Welcome to Johns Hopkins University this Summer
The Johns Hopkins University is a global university welcoming students each year from all over the world to Hopkins community. Each year, the university welcomes international students in summer classes organized by the Office of Summer & Intersession Programs from over 60 countries. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for all.
We are ready to provide you with all the assistance needed to make your summer study plans in the U.S. a reality. Please read this information carefully so that you are aware of the steps required to gain admission to a Summer course or Summer program at Johns Hopkins University, and enter the United States with a student visa. It is critical that you start your application for a summer course or program early, and give yourself (and your family) plenty of time to fulfill documentation requirements for a student visa.
Am I an International student?
If you are not a United States citizen or permanent resident, you are considered an international student.
Quick and on-time action gives you the following advantages:
- You will receive a student visa in time to start your program at Johns Hopkins
- You improve the chances of enrollment into the course(s) you want
- You will gain an immersive U.S. experience at a world-class university that will prepare you for your future goals
After we have reviewed your application, accepted you into our program, and received a valid and signed official academic transcript either mailed or email to our office by your school, you will be sent an email notification by the Johns Hopkins Office of International Services starting the i-20 process.
If you have questions or concerns about entering the U.S. with a student visa, contact the JHU Office of International Services.
Summer Honors Institute
Our Summer Honors Institute program is a special learning opportunity high achieve undergraduate international students. Click here to learn more.
Johns Hopkins EducationUSA Academy
The JHU EducationUSA Academy provides international high school students a world-class college preparation, academic, and cultural immersive experience. Click here to learn more.
International Student Information
- Full admission to a course or program offered by the JHU Office of Summer & Intersession Programs
- Evidence of English language proficiency
- An official transcript from your current institution
- Completion of additional information required by the Johns Hopkins Office of International Services
|Exam||Minimum Score for Discover Hopkins and Summer Immersive||Minimum Score for EducationUSA Academy||Minimum Score for Mini Term and Summer Term|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)||90 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT)||90 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT)||100 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT) with preferred sub-scores of 26 (Reading), 26 (Listening), 22 (Writing), and 25 (Speaking)|
|The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)||6.5 or higher on each band||6 on each band||7 or higher on each band|
|Duolingo English Test Score (DET)||75 or higher. Interview portion is reviewed carefully.||70 or higher. Interview portion is reviewed carefully.||75 or higher. Interview portion is reviewed carefully.|
|English-Medium School||Two or more years of study at an English-medium school||Two or more years of study at an English-medium school||Two or more years of study at an English-medium school|
Summer 2019 Health Insurance Rates
|Age 24 or Younger||Age 25 or Older|
|One Week Programs||$60||Not Applicable|
|Two Week Programs||$60||$78|
|Two Consecutive Two Week Programs (e.g. Discover Hopkins I & II or Mini-Terms II & III)||$60||$78|
|Three Consecutive Two Week Programs (e.g., Discover Hopkins I, II, & III)||$84||$109.20|
|Four Week Programs||$60||$78|
|Five Week Programs||Session I - $68|
Session II - $70
|Session I - $88.40
Session II - $91
|Full Summer (Ten Weeks)||$138||$179.40|
Summer international student health insurance provided by Patriot Gateway Exchange, administered by Mercer Health & Benefits, LLC (2960 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46208).