Johns Hopkins given $1 billion gift to cover medical students’ tuition

Johns Hopkins given $1 billion gift to cover medical students’ tuition

THE SIGNAL

Most medical students at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University will no longer pay tuition thanks to a $1 billion gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Monday.
Starting in the fall, the donation will cover full tuition for medical students from families earning less than $300,000. Living expenses and fees will be covered for students from families who earn up to $175,000.

Bloomberg Philanthropies said that currently almost two-thirds of all students seeking a doctor of medicine degree from Johns Hopkins qualify for financial aid, and 45% of the cu …

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