Johns Hopkins University

Spring 2008
Vol. 5, No.2


William R. Brody to Retire from Presidency

Lattman to Lead Hauptman-Woodward Institute

A Learning Lab for Conservation

A Super Bowl He Won't Soon Forget

Student Standouts

Mellon Foundation Boosts Support for Humanities

The Financial Side of Economics

Writin' About a Revolution

Conversation in Bloom

>Admissions by the Numbers

Moving a Mummy, Going Green

Faculty News

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Admissions by the Numbers

graphicJohns Hopkins grows more popular among prospective undergraduates—and therefore more selective—with each year.

16,006: Total applications (for Arts and Sciences and Engineering) in 2008
1,235: Total spots available
14,848: Total applications in 2007
8,929: Total applications in 2001
1,055: Early Decision applications in 2008
439: Early Decision accepted students
1,373: Composite SAT scores among accepted ED students

Academic interests of accepted students:
39 percent engineering
15 percent social and behavioral sciences
14 percent humanities
3 percent undecided Arts and Sciences