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johns Hopkins University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

11.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,330
Accepted Out of 30,115

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johns Hopkins University was 11.1% (3,330 admissions from 30,115 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 11.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.29%, while admissions declined by −4.23%.

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SAT Scores

61%
Submission Percentage
854
Scores Submitted

61% of enrolled first-time students at Johns Hopkins University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johns Hopkins University has a total enrollment of 28,890 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,652 students and the part-time enrollment is 14,238. This means that 50.7% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41% White, 15% Asian, 9.31% Hispanic or Latino, 8.11% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0969% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (14.2%), followed by White Male (13.4%) and Asian Male (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (19.3%), followed by White Male (14.8%) and Asian Female (6.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28,890 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,652 and the part-time enrollment is 14,238. This means that 50.7% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2020 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 (84.5%), 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
    11,832
  2. Asian
    4,343
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,690

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University is 41% White, 15% Asian, 9.31% Hispanic or Latino, 8.11% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0969% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1258 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 (3,905 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1381 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University is General Public Health (171 degrees awarded), followed by Neuroscience (135 degrees) and Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (130 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 Social Sciences (1,403 degrees awarded), Biology (1,086 degrees), and Math & Statistics (310 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 Social Sciences (1,403 degrees awarded), Biology (1,086 degrees), Math & Statistics (310 degrees), Engineering (1,145 degrees), and Physical Sciences (204 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 Social Sciences (1,403 degrees awarded), Biology (1,086 degrees), Math & Statistics (310 degrees), Engineering (1,145 degrees), and Physical Sciences (204 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 Social Sciences (1,403 degrees awarded), Biology (1,086 degrees), Math & Statistics (310 degrees), Engineering (1,145 degrees), and Physical Sciences (204 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. 171 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 135 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 130 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University was General Public Health with 171 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4,417
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
5,675
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 4,417 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University, which is 0.778 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,675).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 379 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University in International Relations & Affairs, which is 1.04 times more than the 366 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 484 degrees were awarded to women at Johns Hopkins University in General Education, which is 2.86 times more than the 169 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2020, 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 93% 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 Sex

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 (72.4%).

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, 1.3% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,905 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,381 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    717 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johns Hopkins University is white (3,905 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1381 degrees).

3.48% of degree recipients (351 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,114 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,791 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    783 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Johns Hopkins University is white female (2,114 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,791 degrees).

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Operations

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.75B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $231M (3.42%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Johns Hopkins University had a total salary expenditure of $6.4B. Johns Hopkins University employs 532 Professors, 303 Assistant professors, and 281 Lecturers. Most academics at Johns Hopkins University are Male Professors (380), Female Lecturers(176), and Female Assistant professors (154).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 1402 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1358 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 982 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.75B
2020 Endowment
7.56%
growth from 2019

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at about $6.75B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Johns Hopkins University grew 7.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.45B 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. $3.13B - Federal
  2. $17.6M - State
  3. $6.2M - Local

As of 2020, Johns Hopkins University received $3.13B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $17.6M from state grants and contracts, and $6.2M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.08B
2020 Salaries
5.69%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Johns Hopkins University paid a median of $3.08B in salaries, which represents 48.1% of their overall expenditure ($6.4B) and a 5.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.26% growth from 2018 and a 5.28% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$217M
Instructional Salaries
1,421
Number of Employees

In 2020, Johns Hopkins University paid a total of $217M to 1,421 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.04% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
532 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1402 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Professor with 532 employees; Assistant professor with 303 employees; and Assistant professor with 281 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Business and Financial Operations with 1,402 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,358 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 982 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University was Male Professor with 380 employees, Female Lecturer with 176 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 154 employees.

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

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