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.

On-Site Courses

Drop Date Refund
Prior to third class meeting 100%
Prior to fourth class meeting 75%
Prior to fifth class meeting 50%
Prior to sixth class meeting 25%

Online Courses

Drop Date Refund
Prior to third week of class 100%
Prior to fourth week of class 75%
Prior to fifth week of class 50%
Prior to sixth week of class 25%

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.