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17 DEC 2022
After rigorous evaluation and consideration, Johns Hopkins University released its Class of 2027 Early Decision admissions results! This year 533 students were offered admission in the first early decision round.
Johns Hopkins reported their Early Admission Round I results for the Class of 2027. This prestigious university announced that 533 students earned admission in the first round.
"This group of newly admitted students represents one of the most talented, diverse, and community-minded student bodies in the nation. They have already shown their ability to make a mark on the world around them through their academic and co-curricular endeavors, and they're pursuing what matters to them in highly impactful ways," says Ellen Chow, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions.
Early Decision II decisions will be released Feb. 17, and regular admissions decisions will be announced March 17. To increase your chances of getting into Johns Hopkins University, we recommend you apply early.
For the class of 2026, the competition was intense, and only 6.5% of the 37,150 early and regular decision round applicants received the coveted admissions letter. The incoming class came from 48 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, and 63 other countries. The students also represented 7,774 high schools around the world.
Accepted students performed above and beyond in many key areas during their high school years.
|Number of Applications||Accepted Students||Acceptance Rate|
|Early Applications (ED I & ED II)||5,500 (approx)||822||15%|
Only 2,408 students were accepted into the Johns Hopkins class of 2026, with 1,586 coming from the regular admissions round. Most top universities have reported a downward trend in admission rates in the last three years, likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optional standardized testing, and an uptick in the number of students applying to college. As one of the most competitive non-Ivy League schools in the country, Johns Hopkins is no exception. Its admission rates have also decreased.
A Day in the Life: Johns Hopkins Student
The number of applicants to Johns Hopkins University grew significantly from 2020 to 2021. This growth is likely due to the pandemic and Johns Hopkins going test-optional. The Class of 2025 and 2026 had very similar application and acceptance numbers. The charts below show the early decision and regular decision application and acceptance numbers over the last three years.
|Class of 2025||Class of 2026||Class of 2027|
|Total ED Applicants||Not available (520 admitted)||2,500||2,700 applicants|
|Total ED Admissions Rate||Not available||21%||19.7%|
|Class of 2024||Class of 2025||Class of 2026|
|Total First-Year Applicants||29,655||38,725||37,150|
|Overall Admission Rate||8.8%||6.4%||6.5%|
John Hopkins University: You BIG Questions Answered
Johns Hopkins received 37,150 applications for the Class of 2026. Of those applicants (including Early Decision I & II and Regular Decision), they accepted 2,408 students. The overall acceptance rate was 6.5%.
Crimson students are getting into Johns Hopkins! As of today, we already have 11+ students reporting their regular round acceptance, with many, many more on the way! Congratulations to all the Crimson students accepted into the Johns Hopkins Class of 2026!
According to US News, Johns Hopkins University ranks #9 in the United States and is one of the most competitive and prestigious schools in the world. Most college admissions experts agree that the number of students applying to top universities will continue to grow, especially if schools continue making standardized testing optional.
Crimson Education helps thousands of students gain admission to their dream schools. Despite enormous applicant pools and low acceptance rates at top universities, Crimson’s acceptance numbers are increasing! This year, more than 200 of our students were accepted to top universities in the US in the early round alone. Here is a breakdown of Crimson’s early-round numbers.
If Johns Hopkins is your dream school, Crimson can help you get there! Our strategists include former Ivy League graduates who can help you put together a solid application that stands out from the crowd! Learn more about our Admissions Support program.
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