As a leader in online education, Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals programs open a world of opportunity for you to expand your knowledge wherever you are, on your own time. We understand the unique challenges faced by international students when enrolling in U.S.-based universities. That’s why our online degrees provide international students the flexibility to pursue a graduate degree or certificate from anywhere in the world. With more than 21 programs to choose from, we’ve covered just about any engineering discipline you can imagine. You choose.

Admission Requirements for International Students

In addition to meeting the Engineering for Professionals general admission requirements, and any program-specific requirements, all international students must complete the following application requirements:

International Credential Evaluation

All applicants who hold a degree or have earned credits from non-US institutions must have their academic records evaluated using a course-by-course evaluation, accredited by NACES ( before they can be considered for graduate admission of any kind.

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Please note that if using a provider, like WES, this evaluation may take up to 7 days once received and verified. An applicant is encouraged to have their issuing institution contact the “Help Center” through the “Write to Us” page, and make a request to send your documents digitally.

World Education Services

P.O. Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745

English Proficiency

All international applicants must submit proof of their proficiency in English via the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) before they can be offered admission.

The TOEFL code for Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals is C559.

A minimum score of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), or 100 (web-based) is required on the TOEFL. For the IELTS, an overall band score of at least 7.0 is required. The admissions office requires official copies of all results.

For more details on when TOEFL will be waived, view the TOEFL Waiver Reference Guide.

Student Visas

Students enrolled in the Home-to-Hopkins programs in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, and Financial Mathematics may qualify for F-1 or J-1 visa status.  No other Engineering for Professionals programs qualifies for F-1 or J-1 student sponsorship. Legal Permanent Residents and non-immigrants who are otherwise physically present in the U.Sand in a status that allows for full or part-time study may pursue this program.

For additional visa information, please contact the Office of International Services.

International Student Resources

International students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals program benefit from a wide range of support services:

Contact us if you have additional questions or need assistance.

I enjoyed the courses, the course materials, topics, and more than anything, the hands on projects associated with the course. The Professors were all professional and approachable. I would absolutely recommend this program to anyone.

Albert Fraelich MS, Computer Science