August 26, 2013
Media Contact: Jill Rosen
Office: (443) 287-9960
Cell: (443) 547-8805
The No. 1 ranked U.S. water skier. The founder of a sustainable tree farm in Uganda. An opening performer for the band Earth Wind and Fire. A health columnist for Huffpost Teen. An independent filmmaker recognized by the American Film Institute. The creator of a program where corporations donate old computers to disadvantaged schools in India and Sri Lanka.
Meet a few of the students in Johns Hopkins University’s class of 2017.
WHAT: Move-in day for Johns Hopkins University’s freshmen. Over two days, more than a thousand students arrive in Baltimore and start getting to know the campus that will be home for at least the next four years.
WHEN: From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 and Thursday, Aug. 29.
HOW: Student and their families will drive onto campus where orientation staff members will help them check-in. Upper-classmen volunteers will help families unload their cars and bring the new students’ belongings into their dorm rooms.
Fast Facts about JHU’s Class of 2017 (as of Aug. 9):
Total freshman enrollment: 1,320
Number of freshman applicants: 20,614
Number of freshmen admitted: 3,519
Percent Male: 50
Percent Female: 50
Number underrepresented minority students: 289
Percent in Krieger School of Arts and Sciences: 68
Percent in Whiting School of Engineering: 32
Number early decision: 528
Top five states they come from: Maryland, New York, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Top three countries other than U.S. they come from: Republic of Korea, China, and Canada
Middle 50th percent SAT I combined score: 2030-2240
Mean unweighted academic GPA: 3.76
Among the class of 2017 are 10 Baltimore Scholars, graduates of Baltimore City public schools accepted into the university’s undergraduate programs who receive full-tuition scholarships.
To attend move-in day on the Homewood campus or if you have questions about the Class of 2017, please contact Jill Rosen at 443-287-9960, 443-547-8805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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