Breaking down the financial aid process
Hopkins has one of the most generous financial aid programs in the nation. The resources below help explain our process—from how we determine your eligibility to what goes into our financial aid offers—and break down what our financial commitment means for you and your family.
Learn how we make Hopkins financially possible for all of our admitted students, regardless of their family’s financial background.
Financial Aid Glossary
See the definitions of the most commonly used terms in the financial aid process.
GO DEEPER with Student Financial Support
Watch as a member of Student Financial Support breaks down how we determine eligibility for financial aid and what goes into our offers.Play video
Watch as a member of Student Financial Support explains the financial aid process for domestic and international applicants, including what information you’ll need to submit.Play video
financial circumstances shouldn’t limit your potential
If your family demonstrates you can only pay part of college costs, or none at all, we cover the rest. Follow our step-by-step instructions to apply for need-based scholarships.
We want to make sure every admitted student can afford to come to Hopkins and fully participate in our community. Discover what this means for your family with our tools for estimating your college costs.
Answer six basic questions for a quick, ballpark estimate of your college costs. You’ll need to know your family’s total income, the market value of your home, and your parents’ savings and other assets.GET STARTED WITH MYINTUITION
This tool uses questions similar to those on the CSS Profile to provide a more detailed estimate of your net price—the amount your family will be responsible for paying. You’ll need tax returns for your parents or legal guardians. Be as specific as you can to ensure the most accurate estimate.CALCULATE YOUR NET PRICE
connect with our staff
We offer financial aid events throughout the year and multiple options to connect with our staff so you can get your questions answered.
Hear from our Student Financial Support team about how we determine your financial aid eligibility, what goes into our financial aid offers, and strategies for covering your college costs. We offer sessions for both U.S. and international applicants.register for financial aid 101
Our financial aid advisers are dedicated to helping you and your family understand and evaluate your financial aid options. If you have questions or need assistance throughout the process, you can reach out to us.Contact Us