Program Dates

July 19 - August 20, 2021

The program's academic component will be delivered 100% in a virtual format.

Possible site visits to selective international organizations based in Beijing, China are open to program participants.

Final Application Deadlines

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. We encourage all applicants to apply early.

  • Deadline One: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
  • Deadline Two: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
  • Deadline Three: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
  • Deadline Four: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    • Final early action deadline to receive the $300 discount
  • Deadline Five: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
  • Deadline Six: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 
  • Deadline Seven: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 
  • Deadline Eight: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Eligibility

All applicants are required to complete an online application and will be notified electronically. We encourage you to apply as early as possible. To enroll in the program, you must have finished at least one year of full-time study at an undergraduate institution by the time you attend the program.

Students should have taken at least one course in statistics and/or econometrics and be familiar with hypothesis testing, randomized controlled trials, multivariate regression analysis, difference-in-difference, and panel data regressions.

Required Application Materials

  • Complete online application
  • Motivation statement in English (word limit: 300)
  • Academic transcripts
    • Transcripts detail the courses, dates, grades and grading scales for each year of postsecondary (college or university) education as well as degrees awarded.
    • Unofficial transcripts are accepted. You may upload a PDF copy. 
    • An English translation must be submitted for all foreign language transcripts.
  • One-page resume in English

Program Fee and Enrollment Deposit

Program Fee: $2,300

A $300 discount will be offered to students who apply before March 2, 2021, and students recommended by program partner institutions. Students will be notified during the admissions process.

There is no scholarship available for the program.

Enrollment Deposit: $500 (For admitted students, this deposit is required to secure your seat.)

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion of the program.

Questions?

Visit our FAQ for answers to common questions.

Email us at harriscredential@uchicago.edu.

Peking University
Peking University