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.

January 2016

Early Application Deadline
August 3, 2015

Early Application Decision Notification Date
September 18, 2015

Final Application Deadline
October 1, 2015

Final Application Decision Notification Date
November 12, 2015

Classes Start
January 11, 2016

May 2016

Early Application Deadline
November 30, 2015

Early Application Decision Notification Date
January 15, 2016

Final Application Deadline
February 9, 2016

Final Application Decision Notification Date
March 21, 2016

Classes Start
May 9, 2016


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Application Requirements

To complete your application, you must submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended from your undergraduate degree on
  • 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

For assistance with completing your application, please contact an Admissions Counselor at
855-678-MIDS or

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