The BASE Summer Program
Application & Fees
Applying to BASE
Applications are reviewed for admission and decisions are
released on a rolling basis. Due to space limitations, early
applications are encouraged. We will evaluate your application
on the basis of the overall strength of your academic record,
extracurricular experiences, and career goals.
The ideal participant in the BASE Program is a student who will have recently completed his or her sophomore, junior or senior year, or has graduated within the last two years from an undergraduate institution. Therefore, we encourage current freshmen who are completing their first year of university with strong academic performance to apply.
If English is not the official language spoken in your country and your native language in not English, you must submit official evidence of English language proficiency (TOEFL or the IELTS examination score).
- Application available: November 2015
- First deadline (priority review and notification): March 31, 2016
- Second deadline (last chance): April 30, 2016
- Dorm residents move-in: July 4th, 2016
- Instruction begins: July 5, 2016
- Instruction ends: August 12, 2016
Program Costs for BASE
The program cost for BASE 2016 is $8,500.
This program fee covers:
- All tuition costs
- All course readers
- Weekly group lunches
BASE students have the option of residing in a campus dormitory within easy walking distance of the Haas School. Housing prices for 2016 are listed below.
Each year, about 20-25 BASE students stay together in the Foothill dorm located only minutes from the Haas School. The housing fee includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on most days. Please click here (.pdf) for a detailed meal schedule of meals included with the housing fee.
If you sign-up for a double room, another student in the BASE program will be your roommate. The 2015 housing fee is in addition to the program fee:
2016 price for Double Occupancy is $2,729 per person
2016 price for Single Occupancy is $3,158 per person
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