Admission for Full-time, Residential Graduate Programs1
Programs of Study Information
Please visit specific degree program websites to review their application and degree requirements.
General Application Process and Admissions Inquiries
Admissions/Information for Visiting Graduate Students and Volunteers
The schools of Arts and Sciences, and Engineering recognize and appreciate the contributions of volunteers and visiting graduate students to its mission of education and research and has policies in place to enable both schools to retain and set forth requirements pertaining to volunteers and visiting graduate students.
Interested Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) applicants should visit: http://grad.jhu.edu/apply/visiting-students/ and interested Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) applicants should visit https://engineering.jhu.edu/graduate-admissions/visting-grad-students/
Costs of Attendance and Financial Aid
Costs of Attendance
See the Office of Student Financial Services' website for financial aid information.
See the Office of Student Accounts' website for tuition rates and refund schedule.
Funding, Financial Aid, and Student Loans
Graduate students should contact their department(s) for information concerning funding support availability. Information for the Whiting School is located at https://engineering.jhu.edu/graduate-studies/graduate-financial-aid/. Students who are seeking federal financial aid are required to fill out a new FAFSA form for each year of financial aid. For more information on student loans and work-study opportunities, visit the Student Financial Services website (http://www.jhu.edu/finaid/grads.html) or visit their office in Garland Hall.
Johns Hopkins is a community committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students, faculty and staff and by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best research, scholarship, teaching, health care, and other strategic goals of the Health System and the University. Taken together these values are recognized and supported fully by the Johns Hopkins Institutions leadership at all levels. Further, we recognize that the responsibility for excellence, diversity and inclusion lies with all of us at the Institutions: leadership, administration, faculty, staff and students.
WSE-Specific Graduate Fellowship Information
The Whiting School of Engineering offers a number of endowed fellowships that provide supplemental financial aid to incoming and current full-time engineering students. Full-time degree seeking graduate students are automatically considered for the fellowships. Visit WSE Graduate Fellowship and Grants for more information.
KSAS-Specific Graduate Fellowship Information
The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences offers an incredible array of opportunities for student researchers in the areas of natural science, social science, and humanities. Visit the KSAS Research page for more information.
Veterans Educational Benefits
Johns Hopkins is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission for the training of veterans, service members, eligible spouses and dependents under the provisions of the various federal laws pertaining to veterans' educational benefits. Johns Hopkins University also complies with Federal Law Section 103 (effective Aug. 1, 2019) which ensures that Johns Hopkins University will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that an eligible individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from the VA under Chapter 31 or 33.
Information about veterans' benefits and enrollment procedures may be obtained at https://studentaffairs.jhu.edu/registrar/veterans/ or firstname.lastname@example.org the Office of the Registrar, 75 Garland Hall, 410-516-6635.
Once admitted to the university, the student must complete an Application for Program of Education or Training (VA Form 22-1990) from the Department of Veteran Affairs. A copy of the Certificate of Eligibility, can be sent to the Veterans Desk, email@example.com . Additional delivery options can be found at https://studentaffairs.jhu.edu/registrar/veterans/.
The student who is transferring from another university or college will need to submit a Request for Change of Place of Training (VA Form 22-1995) from the Department of Veteran Affairs. The completed form should be submitted to the VA, and a copy sent to the Veterans Desk at the university.
When enrolling in classes, please select Third Party Payer as your billing method.
Students who received veterans' benefits at the university the preceding semester and plan to enroll with no change of objective should inform the Veterans Desk, firstname.lastname@example.org at the time of registration that they want to be recertified under the provisions of their eligibility. Please select Third Party Payer as billing method.
Students receiving veterans' benefits must take courses that lead toward the exact objective (usually a specific degree) on the original VA application. Students utilizing veterans' benefits must let the Veteran School Certifying Official know immediately of any change in their program or status that might affect the amount of their VA payment. If they fail to do so, the Department of Veterans Affairs will seek reimbursement from the student for any overpayment.
Standards of Progress
Continuation of VA payments depends on the student's meeting the university's academic standards for all students. The student must also meet any standards of progress which may be established by VA regulations.
The College Navigator Tool
Veteran students may go to the College Navigator to access a school comparison tool.