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Data Science

Admissions: Domestic Student

Application Dates

The application deadline for Spring 2018 is December 1
Spring 2018 Classes Start: January 29

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is August 1
Fall 2018 Classes Start: August 29


Admissions Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in any subject and 3.0 GPA

Application Details

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Application Process:

  • Apply online
    • Select proposed program Data Science  >> Data Science (PRST MPS)
    • Submit your statement of goals as an attachment in the “Academic Goals and Research Interests” section
    • Recommendations are optional. Please put N/A in these fields if you choose not to enter names of references.
    • Complete residency information to be reviewed for in-state tuition rates
  • Request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to be sent to UMBC Graduate School, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or emailed to gradschool@umbc.edu.

Your application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

  • Completed application including residency form (Residency form determines in-state tuition eligibility)
  • Statement outlining the student's goals and expectations in the program. This also is an opportunity for applicants to further explain their background and qualifications for the program and provide any additional information about themselves or their career experience that they feel will benefit the evaluation of their application.
  • Resume (When applying online, upload your resume to the graduate school application.)
  • Official transcript(s) from each college & university attended
  • Non-refundable application fee ($50 online)

Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to:
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: Data Science
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Sonya Crosby



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