M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Data Science program at Colorado School of Mines gives students a foundation in statistics and computer science as well as the knowledge to apply these skills to a particular science or engineering discipline. 


The Data Science program at Colorado School of Mines follows a 3 X 3 + 1 design: three modules, each consisting of three 3-credit courses in a particular aspect of data science (data modeling and statistical learning; machine learning, data processing and algorithms and parallel computation; individualized and domain-specific coursework), plus a mini-module of three 1-credit professional development courses.

Career Types 

  • Algorithm Engineer
  • Analyst
  • Analyst, Partnerships Science
  • Analytical Programmer, Biostatistics and Data Science
  • Analytics Consultant
  • Analytics Strategy Manager
  • Applied Scientist
  • Artificial Intelligence Data Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Data Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistical Learning 
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Sparse Signal Processing
  • Convex Optimization and its Engineering Applications
  • Mathematical Methods for Signals and Systems

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 in engineering, computer science, physical sciences, mathematics, economics or equivalent quantitative coursework, with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Some facility in a computer language and mathematics, including linear algebra, is recommended in order to complete this program in three semesters.
  • A personal statement explaining how one’s professional goals, training and experience are a good fit for a data science program
  • A TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required for international applications or applicants whose native language is not English. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 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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