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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.

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Master's Degrees Admissions

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

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Doctoral Programs Admissions

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

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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.

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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.

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Individual Courses

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

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Direct Admissions

Build upon your undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins through a master's degree or graduate certificate at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

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 230,000 accomplished individuals, including more than 20,000 Johns Hopkins SAIS alumni around the world.

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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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We're here to answer your questions and help you find a program that fits your needs.

Meet the Team

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

Sep 17 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Master of International Economics and Finance Virtual Information Session

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 The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admission invites you to learn more about the Master of Arts in...

Sep 21 8:00 am - 9:00 am Online SAIS Event

SAIS Europe Virtual Information Session

Join SAIS Europe to learn more about all our degree offerings. This informative virtual information session will present information on the admissions process for the MAIR (SAIS Europe), MAIA, MAGR,...

Sep 22 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

Master of Arts in International Relations Virtual Information Session

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Office of Admission invites you to learn more about the Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) degree by joining an online information session. Current MAIR...