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Tuition & Aid

A top-ranked degree in international studies is within your reach. See what your actual cost of attendance and return on investment will be with a Johns Hopkins SAIS education. We provide a range of financial aid resources and affordability tools to help you manage your costs.

Master Degrees Admissions

Find info on admissions requirements, deadlines, and how to apply to our top-ranked master's degree programs.

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Doctoral Programs Admissions

Find info on admissions requirements, deadlines, and how to apply to our two doctoral programs.

Certificate and Non-Degree Program Admissions

Find out how to apply to our certificate programs or enroll in individual courses for graduate credit or professional development.

Summer Program Admissions

Find out how to apply to the Summer Language Institute or our summer courses in international relations, economics, policy, and regional studies.

Individual Courses

Find info on admissions requirements, deadlines, and how to apply to our world-class courses.

Apply Online

Start or continue your online application through the Johns Hopkins University Graduate Admissions portal.

Study with Purpose

Whether you aspire to become an entrepreneur, CEO, ambassador, journalist, policymaker, green tech developer, or MacArthur Fellow, you will be in good company at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

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Explore the school's regional and international policy areas of expertise and select the flexible degree format that best suits your professional goals.

The Johns Hopkins University alumni network totals more than 222,000 accomplished individuals, including 20,000 Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni around the world.

The school's impressive network of employers provides our graduates with a competitive edge in the global marketplace.

Gain access to thought leaders and the upper levels of the international policy community through the convening power of Johns Hopkins SAIS.


Learn From the Best

When you carry a degree from Johns Hopkins SAIS, doors will open for you for throughout your entire career. As one of the world's most respected schools for international relations and policy, we confer global credibility upon our graduates, not just credentials.

#3 in Foreign Policy Magazine for top master's program for a policy career in international relations

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No matter where you live, you can join us in-person, online, or at a recruiting event to learn about how your Johns Hopkins SAIS education could help you make an impact on the world.


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Our team of global admissions professionals can help you decide which program best meets your academic and professional goals.


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Admissions Events

Dec 9 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Room 501, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Admissions Conference Room

Masters Programs for Experienced Professionals On Campus Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you attend an information session to learn more about opportunities to take individual...

Dec 10 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event, Online SAIS Event

SAIS Europe Virtual Session

SAIS Europe Virtual Session - Degrees and Program

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Central Europe Standard Time

Join the Admissions Team at SAIS Europe to...

Dec 11 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm Admissions Conference Room

Non-Degree On-Campus Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you to learn more about non-degree, certificate, and summer programs by joining an...