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Undergraduate Admissions

For information on applying to and visiting Johns Hopkins University as a prospective undergraduate, please see the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

Graduate Admissions

Please see the Graduate Education at Johns Hopkins web site for general information on graduate studies at Johns Hopkins and the Humanities Center. There is specific information on Admissions for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and an on-line application. The Johns Hopkins University requires proof of English proficiency from international students. Click here for information about proficiency tests and additional information for international student applications.

For more specific inquiries, please write to the Director of the Humanities Center or the specific faculty member with whom you would want to study. 

General Application Information

Relevant Forms:

    *  Application Forms (Office of Graduate Admissions)
    *  Foreign Language Competence

The Humanities Center requests applicants to provide the following information in addition to what is required in the general application of admission to graduate study:

1. Three (3) letters of recommendation.

2. A copy of what in the applicant's judgment is his/her best writing sample. If the return of the paper is desired, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

3. A completed copy of the form on Foreign Language Competence (endorsed).

4. A list of schools to which the applicant is applying.

5. A list of National Fellowships for which the applicant is applying.

Additional Information

Deadline for application is December 1.

We do not send out any financial aid applications before admittance. If you are admitted to the program, we will then send financial aid and housing information.

Return your application to:

   The Humanities Center
   Johns Hopkins University
   Gilman 213
   3400 N. Charles Street
   Baltimore, MD 21218

Supporting documentation should be mailed, in one envelope, to the following address:

Johns Hopkins University
Full-time Studies in Arts, Sciences and Engineering
Graduate Affairs and Admissions Office
Shriver Hall 28
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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