How to Apply

Current undergraduate students and recent graduates majoring in mathematics, science or other quantitatively oriented areas of study are eligible. Applicants must be American citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are slots for 20 students.

There are no fees or tuition costs associated with participation in the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics. All housing, meals and extracurricular activities are covered. Participants will earn 4 college credits and have access to university computing systems, libraries and other facilities.

Application Requirements

  • Application
    1. Apply Online, or
    2. Printable Application (mailed in)
  • A brief personal statement of interest
  • A copy of official current college transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation

The six-week program will run from June 8 to July 17, 2015. The application deadline is March 6, 2015. For more information, contact us at

Transcripts and letters of recommendations should be sent to:

The Boston University Summer Institute in Biostatistics
c/o Lisa Sullivan
Boston University School of Public Health
Department of Biostatistics
Crosstown Center
801 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118