Billing, Payments, and Refunds
Here you'll find information on making payments, deadlines, tuition remission, third-party payers, and more.
- View bills online (generally posted on the second Thursday of every month)
- View their account summaries, current balance, and most recent transactions
- Make payments by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Amex) or electronic check
- Download and print a copy of a bill for sending check payments via U.S. mail
- Set up authorized third-party payers to view and pay bills online
Paper Check Payments
Students who are enrolled in for-credit courses (including Institutes) may mail paper checks to:
Student Accounts Operations
Johns Hopkins University
Garland Hall, B075
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
All checks should be made payable to Johns Hopkins University. Please include student’s name and student ID number. A student who submits a check that is returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $25.00 returned check fee and placed on financial hold, and may also be removed from courses in which the student is currently registered. Grades may be withheld and students may be prevented from registering for future courses until payment is reissued. Payment from students seeking to register may be applied against prior obligations to the University.
Credit Card Payments
The School accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. A student who submits a credit card payment that is declined will be assessed a $25.00 fee and placed on financial hold and may be removed from courses in which the student is currently registered. Grades may be withheld and students may be prevented from registering for future courses until payment is reissued.
Flywire and Convera for International Payments
Johns Hopkins University contracts with both Flywire and Convera to accept payments from international students worldwide. You can easily and securely make education payments in your own currency, using local payment methods from the safety and convenience of your home. Each company offers various payment methods, a wide range of international currency options, competitive exchange rates, and the convenience of paying through a local bank.
International Bank Wire Transfer
Students wishing to make payments via wire transfer will need to provide the initiating bank with the following information:
Johns Hopkins University
1 M&T Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14203
- Transit/Routing/ABA# 022000046
- SWIFT code: MANTUS33INT
- IBAN number: N/A
- Account number: 970370230
- Type of account: depository
- CHIPS ABA number if remitter requests it: 0555
Please instruct the sender to reference Bloomberg School of Public Health and the student's name.
If you are a JHU employee participating in the JHU tuition remission benefit plan, please note the following:
- Eligible faculty, staff and bargaining unit members:
- Should submit an initial application through our employee tuition platform, EdAssist.
- Remission will now cover some required fees, go the JHU Benefits site for more info
- Submit the Bright Horizons EdAssist Application Payment Processed email to Student Accounts using SEAM’s online form for payment processing
- Need an invoice to submit to Bright Horizons/EdAssist? Just login to SIS self-service and view/print your monthly statement(s) that contain the course info you need. Multiple statements can be submitted to Bright Horizons.
- Eligible Spouse, Domestic Partner, Dependent Children and Retirees:
- Remission applications will not be accepted after December 15th for courses taken during the current calendar year.
- If the remission does not cover the entire cost of tuition, you are required to pay the remaining balance at the time of registration.
- You can select the monthly payment plan to pay for tuition not covered by the tuition remission benefit or choose to be electronically billed.
- Allow 7-10 days from submission to SEAM for your remission to reflect on your student account.
- Please note that students are financially responsible for dropped courses paid for with tuition remission. Students receiving tuition remission benefits from JHU should read the contract carefully, as you must complete the class to retain benefits.
- Contact the Benefits Service Center at 410-516-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org to address any additional questions.
Students with third party payers—outside organizations sponsoring some or all of their tuition and fees—are required to submit documentation and complete a brief acknowledgement section in SIS. Click here for detailed instructions and information.
Each student attending the School assumes responsibility to pay all University-related expenses not covered by financial aid and/or awards by the University.
If your account is delinquent, and satisfactory payment arrangements have not been made, the University may take steps necessary to collect the balance due including, but not limited to:
- Preventing a student from registering for classes
- Withholding transcripts and diploma
- Placing your account with a collection agency and adding 15% collection cost to balance placed
- Taking legal action to collect the balance due.
Students who withdraw from the University must make arrangements to meet all outstanding financial obligations. Your academic transcript will not be released until payment of all obligations has been made in full.
Graduating students must pay all financial obligations to the University prior to graduation. Your diploma and/or academic transcript will not be allowed until this obligation has been met.
Payment Due Dates
Payment due dates for Academic Year 2023-24 for degree-seeking students only:
- Summer Term: July 27, 2023
- 1st Term: September 28, 2023
- 2nd Term: November 30, 2023
- Winter Intersession: February 29, 2024
- 3rd Term: February 29, 2024
- 4th Term: April 25, 2024
For non degree-seeking students, payment is due at the time of registration. Due dates for Summer Institute students vary.
Student Loan Refunds
Students who are registered for at least six credits per term and have a credit balance due to excess financial aid will receive their student loan refund via their selected refund preference with Flywire. Enroll in direct deposit with Flywire by logging into the SIS self-service student portal and going to Billing, Summary, and Set Up Direct Deposit. Be sure to verify your address as well since checks are mailed as a default if direct deposit hasn’t been set up. Go to Personal Info then Summary to verify your mailing address.
If your financial aid file is complete (all documents and outstanding requirements were submitted on or before our published deadlines) and you are entitled to a refund of excess federal student aid funds, you should receive your refund in time to buy required books and supplies during the first week of a term. Students enrolled in modules and/or courses that do not begin within seven days of the start of the term may not receive their aid until they actually begin class. If your refund is delayed, contact the Office of Student Financial Services about obtaining emergency funds to purchase required books and supplies for the term.
Most degree-seeking students are eligible to receive refunds resulting from credit balances on their student account through Flywire. Enroll in direct deposit with Flywire by logging into the SIS self-service student portal and going to Billing , Summary, and Set Up Direct Deposit. Be sure to verify your address as well since checks are mailed as a default if direct deposit hasn’t been set up. Go to Personal Info then Summary to verify your mailing address.
Students will receive a full tuition refund for courses dropped by the posted drop deadline for each term.
Tuition refunds are not permitted after the posted deadline to drop courses. Students who withdraw from a course after the posted drop deadline are responsible for the tuition payment even if the original tuition was paid by third party or tuition remission. (Exceptions are pre-term Cells-to-Society courses.)
Drop deadlines for Academic Year 2023-24:
- Summer term: July 14, 2023
- 1st term: September 8, 2023
- 2nd term: November 7, 2023
- Winter term: varies
- 3rd term: February 2, 2024
- 4th term: April 5, 2024
Summer Institute 2023 (Applies to tuition only. Policies for fees such as housing vary per Institute.):
- 1-3 day courses - prior to first class
- 4-5 day courses - prior to second class
- 6-9 day courses - prior to third class
- 10-14 day courses - prior to fourth class
- 15+ day courses - prior to fifth class