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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Class of 2016 arrives at Johns Hopkins Aug. 29 and 30

Reporters are welcome to visit the Homewood campus to capture scenes from an annual rite of passage as the freshman class moves into the residence halls.

Class of 2016 Offered Admission to The Johns Hopkins University

For the tenth year in a row, a record-breaking number of people – 20,496 – applied for undergraduate admission to the schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University, a 5 percent increase over last year. At the same time, the university’s admissions rate fell to a record low: Only 17.7 percent of those applying for entry in fall 2012 were admitted.