Fast Facts

A quick snapshot of the community, campus, and culture at the nation’s first research university

We encourage you to get a top-level look at the different backgrounds, interests, and opportunities that make up the Hopkins community. But numbers only tell part of the story. For a deeper look at what life is like at Hopkins, check out some student stories on Hopkins Insider.

Class of 2026

  • 37,156 Applicants
  • 1,310 Students Enrolled
  • 99% In the Top 10% of Their Class
  • 1520-1560 SAT Middle 50th Percent
  • 34-35 ACT Middle 50th Percent
  • 3.9 Average Unweighted GPA
  • $59K Average Need-Based Scholarship for First-Year Students
  • 21% First-Generation College Students

Undergraduate Student Body

  • 5,318 Undergraduates Currently Enrolled
  • 51 Countries Are Represented in Our Undergraduate Community
  • 53% Students Identify as Female
  • 47% Students Identify as Male

Academics & Research

  • $3.1B Annual Research Funding
  • $400K Annual Start-Up Funding
  • 98% Students With Pre-Professional Experience
  • 80% Undergraduates With at Least One Research Experience
  • 85% Students With at Least One Internship Experience
  • 52 Undergraduate Majors
  • 50 Undergraduate Minors
  • 7:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • 23 Average Class Size

Student Life

  • 450+ Student-Run Organizations
  • 22 Varsity Sports Teams
  • 40+ Sports Clubs & Intramurals
  • 50+ Community Service Groups
  • 83% Students Involved in at Least One Organization
  • 500+ Students Study Abroad, Conduct Research, or Do Service Learning in 50+ Countries
  • 98% First-Year Students Live On-Campus
  • 5 Residence Hall Options for First-Year Students
  • 6 Homewood Dining Locations
  • 500+ On-Campus Work Opportunities

Financial Aid

  • 54% Students Receive Need-Based Financial Aid 
  • $59K Average Need-Based Scholarship for First-Year Students
  • 62% Students Graduate Debt-Free
  • $156M Awarded in Need-Based Scholarships Last Year

Retention & Outcomes

  • 97% First-Year Students Return for Sophomore Year
  • 95% Graduate Within Six Years
  • 38% Students Continue to Graduate/Professional School
  • $61,500 Median Salary Upon Graduation
  • 86% Employed Full-Time or in Graduate School Within Six Months of Graduation
  • 80% Admit Rate to Medical School
  • 97% Admit Rate to Law School
  • 100% of Fortune 100 Companies Employ Hopkins Graduates
  • 15 Fulbright Scholarships Awarded to Hopkins Students in 2022