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Tuition and Fees by Program

Notice for Session 1 and Hong Kong Sites: In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, CTY, in close coordination with Johns Hopkins University leadership, has made the difficult decision to cancel Session 1 of our 2020 Summer Programs, along with all courses at our Hong Kong sites. Please visit our online information center to learn more.

       Intensive Studies (Grades 7 and Above)

Intensive Studies

Tuition Rates and Application Fee

Application Fee

  • Domestic student application fee (nonrefundable) – $50
  • International student application fee (nonrefundable) – $250
    This fee is for all applicants who are neither U.S. citizens nor permanent residents. It is nonrefundable and is not covered by JHU employees’ tuition remission program.

Tuition per three-week session

  • Residential site, residential student (includes room, meals, and books) – $4,869
  • Residential site, commuter student (includes meals and books) – $4,199

The application fee and a tuition deposit of $1,500 are due with your application.

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Additional Fees

Some of our courses require additional fees. Fees may include:

Course Fees: Some courses have extra fees for labs, field trips, etc. Amounts vary. See course descriptions.

Student Services Fees (all nonrefundable):

  • Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip) – $100
  • Late Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip; requested June or later) – $120
  • Kosher Meal Plan (per session) – $100
  • Intersession Accommodations (per night) – $75
  • One Day Early Arrival (session 1 or session 2) – $75
  • One Day Late Departure (session 1 only) – $75

The site information packet, available in MyCTY within two weeks of your child’s course assignments, will contain details about these fees. Note: Early arrival and late departure require written permission from CTY. Please call us at 410-735-6185 before purchasing tickets.

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Terms of Payment

CTY is committed to making our programs affordable to bright students who qualify by offering need-based financial aid as well as flexible payment options. Review additional financial aid information.

We offer several payment options for paying tuition and fees. Under all payment plans, the tuition deposit and application fee are processed immediately upon receipt of the student’s application. Note: This does not mean that a student has been assigned to a course.

Full Payment
Under this plan, families pay the tuition deposit and application fee when they apply to the program. The balance of tuition will be invoiced at course assignment and is due according to the pay-by date on the invoice.

Scheduled Summer Balance Payments
When you submit your online application, you may select the option for a scheduled summer balance payment. With this option, the method of payment used for the summer deposit will be charged for the remaining balance on April 13. Balances for applications received after April 13 are due upon receipt of the course assignment.

Installment Payment Plan
CTY offers Installment payment plans for our summer program. Two-, three-, and four-month plans are available, depending on registration date. Please call 800-393-6095 and select option #1 for more information.

Administrative Fees

  • Late Application Fee (nonrefundable) – $25
  • Late Payment Fee (per invoice) – $25
  • Returned Check Fee (per check) – $25

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Payment Methods

CTY accepts the following payment methods:

  • Direct Online Payment: E-check payments may be made through MyCTY. Your bank account and routing numbers are required for this method.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Deposits can be paid with credit cards either with your online application, or by contacting our office after completing a paper application. Complete your online application.
  • Subsequent payments by e-check and credit card: All subsequent e-check and credit card payments should be processed through MyCTY.
  • Check or Money Order*

*Payments by check or money order should be mailed to:
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth

P.O. Box 64434
Baltimore, MD 21264-4434

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Tuition Payment Policies

Payment of tuition and fees is due April 13, 2020, for students registered during the regular registration period (deadline April 10). Tuition and fees for students registered during the late application period are due upon receipt of the course assignment. Registrations may be withdrawn if balances are unpaid (unless enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan).

All past due balances for any CTY program must be paid prior to summer registration. Payments are applied to oldest balances first. Applications received with insufficient funds to cover the application deposit are not processed until a full deposit is remitted.

Read about CTY's refund policy.

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Academic Explorations (Grades 7 and Above)

Academic Explorations

Tuition Rates and Application Fee

Application Fee

  • Domestic student application fee (nonrefundable) – $50
  • International student application fee (nonrefundable) – $250
    This fee is for all applicants who are neither U.S. citizens nor permanent residents.

Tuition per three-week session

  • Residential site, residential student (includes room, meals, and books) – $4,869
  • Residential site, commuter student (includes meals and books) – $4,199
  • Marine Sciences courses (Baltimore and Bristol) (includes meals and books) – $6,049

The $50 application fee and a tuition deposit of $1,500 are due with your application.

