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The Johns Hopkins University - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Applications for admission to the freshman class must be submitted by January 2. (Early Decision application deadline is November 1 with notification by December 15.) Students are notified of decisions no later than April 1. Questions may be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 410-516-8171 or

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Biomedical Engineering Declaration of Major: Students wishing to enroll in the biomedical engineering (BME) major must indicate BME as their first choice major on their application. Applicants can be admitted to the university without admission to the BME major.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Application for admission, $70 nonrefundable fee and an official transcript for the years equivalent to the 9 - 12 grades in the U.S. system, must be submitted by the January 2 deadline for freshmen. An official translation is required if the transcript is not in English. International candidates must also send official scores for the SAT Reasoning. TOEFL or IELTS are recommended for applicants whose primary language is not English or students who have not attended an English language school for the last three years. Though not required, applicants who score below 690 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW) section of the new SAT or below 30 or more on both the ACT Reading and English sections are encouraged to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores, as it will often present them in the best light for their language preparation. IELTS will be accepted from applicants who live in countries where TOEFL is not administered.

Test results must be sent to us directly from the testing agency. We cannot accept photocopies of test scores.

In addition to the requirements for Regular Decision applicants, the following are also required documents for students who apply for financial aid: Certification of Finances Form; Bank Verification.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as above.

Residency Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of two years of full-time studies with 60 credit hours.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

The transfer application deadline is March 1. Applicants should show evidence of a solid college curriculum background in science and engineering with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Applicants must submit official college transcripts and a letter of recommendation from a professor or academic counselor; Application Fee ($70); Common Application; Common Application Supplement; Official Complete High School Transcript; 2 Essays. Transfer applicants are not eligible to apply for the Biomedical Engineering (BME) major.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 2
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 10