How to Get into Johns Hopkins University


          John Hopkins University also known as JHU or Hopkins is a private university in Baltimore, Maryland. JHU was founded in 1876 and has approximately 20,000 students. Its sports teams are called the Blue Jays. Johns Hopkins is typically ranked within the top 20 universities in both in the national and international rankings. The college’s medical and nursing departments rank in the top 5 in the country. In addition many of its graduate programs such as the Johns Hopkins graduate school of engineering, and the Mathematical Sciences school rank in the top 10. If you are looking to attend one of the top universities in the country then look no further than Johns Hopkins University.

Step 1

Since Johns Hopkins University is a tough college to get into academically you will need to raise your academic scores to help you get in. Look at the average GPA scores for previous incoming freshmen to the university. Model you high school career to beat this average score. This will give you a much better chance at getting into the university. The average GPA for students to Johns Hopkins University is close to 3.7. John’s Hopkins University is very tough to get into and has an admissions rate of 27%. This means that only about a quarter of all the applicants to the university get accepted.

Step 2

Also focus on raising your standardized test scores as those are very important in the admissions process to get into Johns Hopkins. You can try to beat the average scores. The higher your combined SAT scores and GPA are the better your chances of getting scholarship money at the university as well. The middle 50% of scores for SAT Math for entering John’s Hopkins University freshmen are between 670 and 770. The average scores for Critical Reading range from 630 to 730. The SAT writing scores are between 650 and 730. Also the average ACT score is 31.

Step 3

Don’t miss the deadlines for applying to Johns Hopkins University. The deadline for fall freshmen application into Johns Hopkins is January 1st. The early decision deadline for students is November 1st. Transfer students’ applications are due by March 15th.

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