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Additional Fees

Some of our courses require additional fees. Fees may include:

Course Fees: Some courses have extra fees for labs, field trips, etc. Amounts vary. See course descriptions.

Student Services Fees (all nonrefundable):

  • Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip) – $100
  • Late Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip; requested June 1 or later) – $120
  • Kosher Meal Plan (per session) – $100
  • Intersession Accommodations (per night) – $75
  • One Day Early Arrival (session 1 or session 2) – $75
  • One Day Late Departure (session 1 only) – $75

The site information packet, available in MyCTY within two weeks of your child’s course assignments, will contain details about these fees. Note: Early arrival and late departure require written permission from CTY. Please call us at 410-735-6185 before purchasing tickets.

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Terms of Payment

CTY is committed to making our programs affordable to bright students who qualify by offering need-based financial aid as well as flexible payment options. Review additional financial aid information.

We offer several payment options for paying tuition and fees. Under all payment plans, the tuition deposit and application fee are processed immediately upon receipt of the student’s application. Note: This does not mean that a student has been assigned to a course.

Full Payment
Under this plan, families pay the tuition deposit and application fee when they apply to the program. The balance of tuition will be invoiced at course assignment and is due according to the pay-by date on the invoice.

Scheduled Summer Balance Payments
When you submit your online application, you may select the option for a scheduled summer balance payment. With this option, the method of payment used for the summer deposit will be charged for the remaining balance on April 13. Balances for applications received after April 13 are due upon receipt of the course assignment.

Installment Payment Plan
CTY offers Installment payment plans for our summer program. Two-, three-, and four-month plans are available, depending on registration date. Please call 800-393-6095 and select option #1 for more information. Acceptance of the installment plan is subject to CTY review. In the event an installment plan is disallowed, the $50 fee will be refunded.

Administrative Fees

  • Late Application Fee (nonrefundable, deadline April 10) – $25
  • Late Payment Fee (per invoice) – $25
  • Returned Check Fee (per check) – $25

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Payment Methods

CTY accepts the following payment methods:

  • Direct Online Payment: E-check payments may be made through MyCTY. Your bank account and routing numbers are required for this method.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Deposits can be paid with credit cards either with your online application, or by contacting our office after completing a paper applicationComplete your online application.
  • Subsequent payments by e-check and credit card: Students will receive a MyCTY login ID, password, and instructions with their course assignment. All subsequent e-check and credit card payments should be processed through MyCTY.
  • Check or Money Order*

*Payments by check or money order should be mailed to:
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth

P.O. Box 64434
Baltimore, MD 21264-4434

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Tuition Payment Policies

Payment of tuition and fees is due April 13, 2020, for students registered during the regular registration period (deadline April 10). Tuition and fees for students registered during the late application period are due upon receipt of the course assignment. Registrations may be withdrawn if balances are unpaid (unless enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan).

All past due balances (for any CTY program) must be paid prior to summer registration. Payments are applied to oldest balances first. Applications received with insufficient funds to cover the application deposit are not processed until a full deposit is remitted.

Read about CTY's refund policy.

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Young Students (Grades 2-6)

Young Students

Tuition Rates and Application Fee

Application Fee

  • Domestic student application fee (nonrefundable) – $50
  • International student application fee (nonrefundable) – $250
    This fee is for all applicants who are neither U.S. citizens nor permanent residents.

Tuition per three-week session

  • Residential site, residential student (includes room, meals, and books) – $4,869
  • Residential site, commuter student (includes meals and books) – $4,199
  • Day site (includes lunch and books) – $2,689

The $50 application fee and a tuition deposit of $1,500 for residential sites, or $800 for day sites, are due with your application.

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Additional Fees

Some of our courses require additional fees. Fees may include:

Course Fees: Some courses have extra fees for labs, field trips, etc. Amounts vary. See course descriptions.

