Master of Science in Data Science atAmerican University , Washington D.C.College of Arts & Sciences

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • American University's MS in Data Science prepares students to acquire, process, analyze, and present complex data. Students will master both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills used by data scientists in academia, industry, and government. Core courses such as Statistical Machine Learning
  • Program tracks for this course include:
    Business Analytics
    Computer Science
    Environmental Science
    International Economic Relations
    Investigative Journalism
    Microeconomic Analysis
  • Data Science, and Statistical Programming in R will train students to clean, process, visualize and archive modern datasets, including text, imagery, and biometric data, apply machine learning algorithms to real data, and use the mathematical and statistical language of data scientists


  • University Rankings
    • #651-700

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #79

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #653

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 24,84,828
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,53,884
TransportationINR 1,08,752
Books and SuppliesINR 85,448
Graduate Activity feesINR 3,496
Technology FeesINR 18,643
Sports Center feeINR 10,098
Personal ExpensesINR 1,12,636
Mandatory FeesINR 43,268
TotalINR 5,36,225

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 3ʳᵈ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • All applications require transcripts from degree-seeking college institutions. A bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) earned at an accredited college or university is required. AU standards ask for a minimum 3.0 GPA for undergraduate work
  • International transcripts will need to be evaluated and show equivalency of the US 4-year degree
  • Applicants without sufficient mathematical background as determined by the program directors may be required to complete a mathematical boot camp prior to starting the program

3 year degree accepted



Marks - 100/120


Marks - 68/90


Marks - 7/9

Other eligibility criteria
GRE test scores are optional
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • The resume should list a candidate's educational background, employment and/or volunteer experience, special skills and attributes, and academic and/or professional honors and affiliations
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) is also accepted

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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