Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Located in an eclectic area of Baltimore, one hour from Washington, D.C.
  • Low student-teacher ratio and small class size


  • Most selective
  • Expensive

The Bottom Line

  • Johns Hopkins University is a well-regarded institution based in Baltimore, Maryland, that educates students and cultivates their capacity for life-long learning through strong academic departments and small classes, fostering lasting relationships between faculty and students.


Admission to Johns Hopkins University is most selective, with 18 percent of applicants accepted. The school takes the Common or Universal College Application and the Johns Hopkins Supplement. Students must also submit their secondary school report, two teacher evaluations, SAT or ACT...  

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