Residential Student Services Fees (all nonrefundable):

  • Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip) – $100
  • Late Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip; requested June 1 or later) – $120
  • Kosher Meal Plan (per session) – $100
  • Intersession Accommodations (per night) – $75
  • One Day Early Arrival (session 1 or session 2) – $75
  • One Day Late Departure (session 1 only) – $75

Day Program Student Services Fees (nonrefundable)

  • Kosher Meal Plan (per session) – $45
  • Before- and after-care (per session) – $125

The site information packet, available in MyCTY within two weeks of your child’s course assignments, will contain details about these fees. Note: Early arrival and late departure require written permission from CTY. Please call us at 410-735-6185 before purchasing tickets.

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Terms of Payment

CTY is committed to making our programs affordable to bright students who qualify by offering need-based financial aid as well as flexible payment options. Review additional financial aid information.

We offer several payment options for paying tuition and fees. Under all payment plans, the tuition deposit and application fee are processed immediately upon receipt of the student’s application. Note: This does not mean that a student has been assigned to a course.

Full Payment Plan
Under this plan, families pay the tuition deposit and application fee when they apply to the program. The balance of tuition will be invoiced at course assignment and is due according to the pay-by date on the invoice.

Scheduled Summer Balance Payments
When you submit your online application, you may select the option for a scheduled summer balance payment. With this option, the method of payment used for the summer deposit will be charged for the remaining balance on April 13. Balances for applications received after April 13 are due upon receipt of the course assignment.

Installment Payment Plan
CTY offers Installment payment plans for our summer program. Two-, three-, and four-month plans are available, depending on registration date. Please call 800-393-6095 and select option #1 for more information.

Administrative Fees

  • Late Application Fee (nonrefundable, deadline April 10) – $25
  • Late Payment Fee (per invoice) – $25
  • Returned Check Fee (per check) – $25

Back to top

Payment Methods

CTY accepts the following payment methods:

  • Direct Online Payment: E-check payments may be made through MyCTY. Your bank account and routing numbers are required for this method.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Deposits can be paid with credit cards either with your online application, or by contacting our office after completing a paper applicationComplete your online application.
  • Subsequent payments by e-check and credit card: Students will receive a MyCTY login ID, password, and instructions with their course assignment. All subsequent e-check and credit card payments should be processed through MyCTY.
  • Check or Money Order*

*Payments by check or money order should be mailed to:
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth

P.O. Box 64434
Baltimore, MD 21264-4434

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Tuition Payment Policies

Payment of tuition and fees is due April 13, 2020, for students registered during the regular registration period (deadline April 10). Tuition and fees for students registered during the late application period are due upon receipt of the course assignment. Registrations may be withdrawn if balances are unpaid (unless enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan).

All past due balances (for any CTY program) must be paid prior to summer registration. Payments are applied to oldest balances first. Applications received with insufficient funds to cover the application deposit are not processed until a full deposit is remitted.

Read about CTY's refund policy.

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Global Issues in the 21st Century

Global Issues

Application Fee and Tuition

Application Fee

  • Domestic student application fee$50
    This fee is nonrefundable and is not covered by JHU employees' tuition remission program.
  • International student application fee – $250
    This fee is for all applicants who are neither US citizens nor permanent residents. It is nonrefundable and is not covered by JHU employees’ tuition remission program.

Tuition per three-week session

  • Tuition, room, meals, and books – $5,479
  • Tuition for commuter students – $4,369

The $50 application fee and a tuition deposit of $1,500 are due with your application.

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Additional Fees

Some of our courses require additional fees. Fees may include:

Student Services Fees (all nonrefundable):

  • Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip) – $100
  • Late Student Shuttle Service (one way or round trip; requested June 1 or later) – $120
  • One Day Early Arrival – $75

The site information packet, available in MyCTY within two weeks of your child’s course assignments, will contain details about these fees. Note: Early arrival requires written permission from CTY. Please call us at 410-735-6185 before purchasing tickets.

Back to top

Terms of Payment

CTY is committed to making our programs affordable to bright students who qualify by offering need-based financial aid as well as flexible payment options. Review additional financial aid information.

We offer several payment options for paying tuition and fees. Under all payment plans, the tuition deposit and application fee are processed immediately upon receipt of the student’s application. Note: This does not mean that a student has been assigned to a course.

Full Payment Plan
Under this plan, families pay the tuition deposit and application fee when they apply to the program. The balance of tuition will be invoiced at course assignment and is due according to the pay-by date on the invoice.

