“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire


10/19/2018 @ 9:10 AM

Name of College:

Johns Hopkins University

Name of Representative:

Madeline Kern

Email Address:


Phone Number:

Office: (410) 516-8171

College Web Page:


Please give some examples of high profile events

held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

Milton Eisenhower Symposium

Foreign Affairs Symposium

Spring Fair

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?

Nearly 100%

100% of all students live on campus for 2 years.

New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

New Business Minor!

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

A minor in entrepreneurship and a tech incubator to fund ideas. Leader in research spending.

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

Tufts, Wesleyan, Harvard.

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

Baltimore - we are right in the city.

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

8 hour drive, 1 hr flight.

What are your most popular majors?

Public Health, International Studies.

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Medicine, Science & the Humanities.

What majors are you hoping to grow?

Humanities area majors.

Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?


Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?

Yes - ED. We take >40% of the class.

If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Not offered.

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?


What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?


Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?

We do NOT track demonstrated interest.