National School of Tropical Medicine

Tropical Medicine Summer Institute Admissions


The Tropical Medicine Summer Institute will be held June 13 - 24, 2016. The program is run daily from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m.

We welcome undergraduate juniors and seniors from all life sciences majors and even non-science majors with appropriate background, experience and interest.

Tuition for the Tropical Medicine Summer Institute is $1,938.75. This does not include living expenses.

The area around the Texas Medical Center affords numerous options for temporary housing during the Institute. Visit our temporary housing page for a listing of some of these options.


For Baylor University Students (June 13 - June 24, 2016):

Students may apply through the Office of Prehealth Studies at Baylor University.


Refund Policy


The refund policy for the Summer Institute is as follows:

  • Withdraws ten business days before classes begin - 100 percent
  • Withdraws on the first day of class - 60 percent
  • Withdraws on the second day of class - 40 percent
  • Withdraws on the third day of class - 20 percent
  • Withdraws after the third day of class - 0 percent

Combating Neglected Tropical Diseases


The Summer Science Institute is one of several initiatives under the auspices of the Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine. Learn about all the ways we are helping combat neglected tropical diseases.