Johns Hopkins Announces Admissions For Class of 2028

25/03/202412 minute read
Johns Hopkins Announces Admissions For Class of 2028

John Hopkins hasn’t revealed the complete numbers for Class of 2028, but based on the number of admitted students and historical figures, it’s clear the competition remains tough.

Let’s find out what the estimated acceptance rate for Johns Hopkins Class of 2028 is, and see how it compares to previous years.

Johns Hopkins Class of 2028 Acceptance Rate

Johns Hopkins reported their admission results for the Class of 2028, and while the university hasn’t announced it’s total number of applicants yet, they did report that they’ve admitted a total of 2,558 students, a slight increase from last year’s 2,403 admitted students.

Out of the newly admitted 2,558 students, 1,749 of them were admitted through the regular decision round, while 550 were admitted through Early Decision I and 259 were admitted through Early Decision II.

For the class of 2027, the competition was intense, with only 6.2% of the 38,294 early and regular decision round applicants getting admissions letters. Given the similar number in admitted students as the previous year, it’s reasonable to estimate that the acceptance rate for Class of 2028 remains consistent.

Johns Hopkins Class of 2028 Admissions Stats
Early Decision IEarly Decision IIRegular DecisionTotal
Admitted Students5502591,7492,558

Johns Hopkins Class of 2028 Early Decision Acceptance Rate

While the early decision acceptance rate is still competitive, it offers a noticeable advantage compared to the regular decision round.

John Hopkins announced it’s total Early Decision applicants for both Class of 2026 and 2027, and in both years, the early acceptance rate was significantly higher than the total acceptance rate.

This year, about 31% of the admitted students were early applicants - this points to the higher number of acceptances through early decision in comparison to the regular decision round.

Based on these numbers, we recommend you apply early to maximize your chances of admission to Johns Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Class of 2026Class of 2027Class of 2028
Total ED Applicants2,500 2,700TBA
Total ED Admissions Rate21%19.7%TBA

While there’s a slight increase in the number of admitted students, that doesn’t necessarily mean the acceptance rate has risen as well. As one of the most competitive non-Ivy League schools in the country, Johns Hopkins acceptance rate has hovered around 6% for the past 3 years.

While Johns Hopkins hasn’t announced the number of applicants for Class of 2028 yet, looking at the historical figures could give us a good idea as to what acceptance rate to expect.

As you can see in the table below, the number of applicants to Johns Hopkins grew from 29,655 for Class of 2024 to 38,294 for Class of 2027. This increase in applicants was much higher than the increase in acceptances, meaning the acceptance rate actually decreased throughout the years.

In fact, even the total number of admitted students has decreased. Class of 2028 is the first class in recent years where the number of admitted applicants has actually increased!

Johns Hopkins Historical Acceptance Rate
Class 2024Class 2025Class 2026Class 2027Class 2028
Total Applicants29,65538,72537,15038,294TBA
Admitted Applicants2,6042,4762,4082,4032,558
Acceptance Rate8.8%6.4%6.5%6.2%TBA

What Kind of Student Gets into Johns Hopkins?

It's clear that to gain admission to Johns Hopkins, you’ll need to present a truly exceptional profile that extends beyond standardized test scores and academic records.

How Crimson Can Help You Stand Out

Johns Hopkins highly competitive acceptance rates and the broader trends in elite admissions highlight how challenging it has become to gain entry into top universities. In this highly competitive landscape, seeking guidance from experienced college admissions advisors can be a significant advantage. Advisors offer personalized support throughout the complex application process, helping you:

  • Craft a Compelling Narrative: They work with you to identify your unique strengths, passions, and experiences. This helps shape a cohesive application that showcases your potential to contribute to the Johns Hopkins community.
  • Navigate Strategic Choices: Advisors can provide insights on application timing (early vs. regular), test score submission, and highlight areas where you can further boost your profile.
  • Excel in Every Aspect: From essay coaching to interview preparation, advisors ensure each application component is polished and demonstrates your preparedness for Johns Hopkins rigorous academic environment.

Proven Success in a Competitive Landscape

Crimson Education has a track record of helping students achieve their admissions goals. Our personalized approach and expertise in selective admissions have led to impressive results. This year alone, over 200 Crimson students were accepted to top US universities in the early round. Here's a breakdown of our early-round numbers:

  • 87 offers to the Ivy League.
  • 163 offers to the US Top 20, including offers to Stanford, MIT, Caltech, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, University of Chicago, Rice, Vanderbilt, and University of Notre Dame.
  • 15% of Ivy League and 27% of top 20 early round applicants received offers to their dream schools.
  • 670+ offers to the US Top 50, including offers to NYU, University of Michigan, Georgetown, Carnegie Mellon, Emory, University of Virginia, and Washington University in St. Louis.
  • 1000+ offers to each student’s first choice school.

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