The average starting salary for graduates of the MSiA program in 2014 was $103,250, and the average starting bonus was $12,000.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The Master of Science in Analytics tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year is $18,744 per quarter. Our program spans over 5 quarters: the first fall, winter, spring, summer, and a second fall quarter. Students graduate in December after their second fall quarter. Tuition is due for both fall quarters, winter, and spring quarters. During summer quarter, students fulfill their required internship and will not be billed for tuition.

Additional expenses to be considered:

Master of Science in Analytics Fellowships

The Master of Science in Analytics offers a limited number of fellowships each year. Fellowships are awarded during the application process to select students and are based on merit. No additional applications are required for consideration. Fellowships are open to all applicants, including international applicants.

Applications submitted and completed by the Scholarship Priority Deadline (December 1) 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 (January 15) will be considered for second-round scholarship funding, as available.

Additional Funding Resources

In addition to the fellowship offered directly through the program, Master of Science in Analytics students may be eligible for other types of funding. Resources may be found at the McCormick School of Engineering Fellowships and Internships page or at Northwestern University's Office of Fellowships.

Unfortunately, students in the Master of Science in Analytics program are not able to apply for teaching assistant or research assistant positions.

Financial Aid

Students in the Master of Science in Analytics program are eligible for financial aid. Prospective students should familiarize themselves with the alternatives for financial aid and contact Evanston Office of Graduate Financial Aid with any questions.

Students using financial aid to fund their graduate degree must comply with the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy to maintain eligibility.