Johns Hopkins University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$50,410

3.49% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,352

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.16%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

12.8%

27,852 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

23,917

58.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

92.4%

1,222 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 Registered Nursing (287 degrees awarded), General Public Health (141 degrees), and Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (123 degrees).

In 2016, 8,437 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johns Hopkins University. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,845 degrees), 3.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1031 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $50,410, which is $24,554 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $50,410, which is $24,554 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,352.

In 2016, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,410

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $50,410. The cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $24,554 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$27,352

2016 Value

3.47%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Johns Hopkins University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,352. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Johns Hopkins University grew by 3.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,001

Room and Board

$1,210

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johns Hopkins University was of $12,001 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,210. The cost of room and board increased by 1.95% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.06% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.96% with respect to 2015, when 51% 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.

1.16%

2015 Default Rate

34

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Johns Hopkins University was 1.16%, which represents 34 out of the 2925 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 27,852 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.34% annual growth. Out of those 27,852 applicants, 3,576 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.8% acceptance rate.

There were 23,917 students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in 2016, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johns Hopkins University has an overall enrollment yield of 38.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,576

Accepted Out of 27,852

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johns Hopkins University was 12.8% (3,576 admissions from 27,852 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 14.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.34%, while admissions declined by -0.584%.

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SAT Scores

53%

Submission Percentage

731

Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at Johns Hopkins University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johns Hopkins University has a total enrollment of 23,917 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 13,963 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,954. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.3% White, 13.4% Asian, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 6.64% Black or African American, 3.2% Two or More Races, 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (19.2%), followed by White Female (17.1%) and Asian Female (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (19.3%), followed by White Male (17.1%) and Asian Female (6.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 23,917 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 13,963 and the part-time enrollment is 9,954. This means that 58.4% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

96%

2016 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 96%. 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

    9,875

  2. Asian

    3,205

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,854

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University is 41.3% White, 13.4% Asian, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 6.64% Black or African American, 3.2% Two or More Races, 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 875 more women than men received degrees from Johns Hopkins University. The majority of degree recipients at Johns Hopkins University are white (3,845 degrees awarded). There were 3.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1031 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University is Registered Nursing (287 degrees awarded), followed by General Public Health (141 degrees) and Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (123 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 (946 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,113 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,184 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 Miscellaneous managers (749,808 people), Physicians & surgeons (508,705 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (469,811 people), Postsecondary teachers (396,569 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (348,425 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (946 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,113 degrees), Social Sciences (1,184 degrees), Math & Statistics (197 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (946 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,113 degrees), Social Sciences (1,184 degrees), Math & Statistics (197 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 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 (724,667 people), Hospitals (683,476 people), Computer Systems Design (600,309 people), Elementary & secondary schools (553,707 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (495,681 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Biology (946 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,113 degrees), Social Sciences (1,184 degrees), Math & Statistics (197 degrees), and Physical Sciences (169 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. 287 degrees awarded

  2. 141 degrees awarded

  3. 123 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University was Registered Nursing with 287 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,781

  2. 4,656

In 2016, 3,781 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University, which is 0.812 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,656).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 380 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University in International Relations & Affairs, which is 1.06 times more than the 357 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 434 degrees were awarded to women at Johns Hopkins University in General Public Health, which is 2.16 times more than the 201 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

87%

100% Completion Time

93%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Johns Hopkins University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.491% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,845 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,031 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    567 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johns Hopkins University is white (3,845 degrees awarded). There were 3.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1031 degrees).

3.72% of degree recipients (314 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,102 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,743 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    590 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Johns Hopkins University is white female (2,102 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,743 degrees).

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Operations

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.33B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.8M (0.625%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Johns Hopkins University had a total expenditure of $5.09B. Of that $5.09B, they spent $2.27B on salaries and $5.09B on benefits.

Johns Hopkins University employs 470 Professors, 318 Assistant professors, and 233 Lecturers. Most academics at Johns Hopkins University are Male Professors (347), Male Assistant professors(167), and Female Lecturers (157).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1247 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 1232 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1149 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.33B

2015 Endowment

1.93%

decline from 2014

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at about $3.33B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Johns Hopkins University declined 1.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.06B 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. $1.11B - Federal

  2. $20.4M - State

  3. $8.31M - Local

As of 2015, Johns Hopkins University received $1.11B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $20.4M from state grants and contracts, and $8.31M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$2.27B

Salary Expenditure

$5.09B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Johns Hopkins University had a total expenditure of $5.09B. Of that $5.09B, they spent $2.27B on salaries and $5.09B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Johns Hopkins University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.27B

2015 Salaries

4.8%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Johns Hopkins University paid a median of $2.27B in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($5.09B) and a 4.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.94% growth from 2013 and a 6.18% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$176M

Instructional Salaries

1,415

Number of Employees

In 2015, Johns Hopkins University paid a total of $176M to 1,415 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.73% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

470 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1247 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Professor with 470 employees; Assistant professor with 318 employees; and Assistant professor with 233 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,247 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 1,232 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,149 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University was Male Professor with 347 employees, Male Assistant professor with 167 employees, and Female Lecturer with 157 employees.

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

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