Frequently Asked Questions
- How much is the tuition fee?
Tuition for the 2023 course is as follows:
- Early bird (before April 22)*: $3,500
- Regular rate*: $4,000
- Yale affiliates (no housing)^: $3,000
- LMIC-based participants#,*: $1,000
*Standard rates include 5 nights of accommodation (June 4-8) in one of Yale’s residential colleges, along with all meals (breakfast and dinner in a dining hall, lunch, coffee breaks, welcome reception, and special dinner).
^Yale-affiliate rate includes lunch, coffee breaks, welcome reception, and special dinner, but excludes accommodation and breakfast/dinner.
#LMIC-based status can be confirmed with a passport and proof of current residence; additional need-based scholarships may be available.
- Are any prerequisites needed in order to participate in the course?
- Participants should be familiar with undergraduate mathematics, including calculus, and basic statistics. Some programming experience is required. Attendees with a strong quantitative background in mathematics, statistics, engineering, economics, or computer science will be able to take advantage of more advanced course topics.
- How much programming experience is required?
- Students should be comfortable with basic programming concepts and have some experience with R, Python, Julia, Matlab, or similar.