Admissions & Financial Aid
How to Apply
Applications are received from around the world and we value the diversity of each applicant. We are interested in you as an individual and review your application in its entirety. Hopkins Nursing seeks individuals who bring with them a spirit of inquiry, commitment, and motivation toward scholarship.
The Admissions Committee reviews each application carefully with attention given to the spirit of inquiry, commitment, and motivation toward scholarship. Complete academic records, essays, and letters of recommendation regarding character, intellectual curiosity, seriousness of purpose, and outside activities are all considered.
Transfer of credit is granted on an individual basis. The decision is based on equivalent content (for required courses), credit allotment and satisfactory completion of courses. You may petition for permission to substitute a course from another college or university by submitting a request to the Office of Admissions along with the complete course syllabus.
Up to six credits of graduate course work taken at Johns Hopkins University or elsewhere may be accepted for transfer. Course work must have been completed within the last five years. Course work at the undergraduate level will not be considered for graduate credit.
International applicants and applicants who have completed courses outside of the United States must submit:
- Official course-by-course evaluation from the World Education Services (WES) or Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
(If any academic credit was granted from an academic institution outside the United States, credits must be evaluated)
- Official Test of English as a Second Language (TOEFL) scores for international students whose native language is not English
- All international students seeking an F-1 visa are required to submit official documents in English showing proof of funding
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The Johns Hopkins University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University’s website at www.jhu.edu/security/annual_report.pdf.
In keeping with the mandates of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the University’s Annual Report contains statistics of certain crimes that are reported and that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or an officially recognized student organization, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus for the three most recent calendar years. Also included are campus security policies including those related to missing student notifications, alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and fire safety policies and statistics. All Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students are encouraged to read and print out the report at www.jhu.edu/security/annual_report.pdf, and to report all criminal incidents promptly to your respective security department.
A printed copy of the annual crime report may be obtained from the security offices of Johns Hopkins:
Homewood Campus 410-516-4631; Peabody Institute 410-234-4600; Medical Institutions 410-614-3473; Applied Physics Laboratory 443-778-7176; School of Advanced International Studies, D.C. 202-663-5808; or from the deans/directors/coordinators for our JHU Campuses and centers at: Baltimore, MD (Harbor East) 410-234-9301; Columbia, MD 410-516-9700; Bologna, Italy 202-663-5808; International +39.051.2917.811; Washington, D.C. Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences 202-663-5808; Nanjing, China 202-663-5808; International +86.25.8359.2436; Washington, D.C.- Carey Business School 202-663-5808; Montgomery County, MD 301-294-7011.
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