Johns Hopkins University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$52,170

3.49% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$29,066

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.14%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

12.5%

27,156 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

25,151

57.2% 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 General Public Health (170 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (125 degrees), and International Relations & Affairs (117 degrees).

In 2017, 8,878 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johns Hopkins University. 55.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,848 degrees), 3.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1100 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $52,170, which is $25,670 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $52,170, which is $25,670 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,066.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$52,170

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $52,170. The cost of tuition at Johns Hopkins University is $25,670 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$29,066

2017 Value

6.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Johns Hopkins University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,066. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Johns Hopkins University grew by 6.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,616

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johns Hopkins University was of $12,616 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 5.12% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.826% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2% with respect to 2016, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.14%

2016 Default Rate

35

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Johns Hopkins University was 1.14%, which represents 35 out of the 3068 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 27,156 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.5% annual decline. Out of those 27,156 applicants, 3,405 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.5% acceptance rate.

There were 25,151 students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in 2017, and 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johns Hopkins University has an overall enrollment yield of 41.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,405

Accepted Out of 27,156

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johns Hopkins University was 12.5% (3,405 admissions from 27,156 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 12.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.5%, while admissions declined by -4.78%.

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SAT Scores

43%

Submission Percentage

605

Scores Submitted

43% of enrolled first-time students at Johns Hopkins University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johns Hopkins University has a total enrollment of 25,151 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,393 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,758. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% White, 14% Asian, 8.17% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Black or African American, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (18.1%), followed by White Female (15.2%) and Asian Female (13.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.6%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Asian Female (6.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johns Hopkins University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,151 students. The full-time enrollment at Johns Hopkins University is 14,393 and the part-time enrollment is 10,758. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at Johns Hopkins University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2017 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

    10,814

  2. Asian

    3,520

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2,056

The enrolled student population at Johns Hopkins University is 43% White, 14% Asian, 8.17% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Black or African American, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.103% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1052 more women than men received degrees from Johns Hopkins University. The majority of degree recipients at Johns Hopkins University are white (3,848 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1100 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University is General Public Health (170 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (125 degrees) and International Relations & Affairs (117 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 (1,338 degrees awarded), Biology (957 degrees), and Engineering (976 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 (632,622 people), Physicians (509,147 people), Software developers (458,906 people), Postsecondary teachers (371,608 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (366,138 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Social Sciences (1,338 degrees awarded), Biology (957 degrees), Engineering (976 degrees), Math & Statistics (200 degrees), and Physical Sciences (191 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Social Sciences (1,338 degrees awarded), Biology (957 degrees), Engineering (976 degrees), Math & Statistics (200 degrees), and Physical Sciences (191 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 (766,595 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (672,927 people), Computer Systems Design (637,137 people), Elementary & secondary schools (568,213 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (483,829 people).

The most specialized majors at Johns Hopkins University are Social Sciences (1,338 degrees awarded), Biology (957 degrees), Engineering (976 degrees), Math & Statistics (200 degrees), and Physical Sciences (191 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. 170 degrees awarded

  2. 125 degrees awarded

  3. 117 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johns Hopkins University was General Public Health with 170 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,913

  2. 4,965

In 2017, 3,913 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University, which is 0.788 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,965).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 391 degrees were awarded to men at Johns Hopkins University in International Relations & Affairs, which is 0.995 times less than the 393 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 428 degrees were awarded to women at Johns Hopkins University in General Public Health, which is 2.26 times more than the 189 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

87%

100% Completion Time

94%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 94% 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

    3,848 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,100 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    583 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johns Hopkins University is white (3,848 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1100 degrees).

3.31% of degree recipients (294 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,078 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,770 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    625 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Johns Hopkins University is white female (2,078 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,770 degrees).

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Operations

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.74B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $438M (11.7%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Johns Hopkins University had a total expenditure of $5.62B. Of that $5.62B, they spent $2.6B on salaries and $5.62B on benefits.

Johns Hopkins University employs 466 Professors, 336 Assistant professors, and 244 Lecturers. Most academics at Johns Hopkins University are Male Professors (335), Female Assistant professors(178), and Female Lecturers (159).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1298 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 1267 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1151 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.74B

2017 Endowment

13.2%

growth from 2016

Johns Hopkins University has an endowment valued at about $3.74B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Johns Hopkins University grew 13.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.46B 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. $2.8B - Federal

  2. $8.23M - State

  3. $7.66M - Local

As of 2017, Johns Hopkins University received $2.8B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.23M from state grants and contracts, and $7.66M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$2.6B

Salary Expenditure

$5.62B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Johns Hopkins University had a total expenditure of $5.62B. Of that $5.62B, they spent $2.6B on salaries and $5.62B 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

$2.6B

2017 Salaries

7.52%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Johns Hopkins University paid a median of $2.6B in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($5.62B) and a 7.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.56% growth from 2015 and a 4.8% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$203M

Instructional Salaries

1,403

Number of Employees

In 2017, Johns Hopkins University paid a total of $203M to 1,403 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.81% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

466 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1298 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Professor with 466 employees; Assistant professor with 336 employees; and Assistant professor with 244 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,298 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 1,267 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,151 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johns Hopkins University was Male Professor with 335 employees, Female Assistant professor with 178 employees, and Female Lecturer with 159 employees.

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

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