Here’s what you should know about paying for a CTY online course:

For all of our programs, a full payment of application fees and either the first payment of an approved installment plan or full tuition payment is required before we process your application. If you have an outstanding balance from a previous CTY program, any payments you make will be applied to it first—meaning it must be paid off before we can process your application. You can view and pay your current balance in MyCTY.

 

Accepted payment methods:

 

Direct payments

You can make payments online directly by using your bank account and routing numbers. Any subsequent payments using the same account can be made through MyCTY

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Credit card

We accept credit card payments through Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. If you are enrolling in CTY using a paper application, it will include instructions for paying by card. Any subsequent payments using the same card can be made through MyCTY.

 

Check or money order

To pay by this method, you’ll need to include the check or money order with your completed application. Both the application and the payment should be sent to:

Johns Hopkins University

Center for Talented Youth

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

 

Late payments

The following nonrefundable fees apply to missed deadlines or payment issues:

 

  • Late application — $25, for Summer courses and session-based Online courses only
  • Late payment — $25 per invoice
  • Returned check — $25 per check

 

Refunds

Refunds are available after withdrawing from a course or event, though exact policies differ by program. Refunds will always be issued by the same method you chose for payment. Electronic refunds may take up to five business days to process. Refunds for paper checks can take between two to four weeks.

 

Withdrawals due to violations of our code of conduct are not eligible for a refund.