Please visit the Graduate Admissions website for information on the application process, tuition and other expenses, instructions for domestic and international students, and a link to the online application.

Application Requirements

All applicants are required to complete the online application. Upon starting an application, applicants will receive an email containing a PIN (personal identification number) and password, which are generated by the online application system. The PIN and password are necessary for accessing the application, to monitor the application status, and to view the receipt of supplemental materials. All required supplementary materials must be submitted electronically. A complete application consists of the following (details are provided on the Graduate Admissions website):

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • GRE Scores (optional)
  • TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
  • Writing Sample (maximum file size is 32MB)
  • Supplementary Application Form (if applicable)

Testing Information:
Institution Code 5332
GRE Department Code 2901
TOEFL Department Code 13

Application Deadline

For fall admission, the application deadline is December 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST of the previous year.

For example, for Fall 2024 admission the application deadline is December 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. EST). Spring admission is not offered.

Visiting Johns Hopkins

For a visit to our department, prospective graduate students should email a request to [email protected]. Please provide at least two weeks’ advance notice when requesting a visit.