Our program is designed for recent graduates and professionals with a background in engineering, science, statistics, or business.Our program is designed for recent graduates and professionals with a background in engineering, science, statistics, or business.

Admissions

The Master of Science in Analytics program admits a small number of students each fall quarter (about 40). While this means that admission is highly selective, it also ensures that we are able to give each of our students individualized attention. In our program, we aim to foster a collaborative atmosphere and believe that a small cohort of exceptionally talented and strongly motivated students best enables us to do so.

The admissions review committee assesses each application holistically, taking into account all materials including, but not limited to, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and exam scores. We consider applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences and encourage applicants of any academic background or experience level to apply.

The application for admission into the Class of 2020 opens September 1, 2018. Candidates during this admission cycle are applying to enter the program Fall of 2019 and to graduate Winter of 2020. 

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Application Deadline Information

General Admissions Requirements

Application Materials

Frequently Asked Questions about Admissions


APPLICATION DEADLINE

The admission application must be submitted and complete in order to be considered by the admissions review committee. The program has two deadlines: 

  • Scholarship Priority Deadline: December 1, 2018, 11:59 PM CST

  • Regular Deadline: January 15, 2019, 11:59PM CST

Applications submitted and completed by the Scholarship Priority Deadline are likely to receive the fullest consideration for scholarship funding as part of the application review process. Applications submitted and completed by the Regular Deadline will be considered for second-round scholarship funding, as available.

All admissions decisions will be announced by mid-March.

The admissions review committee is unable to update individuals on their admission decision. To view your decision status, please see instructions in the online application. All candidates who have submitted and completed an application will receive notification once the admission decisions have been announced.


General Requirements

The application for admission into the Master of Science in Analytics requires:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement (500 words)
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate education attempted; minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average on 4.0 scale for undergraduate degree
  • Unofficial GRE or GMAT score report
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS score report for International candidates who will/do not hold a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction
  • Resume or CV (no page limit)
  • Candidate video (optional)
  • Supplementary materials (optional), such as certificates or course descriptions

All materials must be submitted and completed by the Scholarship Priority Deadline or the Regular Deadline in order to be considered on-time. Detailed instructions are provided in the online application system.

Our program does not have required prerequisites, however, candidates should have a strong background in or aptitude for quantitative subjects and IT/programming.

More detailed information on application materials


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