Admissions Overview

The Master of Information and Data Science program starts three times throughout the year (January, May and September). Admissions decisions will be rendered by the guaranteed decision notification date. While you are guaranteed a decision by this date, applications will continue to be reviewed in the interim and we recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

May 2015 Cohort Deadline Decision Notification Date
Early Application Deadline December 1, 2014 January 16, 2015
Final Application Deadline February 9, 2015 March 23, 2015
Classes Start May 11, 2015  

 

September 2015 Cohort Deadline Decision Notification Date
Early Application Deadline March 23, 2015 May 8, 2015
Final Application Deadline June 2, 2015 July 13, 2015
Classes Start August 31, 2015  

 

 
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For assistance with completing your application, please contact an Admissions Counselor at
855-678-MIDS or admissions@datascience.berkeley.edu

Application Requirements

To complete your application, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended from your undergraduate degree
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores
  • Statement of Purpose and additional admissions statements
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • A working knowledge of fundamental computer science concepts including: data structures, algorithms and analysis of algorithms, and linear algebra
  • Current resume
  • TOEFL Scores (if applicable)
  • Application fee of $80 for domestic applicants or $100 for international applicants

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