Admitted Students With Non-Degree Seeking/Special Status Are:

  • Permitted to enroll in courses for which they satisfy the prerequisites
  • Permitted to take up to 4 courses
  • Not qualified to receive financial aid
  • Not eligible for graduation
  • Required to reapply to become degree-seeking (acceptance not guaranteed)

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, a non-degree seeking or special student must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application.
    Please indicate non-degree seeking under the AAP Program tab in the application.
  2. Official transcripts for the highest degree attained:
    JHU AAP prefers to accept official transcripts that are electronically sent directly from the granting institution and emailed to aapadmissions@jhu.edu.If your institution does not provide electronic transcripts, request that your institution send an official transcript directly to:Johns Hopkins University
    Advanced Academic Programs
    Transcript Processing Center
    32 Mount Joy Street, Suite 300
    Mount Joy, PA 17552
  3. Statement of purpose
  4. Resume
  5. Writing sample (Writing applicants only)

Applicants for the Applied Economics or Communication programs must follow the same application process as degree-seeking students. Please refer to the program-specific web pages for admissions requirements.

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