M.S. in Data Science atNJIT , NewarkDepartment of Computer Science


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The interdisciplinary Data Science program offers students the choice of a Computational or a Statistics track, while equipping them with the fundamentals and application tools to solve Data Science problems
  • Data Science combines powerful methods from Computer Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning into a unique new blend of techniques for deriving valuable insights from Big Data
  • Students will also can get involved in state-of-the-art research projects at the NJIT Institute for Data Science, where top notch scientists work with users to develop data-driven technologies to innovate the way the world works and lives
  • Upon the completion, students will be able to:
  • Build and analyze predictive models from data using machine learning and statistical inference
  • Program Data Science applications in high-level languages such as Python and R
  • Analyze large datasets using high-performance computing and distributed computing methods
  • Compare the benefits and drawbacks of contemporary and advanced topics in Data Science, etc.
  • Two tracks are available: Computing concentration, Statistics concentration
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  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #701-750

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #103

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #813

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 26,68,566
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 11,34,167
InsuranceINR 1,75,668
Books & suppliesINR 1,22,445
Dissertation feeINR 8,163
International Student FeeINR 10,204
TotalINR 14,50,647

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.63


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 28ᵗʰ September 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate program accredited in the United States, or it's equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 is required for students with a data science, applied statistics, or computer science background
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 is required for students without a data science, applied statistics, or computer science background
    • Students wishing to pursue the computing track who have an insufficient computing background will be asked to enroll in a relevant Certificate Program and obtain a GPA of at least 3.0 before being admitted to the M.S. program
    • Students wishing to pursue the statistics track with an insufficient mathematics/statistics background will be asked to successfully complete suitable bridge courses as per the advisor’s review
  • Students are expected to have good programming skills and a grasp of the fundamentals of computer science, data science, and the mathematical sciences (students should have acquired this knowledge in the undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Data Science, Applied Statistics, or Computer Science or an equivalent degree). 


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No sub-score lower than 6.0


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 120/160

Conditional Offer


Conditional admission to the university may be granted to applicants who do not have the appropriate academic background required for a particular degree program, but who have an academic record that meets NJIT's scholastic standards.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • One letter of recommendation is required
  • Three letters of recommendation are required (Only for M.S. in Biology and MS in Architecture)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

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

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