A non-degree seeking or special student is one who would be eligible for admission as a degree or certificate candidate to the chosen program, but who is not interested in pursuing the credential.
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)
To be considered for admission, a non-degree seeking or special student must submit the following:
- A completed online application
Indicate non-degree seeking under AAP Program tab in application
JHU AAP accepts official transcripts that are electronically sent directly from the granting institution and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your institution does not provide electronic transcripts, request that your institution send an official transcript directly to:
Johns Hopkins University
AAP Admissions Office
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 101
Washington, DC 20036
- Statement of Purpose
- Writing Applicants ONLY: Writing Sample
- Send official transcript for the highest degree attained
Note: Applicants for Applied Economics and Communications must follow the same application process as degree-seeking students. Please refer to the program-specific web pages for admissions requirements.