Undergraduate Program

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).

Admission Timeline for BASE 2016

Program Costs for BASE

The program cost for BASE 2016 is $8,500.

This program fee covers:

Optional Housing

BASE students have the option of residing in a campus dormitory within easy walking distance of the Haas School. Housing prices for 2015 are listed below. We will post 2016 prices as soon as they are confirmed by our housing partners.

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:

2015 price for Double Occupancy was $2,733 per person
2015 price for Single Occupancy was $3,213 per person

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