Program Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

In engineering, computer science, physical sciences, mathematics, economics or equivalent quantitative coursework, with a minimum grade-point average on 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Some facility in a computer language and mathematics including linear algebra is recommended to complete this program in three semesters.

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

Graduate Record Examination with quantitative reasoning section score of 151 or higher, or a GMAT score above 640. Applicants who have graduated from Mines within the past five years are not required to submit GRE scores.

Personal Statement

A personal statement explaining how your professional goals, training and experience are a good fit for a data science program.

International Students

For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted.