If you’re an accomplished high school student with unbridled curiosity, boundless creativity, and a passion for learning, Summer at Hopkins is the perfect place to be. Whether you choose our two-week Pre-College Programs or enroll in our five- to 10-week undergraduate Summer Term courses, you’ll learn from JHU’s expert instructors, study with future leaders from around the world, and enjoy engaging activities as part of the Johns Hopkins community.

Admissions Criteria

For Pre-College Program Applicants

Demonstrated high-school experience includes the successful completion of one year of high school.

For Summer Term Applicants

Demonstrated high-school experience includes the successful completion of two years of high school and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Specific course prerequisites must also be met.

Applying for Admission

To start this exceptional opportunity, you’ll need:

  1. A Completed Online Application
  2. One Letter of Recommendation
    Identify a school counselor, teacher, or principal who can submit a letter of recommendation which provides insight into you and your work.
  3. An Official Academic Transcript
    Signed or stamped official academic transcripts should be sent directly from your school via email to summer@jhu.edu or mailed to this postal address:
    Johns Hopkins University
    Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
    Summer at Hopkins
    1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 104
    Washington, DC 20036-2005
  4. The Application Fee
    The $85.00 USD application fee is required to submit your online application.

Additional Requirements for International Student Applicants

If you live outside of the United States, you are encouraged to apply early to ensure sufficient time for all necessary arrangements. Please review the full details of these International Students’ admissions requirements:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Evaluation of International Official Transcripts

Receiving Your Admissions Decision

Summer at Hopkins will review your application and send notification of your decision to the online application portal. If admitted, you’ll be able to accept your offer of admission, submit any remaining enrollment documents, and pay your tuition through the application portal.

Start Your Application

Summer at Hopkins offers rigorous academics and active learning experiences designed to expand your mind, connect you with like-minded peers, and give you a preview of college life.

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