M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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Drive change with an M.S. in Data Science from the Graduate Center of The City University of New York. As a public university, we offer an exceptional program at an affordable tuition.


In this age of automation and cloud computing, data science experts are in high demand. Data Science 30-credit program at The City University of New York prepares professionals and researchers to capitalize on the data revolution. World-leading data scientists and computer scientists — all full-time professors — teach courses that have immediate, real-world applications. 

Learning outcomes

Featured topics include artificial intelligence, algorithms for big data, data visualization, data mining, and machine learning. At the Graduate Center, you will gain the analytic planning abilities that will set you apart. Our location in New York City and our ties to corporations, startups, government, and nonprofits will give you an additional edge. With data science expertise, the chances to excel in virtually every field — finance, social networks, urban planning, biomedicine, forensics, and policy, to name a few — are endless.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Database Management Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in computer science* from an accredited college or university, as of the date of matriculation in the program
  • At least one course in each of the three areas: linear algebra, probability and statistics, and algorithms
  • Fluency in programming at least one of Python, Java, or C++
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose explaining the student’s career objectives, interests, and academic and professional background that are relevant to the degree program
  • Sample works (e.g., projects, programming code repositories, websites, videos, creative works) that demonstrate professional experience related to the program (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.


Full-time: $5,545/semester

Part-time: $470 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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