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For information on applying to and visiting Johns Hopkins University as a prospective undergraduate, please see the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.
Thank you for your interest in the PhD program in the History Department at the Johns Hopkins University. Below you will find instructions on our program as well as application instructions.
Visiting Johns Hopkins University
The Graduate Affairs and Admissions Office typically offers a tour of the campus every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Applicants should check the Visit Us web page to verify the scheduled tour prior to arrival. For a visit to the History Department, interested applications should contact Megan Zeller at firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that prospective graduate students contact our office at least one week before a visit.
Graduate Admissions Process
To learn more about our graduate program, prospective students may review the History Department web site and, in particular, the History Department Graduate Student Handbook.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the application process can be found here. After reading the FAQ page, if you have further questions, please contact the Admissions Office by using their contact form.
All applicants are required to complete the online application. Upon starting an application, applicants will receive an e-mail from email@example.com. This e-mail contains a PIN (personal identification number) and password, generated by the online application system. This PIN and password are necessary for accessing the ApplyYourself/Hobsons application, to monitor the application's status and to view the receipt of supplemental materials.
Applicants are urged to submit all required supplementary materials electronically; doing so will avoid delays in processing the prospective student's admissions file.
A complete application consists of the following (details are provided by clicking on each link):
- Online application
- Application Fee
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- GRE Scores
- TOEFL or IELTS
- Writing Sample
The application deadline for matriculation in Fall 2013 is December 15, 2012, at 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time. Spring admission is not offered.
A mailing label and cover sheet is required for all materials submitted by mail or delivery service. Once an applicant has submitted an application, an e-mail will be sent to the applicant with the Apply Yourself Application ID. It is best to always include the PIN number, and, once received the ID number, on the cover sheet.
Note: The Graduate Affairs and Admissions Office only accepts regular mail, Certified Mail, UPS, DHL and Fed Ex deliveries.
If you are experiencing problems accessing the online application or supporting forms, please feel free to contact the Graduate Admissions Office using their contact form.
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