By The Numbers: The JHU Class of 2018

The Johns Hopkins University recently welcomed the class of 2018. As they embark on the next chapter in their education, take a look at some facts and figures on this year’s incoming class:

Number of students in first-year class: 120 - 118 new plus 2 returning students

Of this year’s new students:

69 are female and 49 are male

109 are regular MD students and 9 are combined MD-PhD students

20 are underrepresented in medicine (17% of entering class)

Average age: 23

Age range: 20-35

Percent with advanced degrees:  9%

Number of students applied:

AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) applications – 6,429

Average MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test): 35.3

  • Verbal reasoning – 10.9
  • Physical science – 12.1
  • Biological science – 12.3
  • Overall average – 11.7

Average GPA:  3.87

Number of non-U.S./non-PR students:  3 (the Bahamas, Brazil, Iran)

Number of States represented in this year’s class:  31

Number of undergraduate schools represented in this year’s class:  65


17% of this year’s class had a major other than science;

10% received an advanced degree (includes 4 with Ph.D.’s)

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