Application Deadlines & Requirements

Deadlines & Requirements for First-Year Applicants

After choosing an admissions plan (Early Decision I, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision), make sure to review all application steps before submitting your materials by the required deadline.

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First-Year Applicant Eligibility

  • Students who are currently in high school.
  • Students who have graduated high school or earned a GED and have less than 12 semester-based credits from another institution. This does not include college credit earned while in high school.

If you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree, you are not eligible to apply for undergraduate admission to Hopkins. We encourage you to explore our graduate programs for more opportunities to pursue your interests.

Deadlines & Important Dates

Updated dates are made public on August 1st each year.
Early Decision I Early Decision II Regular Decision Transfer
Application Deadline November 1, 2023 January 2, 2024 January 2, 2024 March 1, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline November 15, 2023 January 15, 2024 January 15, 2024 March 15, 2024
Decision Release December 15, 2023 February 16, 2024 March 20, 2024 May 10, 2024
Reply-By Date January 15, 2024 March 1, 2024 May 1, 2024 June 1, 2024

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Application Checklist

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After You Apply

Check your application status, view your financial aid checklist, and access your admissions decision through the applicant portal. You'll receive instructions for logging on after you apply.

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How We Make Hopkins Financially Possible

We make it possible for talented students to join our community and explore all it has to offer through financial aid that doesn’t need to be paid back.

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Additional Applicant resources

We understand that each student has a different set of questions about the application process. Use the dropdown menu below for helpful answers that may apply to you.

Support for Unique Circumstances

We understand that external circumstances like natural disasters or current events can impact your ability to complete your application. If you need support or flexibility throughout the application process, please contact your regional admissions counselor.

Admissions Tips & Advice for Your College Search

Our College Planning Guide is a quick-reference resource where you can find all of our application tips videos, advice for your college search, and financial planning resources.

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Admissions Events & Tours

Our events help you understand our admissions process and prepare you to craft your strongest application. Hear directly from our admissions team at a Q&A or application workshop, and get the answers you need to apply with confidence.

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