Founded in 1819, UVA is a public research institution in Charlottesville, Virginia. UVA accepts applicants based on academic merit, covering 100% of financial need and limiting excessive student debt.
MS in Data Science
UVA's MS in data science covers data collection, data management, and data interpretation. Students can customize the program to fit their needs by choosing electives that focus on data management.
The 32-credit degree takes five semesters to complete. Students can attend the program completely online or in person. The curriculum includes classes like big data systems, data visualization, Bayesian machine learning, and foundations of computer science. The program requires a two-semester, team-based capstone project.
Applying to UVA
Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and completion of four prerequisite courses. Applicants must submit a statement of purpose, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a resume.
Program at a Glance
- Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Tuition: $1,337/credit
- Program Length: 5 semesters
- Delivery Format: 100% online (synchronous and asynchronous) or on-campus
- Percentage Awarded Loans: 25%