We’re excited that you've decided to join the vibrant community of education professionals at the Johns Hopkins School of Education — a significant first step in enhancing your academic journey and your career.

At the Johns Hopkins School of Education, we understand that embarking on a graduate application process can be daunting. To make it less overwhelming, we’ve segmented the process into manageable, comprehensible steps, detailed on this page.

Here, we provide essential guidance for you to navigate our admissions process as smoothly as possible. 

We eagerly await the opportunity to learn more about you and your professional goals — aligning them with our proven commitment to practical learning experiences, evidence-based impact, inclusive strategies, and global leadership in improving educational outcomes.

Navigating Your Application: A Step-By-Step Guide to Our Admissions Process

  • 1 Find Your Program

    Once you choose the degree or certificate program that best aligns with your goals, you can determine exactly what you’ll need to apply — and by when.

  • 2 Know Your Deadline

    Our programs have a range of application deadlines and timelines. These include fixed deadlines, rolling deadlines, and priority and early decision dates.

  • 3 Gather Your Materials

    Required materials vary by program, but you’ll likely need to submit official academic transcripts, a resume or CV, recommendation letters, and an admissions essay.

  • 4 Start Your Online Application

    Create an account or log-in as an existing user, securely pay our $80 application fee, and complete the user-friendly online application at your own pace.

Getting Ready: Documents You Need

  • School Codes for Standardized Test

    • ACT: 8804
    • CLEP: 3928
    • GRE: 5470
    • IELTS: Request scores to be sent to Johns Hopkins School of Education.
    • Praxis: 5332
    • TOEFL: 8585
    • SAT: 3926
  • Required Documents

    You’ll need to submit official transcripts from any U.S. or English-speaking Canadian college or universities attended. We accept electronic and paper transcripts. Electronic transcripts can be sent to [email protected] (if your institution uses Parchment, select the Johns Hopkins Graduate Admissions). Essay, writing samples, and resumes are uploaded into Slate. Recommendations will be submitted by recommenders.

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  • International Students

    If you hold a degree from an institution outside the U.S. or Canada, have your academic record evaluated by a credential evaluation agency. If English is not your native language, submit your official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.

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  • Mailing Address

    Supplemental application materials can be sent to the Office of Admissions: Johns Hopkins University School of Education Office of Admissions 2800 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218

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Applying for Financial Aid

You can apply for federal financial aid at the same time that you apply for admission or while you are awaiting a decision. Graduate students may be eligible for a variety of financial aid options — from donor-funded scholarship opportunities to credible loan programs.

  • E00475 Federal School Code for FAFSA

    Applying for financial aid starts with completing the FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

  • Types of Financial Aid Programs

    • Institutional Scholarships
    • State and Federal Grants
    • State and Federal Grants Federal Student Loans
    • External Funding Opportunities
    • Employer Tuition Assistance
    • Veteran Education Benefits
  • Financial Wellness Resource Center

    Your financial well-being is important to us. In addition to resources within the Johns Hopkins School of Education, you will find a variety of educational and support services across Johns Hopkins University.

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  • Financial Aid Video Resources

    The Johns Hopkins School of Education financial services team put together a series of videos to answer your questions and help you throughout the financial aid process.

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Start your application today.