12 months
1605 USD/credit 48150 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 48150 USD/year
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Master the skills you need for a highly successful career in data engineering, quantitative research, machine learning, and data analytics when you enroll in the Master of Science (MS) in Data Science at Hofstra University.


Key facts

Acquire a strong foundation in the mathematical methods used in Data Science while studying a wide range of applied topics in machine learning, data science, and data mining. Gain valuable hands-on experience through paid positions offered as part of our co-op program. Scholarships at Hofstra University are available for qualified candidates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Science
  • Data Warehousing
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Matrix Algebra and Applications
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Probability and Statistical Inference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, or a related discipline from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • The GRE score is required for international students who did not study before in the USA from an examination within the previous five years of the application date. For non-native speakers of English, a TOEFL may be required unless waived by the program director or the Office of Graduate Admission, after having received evidence of English-language proficiency.
  • All applications for admission are considered based on their own merits, with weight given to the strength of a student's previous academic performance, scores obtained on the GRE, professional experiences indicating increasing levels of responsibility, and any other pertinent information which the candidate for admission may provide to the Committee on Admissions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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