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Financial Aid

Undergraduate financial aid at Hopkins

Finding the right financial fit for your family starts as a conversation. Johns Hopkins is dedicated to helping all students and their families afford their education at Hopkins—read more about our commitment to financial aid. These are just a few of the ways we do that.

donut chart: 100 percent
calculated need met
donut chart: 88 percent
families with incomes <$200K receive Johns Hopkins grants

How Hopkins Families Pay for College

Each year, our students are receiving over $80 million in grant money towards their Hopkins education. See how that breaks down:

$70,000,000+
need-based Johns Hopkins grants
$5.5 million
federal or state grants
$4 million
merit scholarships
$2.3 million
outside scholarships
  • Average need-based grant for first-year students: over $37,000
  • 44% of first-year students receive aid

Who receives aid?

All families have their own circumstances, and our financial aid advisers are here to help you chart the course that makes the most sense to your family. Income isn’t the only factor; as you can see below, many types of families will receive some type of aid at Hopkins.

distribution of family annual incomes for those receiving aid

Our Commitment

Hopkins is dedicated to enrolling the strongest students each year, and it’s our goal to help students able to make their college decision without being limited by their family financial circumstances. We are committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need for our students for all four years of undergraduate study. With a variety of financial support programs for all types of families, we guide families through the process of finding the right path for them. We support every admitted family, with advisers in our Office of Student Financial Services available to help all families understand and explore their options.

“The financial aid opportunity that Hopkins gave me was much better than any of the state schools that I applied to. The financial assistance there wasn’t going to back me up as much as Hopkins is doing right now. That really pushed [my decision to enroll], but I think, overall, Hopkins is an amazing place to do something important.”
—Diego ’17
biophysics and molecular and cellular biology

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How to apply for aid

Visit How to Apply for Aid for a full list of requirements and deadlines.

Learn more

Veterans

Baltimore Scholars

The Baltimore Scholars Program offers full-tuition scholarships for Baltimore City public high school students who are accepted to Johns Hopkins University.

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