Scheduled Summer Balance Payments
When you submit your online application, you may select the option for a scheduled summer balance payment. With this option, the method of payment used for the summer deposit will be charged for the remaining balance on April 13. Balances for applications received after April316 are due upon receipt of the course assignment.

Installment Payment Plan
CTY offers Installment payment plans for our summer program. Two-, three-, and four-month plans are available, depending on registration date. Please call 800-393-6095 and select option #1 for more information.

Administrative Fees

  • Late Application Fee (nonrefundable, deadline April 10) – $25
  • Late Payment Fee (per invoice) – $25
  • Returned Check Fee (per check) – $25

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Payment Methods

CTY accepts the following payment methods:

  • Direct Online Payment: E-check payments may be made through MyCTY. Your bank account and routing numbers are required for this method.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Deposits can be paid with credit cards either with your online application, or by contacting our office after completing a paper applicationComplete your online application.
  • Subsequent payments by e-check and credit card: Students will receive a MyCTY login ID, password, and instructions with their course assignment. All subsequent e-check and credit card payments should be processed through MyCTY.
  • Check or Money Order*

*Payments by check or money order should be mailed to:
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth

P.O. Box 64434

Baltimore, MD 21264-4434

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Tuition Payment Policies

Payment of tuition and fees is due April 13, 2020, for students registered during the regular registration period (deadline April 10). Tuition and fees for students registered during the late application period are due upon receipt of the course assignment. Registrations may be withdrawn if balances are unpaid (unless enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan).

All past due balances (for any CTY program) must be paid prior to summer registration. All payments are applied to old balances first. Applications received with insufficient funds to cover the application deposit are not processed until a full deposit is remitted.

Read about CTY's refund policy.

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Hong Kong (Grades 2-10)

Hong Kong

Application Fee and Tuition

  • Application fee (nonrefundable) – $50 US

Tuition, room, meals, and books

  • Residential – $5,899 US
  • Commuter (7th grade and above) – $4,759 US
  • Young Students Commuter – $4,329 US

The $50 application fee and a tuition deposit of $1,500 for the HKU site (residential or commuter at residential), or $800 for the ISF Academy site, are due with your application.

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Additional Fees

The site information packet, available in My CTY within two weeks of course assignment, will contain details on these services:

  • Course Fees: Some courses have extra fees for labs, field trips, etc. Amounts vary. See course descriptions.
  • Student Shuttle Service: (one way or round trip) – $100 US

The site information packet, available in MyCTY within two weeks of your child’s course assignments, will contain details about these fees.

Terms of Payment

CTY is committed to making our programs affordable to bright students who qualify by offering need-based financial aid as well as flexible payment options. Please email CTYEastAsia@jhu.edu for more information. 

We offer several payment options for paying tuition and fees. Under all payment plans, the tuition deposit and application fee are processed immediately upon receipt of the student’s application. Note: This does not mean that a student has been assigned to a course.

Administrative Fees

  • Late Application Fee (nonrefundable, deadline April 10) – $25 US
  • Late Payment Fee (per invoice) – $25 US
  • Returned Check Fee (per check) – $25 US

Back to top

Payment Methods

CTY accepts the following payment methods:

  • Direct Online Payment: E-check payments may be made through MyCTY. Your bank account and routing numbers are required for this method.
  • Credit Card: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Deposits can be paid with credit cards either with your online application, or by contacting our office after completing a paper applicationComplete your online application.
  • Subsequent payments by e-check and credit card: Students will receive a MyCTY login ID, password, and instructions with their course assignment. All subsequent e-check and credit card payments should be processed through MyCTY.
  • Check or Money Order*

*Payments by check or money order should be mailed to:
Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth

P.O. Box 64434

Baltimore, MD 21264-4434

Back to top

Tuition Payment Policies

Payment of tuition and fees is due April 13, 2020, for students registered during the regular registration period (deadline April 10). Tuition and fees for students registered during the late application period are due upon receipt of the course assignment. Registrations may be withdrawn if balances are unpaid.

All past due balances for any CTY program must be paid prior to summer registration. Payments are applied to oldest balances first. Applications received with insufficient funds to cover the application deposit are not processed until a full deposit is remitted.

Read about CTY's refund policy.

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