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Tuition and Financial Aid | Summer Programs

We understand that attending graduate school is a serious financial commitment. However, we strongly believe that attending Johns Hopkins SAIS is one of the most valuable investments you can make towards your future.

Summer Term 2022

  Summer Term 2022 Certificate/Non-Degree Student Discount Student Service Fee Total
Tuition per 4-credit course $6,050 12.5% Included $5,310

All new and returning certificate/non-degree students are eligible for the tuition discount for the summer term and will pay the $5,310 rate. Incoming SAIS degree students who have not yet matriculated will enroll as non-degree students and will likewise receive the non-degree student discount. Students on F-1/J-1 visas will be automatically billed for student health insurance for the 2022 summer term for the rate of $612. The coverage period is May 15-August 14.

Summer Term 2022

  Summer Term 2022 Summer Scholarship Award Range Student Service Fee Total for Summer Scholarship Recipients
Tuition per 4-credit course $6,050 12.5%-25% Included $4,537-$5,310

The Summer Scholarship is open to all MAIR degree students. It is awarded based on both merit and need of the applicant. The summer scholarship application opens every March and an email will be sent out to MAIR students at both the Washington DC and SAIS Europe campus with instructions on how to apply. All other degree types are not eligible for the summer scholarship.

Financial Aid is only available to certificate and degree students. US citizens or eligible non-citizens may receive Federal Student Aid. Students will need to apply for the FAFSA and meet the following criteria:

Students must have an enrollment status of at least "Half-time" in order to qualify for financial aid.

  • For fall & spring terms this equals 8 credits (generally the equivalent of 2 classes)
  • For summer term this equals 4 credits (generally the equivalent of 1 class)


Please note that the application fee and 10% deposit on tuition are non-refundable. Refund amounts will be determined by the date and time the add/drop is processed.

Summer 2022 Tuition Refund Schedule  
Up until Monday, June 6 at 10:00 p.m. of the second week of classes 90%
Up until Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00 p.m. of the second week of classes 50%
After 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 of the second week of classes No tuition will be refunded

Alumni Discount

Alumni from Johns Hopkins SAIS’ degree programs, SAIS Europe Diploma, or Hopkins-Nanjing Center Certificate receive a 30% tuition discount on summer courses.