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Application Deadline

February 25, 2022 (Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis, with higher priority given to earlier applications)

Eligibility Requirements

Qualified applicants:

  • Must be enrolled and have completed at least two years as an undergraduate at an accredited school or university, or be attending community or junior college and enrolled in at least 3 courses per academic term over 2 years. 

  • Completed at least 2 semesters of calculus OR one semester of calculus and other advanced mathematics, statistics, and/or computing courses at the college level

  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident 

Those interested in applying must:

  • Complete the online application

  • Submit all official college e-transcripts

  • Provide two letters of reference (one of which must be from a recent college instructor, and at least one from a STEM-related field)

  • Provide a personal statement describing the reasons for applying to the program and tentative career goals (one page)

Following submission of a completed application, top candidates may be contacted by a member of the SIBDS admissions committee to arrange a phone interview.

  • Important Dates:

    • Program dates: May 31 – July 15, 2022

    • Application deadline: February 25, 2022

    • Acceptance letters will be sent out beginning in March.

    • For general inquiries, contact: Justine Herrera, jh2477 [at] cumc.columbia.edu

***Disclaimer***

Currently, summer 2022 is planned to be hybrid (first week asynchronous and proceeding weeks in-person).  However, we will closely monitor covid-19 cases leading up to the start of the program and assess whether the program will be in-person or remote.

Upon applicant acceptance, all participants must comply with the University's vaccine policies, which can be reviewed at covid19.columbia.edu