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Statistical Methods and Applications

We are no longer admitting high school students to the 2018 Summer Session. Visiting undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

This course introduces statistical techniques and methods of data analysis. including the use of statistical software. Examples are drawn from the biological, physical, and social sciences. Students are required to apply the techniques discussed to data drawn from actual research. Topics include data description, graphical techniques, exploratory data analyses, random variation and sampling, basic probability, random variables and expected values, confidence intervals and significance tests for one- and two-sample problems for means and proportions, chi-square tests, linear regression, and, if time permits, analysis of variance.  exposure to 1 - variable calculus helpful but not absolutely required

Course Code

STAT 22000

Section

91

Eligibility

High School Students
UChicago Undergraduates
Visiting Undergraduates

Subject(s)

Statistics

Class Day(s)

Mon Wed Fri

Class Start Time

13:30

Class End Time

15:30

Primary Instructor

Yibi Huang

Session(s)

Session I

Start Date

End Date

Requirements

  • Students who apply will be admitted using rolling admission and require a $50 application fee. 
  • The Summer Session application deadline is May 1, 2018. Students may apply after this deadline, but will be required to pay an additional $100 rush processing fee.
  • International students who will require a visa to attend, applications will be considered no later than April 9 in order to allow enough time to complete the visa application process.
  • Rolling admissions: courses fill quickly, so submit your complete application as soon as possible.

Additional Details

  • Orientation for high school students is June 16-17.

Cost & Aid

Tuition is $4,400 per course. (Full-time registration is two courses taken during the same session.)
All programs expenses are covered by the program.

Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for high school students can be found here.
Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for undergraduates can be found here.