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How to Apply

Basic Requirements

B.S. degree or B.A. degree in physics, applied physics, or one of the physical sciences, including physics training at least equivalent to a minor

Application Process

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year will be accepted from September 1, 2021 through March 1, 2022.

The application is made available through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Paper applications are no longer accepted. The supporting documents listed below must be received by the SOM admissions office by March 1, 2022, Office of Graduate Student Affairs, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E. Monument Street, Suite 620, Baltimore, MD 21287. Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete and we have all supporting letters and documentation.

Required documents for application include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of school record
  • Certification of terminal degree
  • Personal statement
  • Proficiency at written and spoken English (TOEFL/IELTS required for non-native English speakers)
  • General GRE exam scores are required. The Physics GRE is recommended

Important Transcript Information

Transcripts can be uploaded to the online application for review. Official transcripts will be required for applicants who receive an offer or accept an offer of admission. Official transcripts from accepted applicants should be directed to the Office of Graduate Student Affairs and

Tuition and Fees for the 24 Month Program

A non-refundable application fee of $115 is payable by credit card at time of application.

2021-2022 tuition at the Johns Hopkins Medical School for full-time graduate students is currently $58,000. Please visit the School of Medicine website for information on additional fees and mandatory health insurance coverage.

Financial Aid

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Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by April 15, 2022.

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to require criminal background investigations on prospective students in any professional or graduate program at the School of Medicine, interns, residents and clinical fellows in any Graduate Medical Education program sponsored by Johns Hopkins, and other clinical and research postdoctoral fellows at the School of Medicine.

The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Health System do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status in any student program or activity administered by the university or with regard to admissions or employment. Defense Department discrimination in ROTC programs on the basis of sexual orientation conflicts with this university policy. The university is committed to encouraging a change in the Defense Department policy.

International Applications

RPD is interested in attracting talented students from other countries to our program. However, there are some practical issues that you should be aware of before applying. RPD does not currently have the ability to offer any financial support to Masters students. Final admission to the program requires documentation that the appropriate financial resources are available. Please refer to the School of Medicine website for details of these requirements.

The fees for international students are the same as for students residing in the US. Our online payment system accepts payments from all major credit cards and by e-check.

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English Proficiency

Usually, students admitted to our program have minimum scores as follows:

TOEFL Minimum Scores (In the course registration form, use Institution Code 5316-JHU PhD MEDICINE)

  • Paper: 600
  • Online: 100

IELTS Minimum Score of 7 (In the course registration form, provide your IELTS TRF number and score)

TOEFL/IELTS Exceptions:

Admissions will waive this requirement for applicants only if:

  • an applicant has completed a four-year degree from an accredited US institution
  • an applicant is from a country listed on our quick reference list


For more information on graduate education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, see: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Graduate Programs

Contact Us

Radiological Physics Division
Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
601 N. Caroline St., Suite 4263
Baltimore MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-2425
Fax: 410-614-1060
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