A typical day at the Institute will involve classroom instruction in the morning and exposure to analyzing data from clinical trials and observational studies using advanced computer software. See the syllabus for details.
Undergraduates majoring mathematics, science or other quantitatively oriented areas of study or majoring in other areas but with a quantitative background are eligible. Seniors graduating in the Spring before the start of the program ARE eligible for that Summer's program. Graduate students in their first year of a masters program are also eligible, but priority will be given to undergraduates. Applicants must be American citizens or permanent residents of the United States. The program is limited to 20 participants.
There are no fees or tuition costs associated with participation in the Summer Institute in Biostatistics. Housing, meals, travel expenses to and from the program, and some extracurricular activities are covered. Participants will earn college credits and have access to university computing systems, libraries and other facilities.