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Johns Hopkins University

Academic Requirements

Admissions Overview


Acceptance Rate

3.8 - 4.0

Average GPA

1510 - 1570

Average SAT Score

34 - 35

Average ACT Score

GPA Requirements

Johns Hopkins University does not have a strict minimum GPA requirement for undergraduate admissions. However, admitted students typically have very high GPAs, ranging from 3.8 to 4.0, with an average GPA of 3.9. The university recommends take 4 units each of english, science, math & foreign languages, and two units each of history & social studies.


Average High School GPA

3.8 - 4.0

25th-7th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Johns Hopkins is test-optional currently for the admissions cycle. Stanford University's SAT scores for admitted students range from 1510 - 1570, with an average score of 1540.

Although SAT scores are optional, we recommend that students aim for a good SAT score of at least 1540 to be competitive in the admissions process at Johns Hopkins University.


Average SAT

1510 - 1570

25th-75th Percentile


Students submitting SAT scores

ACT Requirements

Johns Hopkins is test-optional for the next admissions cycle. Johns Hopkins University's ACT scores for admitted students range from 34 to 35, with an average score of 34.

A good ACT score will still boost your application above the competition and help get you into your dream school. It will allow admissions officers to quickly and objectively compare you to the rest of the applicant pool.


Average ACT


25th-75th Percentile


Students submitting ACT scores

Other Requirements

Besides academic grades, Johns Hopkins has some additional requirements based on the program of study you apply for.


Make sure you have extracurriculars relating to your area of study and those that show your dedication over time.

Recommendation Letters

Johns Hopkins University requires two teacher evaluations.


Fluency in English is a prerequisite for undergraduate admission at Johns Hopkins and international students have to provide proof of this.

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