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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.