Tuition and course fees displayed are for the 2023-24 academic year.* The academic year begins in Autumn. Visit the Office of the University Bursar website for information on quarterly and occasional fees, as well as information about tuition rates.
- Tuition for the MS in Applied Data Science program: $5,577 per course/$66,924 total tuition**
- Program Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable): $1,500 (credited toward your first quarter’s tuition balance)
* Enrolling in a program of study includes additional costs beyond the tuition listed here. For a full list of direct and indirect expenses associated with the cost of attendance, please visit the Cost of Attendance page of the Graduate Financial Aid Office website.
Note: Tuition is expected to increase 3-7% per year.
** The program awards merit-based scholarships.
Foundational Non-credit Analytics Courses
- Introduction to Statistical Concepts: $750
- R Foundational Course: $750
- Python Foundational Course: $750
- Advanced Linear Algebra for Machine Learning: $750
*Note the cost for the Foundational Non-credit Courses are not included within the total tuition.
The Data Science Institute Scholarship
Each year the MS in Applied Data Science offers a number of partial tuition scholarships to academically competitive applicants. There is no separate application for these scholarships. A limited number of awards are available, so applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the early application deadline.
Students are encouraged to investigate scholarships offered through various civic and professional organizations, foundations and state agencies. One place to search for scholarships is the financial aid information web page sponsored by the National Association of Student Aid Administration.
Merit scholarships are available for eligible applicants. Once you apply to the program, you will be automatically considered for a scholarship. Early applications are highly encouraged.
In addition, if you are interested in financial aid to help finance your graduate education, once admitted, you will work with the University of Chicago’s Student Loan Administration office.
To understand the types of financial assistance available and to gather additional information, please visit the Graduate Aid page. For international student funding options, please visit the International Student Funding Options page.
To find out if you are eligible for federal loans, please visit our Aid Eligibility page. We have administrative systems in place to assist students in applying for financial aid upon admission to programs. Please visit our Tuition, Financing, and Billing page for more information.
For information and assistance with employer tuition benefits, please visit the website of the Bursar.
If you are interested in financial aid through student employment, please visit the Student Employment website.
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The In-Person program admits full- and part-time students for entrance in autumn quarter annually. The Online program admits full- and part-time students for entrance in autumn quarter. Online program part-time students may also begin the program in spring quarter.