Application & Selection

Important Dates

  • Application opens: August 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline: August 31, 2022
  • Admissions Notifications: September 7, 2022
  • Deadline to Accept: September 14, 2022

Indicate interest in the Data Science & Engineering minor and join our mailing list at  Applications will open in August 2022 for the next cohort.  All majors are welcome!

Application Requirements

To apply you must:

  1. Be a current McCormick undergraduate student
  2. Have completed Engineering Analysis 1 prior to the start of the Fall 2022 term.
  3. Intend to graduate no sooner than Spring 2024

Submit your application.


If interest exceeds capacity, students will be chosen from the applicant pool by lottery and all will be notified about their status by email.

A small number of students graduating prior to Spring 2024 may be admitted if space allows.  Interested students are welcome to apply.

Confirming Participation after Acceptance into the Program

To confirm participation in the program, each student must:

  • Submit a minor declaration form in MAS no later than September 14, 2022
  • Register for COMP_SCI 150 or COMP_SCI 211 in Fall 2022 (unless already completed).

Students must register for DATA_ENG 200 in Winter 2023, or must reapply to the program the following year. DATA_ENG 300 will be offered in Spring 2024, and requires completion of one course in each of Statistics Foundations, Machine Learning, and Intermediate Programming and Algorithmic Thinking.