Refunds apply only to the tuition portion of a student's charges and are calculated from the date of drop submission.

Refunds are not applicable to any fees. Drops or withdrawals submitted via telephone are not accepted. Refunds are not granted to students who have been suspended or dismissed for disciplinary reasons. For state-specific refund schedules for online students, please refer to the Office of the Provost website.

Online Courses

Refund Last Day to Drop for Specified %
Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021
100% Feb 9 Jun 8 Sep 13 Feb 7
75% Feb 16 Jun 15 Sep 20 Feb 14
50% Feb 23 Jun 22 Sep 27 Feb 21
25% Mar 1 Jun 29 Oct 4 Feb 28
0% No refunds will be granted after the dates in the row above

On-Site Courses

Refund Drop Date
100% Prior to third class meeting
75% Prior to fourth class meeting
50% Prior to fifth class meeting
25% Prior to sixth class meeting
0% No refunds will be granted after the sixth class meeting

Students who are enrolled at The Johns Hopkins University for the first time and who are receiving federal student financial aid are subject to a separate refund policy during their first period of enrollment. Refer to Return of Title IV Funds Policy for further information.