Admission to the MS in Data
Science Program

The Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science seeks driven individuals with strong analytical skills and any level of computer science background who can become the next generation of data scientists. Students should not only be committed to furthering their career but also believe that advancing scientific knowledge can positively impact our global society.

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

The online MS in Data Science program has four start times throughout the year. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. The sooner students submit their applications, the sooner they will receive an admission decision.





Program Start DateEarly Priority DeadlinePriority DeadlineApplication Deadline
March 2024
December 8, 2023
January 5, 2024
February 2, 2024

The January 2024 application is now available. For January 2024 deadline information please reach out to your Admissions Counselor.

Please note that application deadlines are subject to change and differ for on-campus programs. Visit our main website to learn more about the admissions process for our on-campus MS in Data Science program in Denver.

Why Apply by the Priority Deadline?

  • Receive a waiver for the $65 application fee.
  • Prepare for your future by receiving an earlier admission decision.
  • Gain more time to focus on your finances by seeking scholarships and identifying options for funding your degree.

For more information about what students need to apply, visit our application requirements page.