Johns Hopkins University Computer Science Programs
Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Johns Hopkins is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Johns Hopkins University Rankings
Johns Hopkins is ranked #6 out of 408 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #1 out of 8 schools in Maryland.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Johns Hopkins has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Johns Hopkins.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Johns Hopkins has earned from around the web.
|#3||Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#6||Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems||College Factual|
|#6||Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#19||Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#43||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
|#47||Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is Johns Hopkins University?
Contact details for Johns Hopkins are given below.
|Address:||3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688|
How Do I Get Into Johns Hopkins?
You can apply to Johns Hopkins online at: https://apply.commonapp.org
Admission Requirements for Johns Hopkins
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Johns Hopkins?
Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 13%, and the acceptance rate for women is 12%.
Average Test Scores
About 43% of students accepted to Johns Hopkins submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 730 and 800.
Can I Afford Johns Hopkins University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Johns Hopkins, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $6,361 a year. That adds up to $25,444 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Johns Hopkins is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 20,823 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,762 full-time undergraduates at Johns Hopkins, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Johns Hopkins University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||432|
|Hispanic or Latino||876|
Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Johns Hopkins University. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 104 countries are represented at Johns Hopkins. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Johns Hopkins University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Johns Hopkins has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Johns Hopkins
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Johns Hopkins University was 22.0%. This is the #542 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Johns Hopkins regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Johns Hopkins majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer Information Systems||2%|
|Computer Systems Networking||43%|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||43%|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Johns Hopkins ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Johns Hopkins.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Information Science||#10|
|Computer Systems Networking||#17|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||#17|
|Computer & IS Security||#22|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||#23|
|Computer Information Systems||#45|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Johns Hopkins University Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Computer & Information Sciences||88||0||257||18||363|
|General Information Science||0||11||77||0||88|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||0||0||87||0||87|
|Computer & IS Security||0||2||84||0||86|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Lester Spence under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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