M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science

Rochester University

12 months
1818 USD/credit 54540 USD/year
1818 USD/credit 54540 USD/year
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The Goergen Institute for Data Science offers the STEM-accredited Data Science program of University of Rochester, as well as an advanced certificate in data science.


Key facts

The Data Science program of University of Rochester allows students to study the broad area of data science or to concentrate their studies in one of the following areas:

  • Computational and statistical methods
  • Health and biomedical sciences
  • Business and social science

The program can be completed in either one year or one and a half years of full-time study. Each graduate will receive a degree conferred by the University's School of Arts and Sciences.

The program is designed for students with a background in any field of science, engineering, mathematics, or business. We welcome mid-career applicants as well as students fresh out of college. Prospective students should have experience in programming, and should be comfortable with first-year college mathematics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Introduction to Statistics
  • Intermediate Statistical and Computational Methods
  • Data Mining
  • Database Systems
  • Tools for Data Science
  • Time Series Analysis and Forecasting in Data Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in a STEM field is preferred but not required. Prospective students should have undergraduate mathematics through basic calculus, but need not have prior preparation in college-level statistics or data analysis. Students should also have prior programming experience.
  • Unofficial transcripts in English or with a certified English translation 
  • Three letters of recommendations
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • English Language Proficiency for non-native English speakers (TOEFL/IELTS score if required; English essay strongly recommended)
  • The GRE is not required but scores can be submitted for consideration

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1818 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    54540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1818 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 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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