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Affording Your Education

Making Hopkins possible

Meeting 100% of demonstrated need ensures the Hopkins experience is possible for all admitted students. Each year, our students receive over $100 million in grant money towards their Hopkins education.

Learn more about Financial Aid at Hopkins

calculated need met for all families for all four years


Percentage of families with incomes less than $200k who receive Johns Hopkins grants


first-year students who receive aid

Students on campus
Types of Aid

Financial assistance and support

There are two main types of aid you may receive within your financial aid package: grants and scholarships, and work opportunities. Students may choose to borrow as part of their family’s strategy to cover college costs. Eligible parents may borrow federal parent loans by request. JHU also offers payment plans through the Office of Student Accounts. Learn more about Types of Aid.

Grants and Scholarships
Grants and scholarships are financial aid awards that do not have to be paid back. They may be need and/or merit-based. Johns Hopkins offers a variety of grants and scholarships to support our students and their families as a part of your financial aid package.
Work Opportunities
Work opportunities include part-time jobs that allow students to earn money for educational expenses during the school year. Students may work on or off campus. Most students work between 10-15 hours per week while classes are in session.
Optional Student and Parent Loans
Low interest federal loans are available to students and parents to help pay for educational expenses.
Monthly Payment Plan
Parents are able to budget the cost of tuition and on-campus room and meals into monthly payments. There is an application fee of $55 to participate in the plan, but no interest or other fees. Interested families should contact the Office of Student Accounts at 410-516-8158 for information.
Applying for Aid

Everything you need

All of the forms, deadlines, and requirements to get you started on your Johns Hopkins journey.

Common Questions

We are ready to answer any questions you have, should you not find them listed here