Johns Hopkins invites 2,284 applicants to join the Class of 2022

They join 610 early decision students who are already part of the class

Abstract, unfocused image of students in study room with stained glass windows

Image caption: The iconic Hutzler Reading Room in Gilman Hall on Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus features 19 stained glass windows bearing the marks of Renaissance printers.

Credit: Noah Scialom

Johns Hopkins University admitted 2,284 students to the Class of 2022 today, offering admission to a talented and diverse group of scholars that includes researchers, writers, creators, innovators, and social activists.

Among the newly admitted class are an author who interviewed Syrian refugees for a book project, a student who discovered a new species of cockroach, the founder and president of an organization that provides custom-designed prostheses and assistive devices for animals, the founder of a coding workshop for middle school girls, and the co-founder of a bluegrass band.

The 2,284 students admitted today join 610 early decision students who are already members of the Class of 2022. Short profiles of several early decision enrollees are available on hopkinsinsider.com.

More on the admitted Class of 2022

  • Number of applicants: 29,128
  • Number of students admitted: 2,894
  • Geographic diversity: Admitted students come from all 50 U.S. states, five U.S. territories, and 87 other countries
  • Top five countries they come from (besides U.S.): China, South Korea, Canada, India, Brazil
  • Race/ethnicity: Asian–28 percent, Caucasian–24 percent, Hispanic–18 percent, Black–14 percent, International–9 percent, Native American–2 percent, Pacific Islander–1 percent, Unknown–3 percent

Students who applied regular decision can view admissions decisions online at mydecision.jhu.edu. Notifications were sent out at 3 p.m. today.

Admitted students have until May 1 to accept their spot in the class.