Cost – EEI

  • Explore Engineering Innovation

    Tuition and Fees

    • Application Fee: $85 due when the online application is submitted.
    • Tuition: $3,050
    • EEI Lab Kit: $325 (shipping to US addresses is included in this fee)
    • International Shipping Fee:  Based on the cost to ship the lab kit to non-US address. This can be as high as $350.

      Full program payment is due by the student’s enrollment deadline.
  • Explore Engineering Innovation

    Refund Policy

    Explore Engineering Innovation Residential Program Fees, Commuter Lunch Fees, and International Fees are non-refundable.

    To withdraw from the program Engineering Innovation, our office must receive a written statement of withdrawal from the student’s parent or guardian. This notice can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to our office.


    • Withdrawal notices received earlier than three weeks prior to the start of class will receive a 90% tuition cost reduction.
    • Withdrawal notices received within three weeks prior to the class and until the Friday of the first week of the course will receive a 50% tuition cost reduction.
    • No refunds will be issued after the end of the first week of class.
    • No Lab Fee refunds will be issued after the lab kits have been shipped by our supplier.

    No refund will be granted to students suspended or dismissed for disciplinary reasons.  The Engineering Innovation program reserves the right to dismiss a student whose academic standing or general conduct is considered unsatisfactory.

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    Need-based scholarships for commuter students

    Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, limited need-based financial assistance is available for partial and full scholarships for students in commuter and online courses.

    Priority is given to

      • Students attending Baltimore City Public Schools
      • Students residing in the United States
      • Students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

    We are not able to offer scholarships for the residential programs.

    The application for financial assistance is included as an option within the online application. Supporting documents, typically the parents’ W2s and 1040s, must be submitted either online during the application or emailed to [email protected].


    Summer internship opportunity for Baltimore City Public School students

    Students who attend Baltimore City Public Schools are eligible to apply to the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs – YouthWorks Program.  The application deadliine for students who want to participate in YouthWorks at Johns Hopkins is February 12, 2021.  The YouthWorks application opens on January 25, 2021. Please visit our Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program Partnership page for more information.


    Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Plan

    The Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Plan may be used to cover tuition fees only.  Johns Hopkins University employees should contact Human Resources to determine whether they are eligible for the benefit and complete the Dependent Child Tuition Remission Benefit Application.  Please submit the Tuition Remission Application with other enrollment documents.


    Scholarships for residents of Carroll County, MD

    The Carroll County (MD) Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks offers need- and merit-based grants for residents of Carroll County (MD) to attend Engineering Innovation. Applicants may be students of public or private schools in Carroll County or another school district.

    The complete application (online application, application fee, teacher recommendation, financial documents, and official transcript) must be received by February 12, 2021, for consideration for this grant.

    When completing the online application, please indicate that you are applying for financial aid on the Parent Student Agreement section of the application. Please follow these instructions to indicate that you would like to apply for this grant.


    Third-party scholarship providers

    Below are other scholarship opportunities for Engineering Innovation offered through outside organizations:

    • Pasadena City College Math Science Upward Bound (MSUB)
    • ACE Mentoring
    • Minds Matter
    • Noble Network
    • Schuler Scholars
    • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    • Success Academy

    Students must be enrolled in these programs prior to applying for Explore Engineering Innovation.


EI students testing their spaghetti bridge.
EI student discussing the mousetrap project.
EI students with their spaghetti bridge.
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