Master of Science in Business Analytics atUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities , MinneapolisDepartment of Information & Decision Sciences


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MS in Business Analytics is a rigorous, fast-paced graduate program for analytical thinkers with an interest in business
  • Students learns how to extract insights with creative data analysis, and then apply the results in real business settings
  • Students graduate with a unique combination of data science skills and business acumen to lead in an increasingly data-driven world
  • The MSBA curriculum includes management fundamentals, technical capabilities, and advanced data analysis techniques


  • University Rankings
    • #40

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #186

      - QS 2022

    • #86

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #55

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #68

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 51,82,155
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,22,632
InsuranceINR 1,34,299
TransportationINR 3,971
Student services feeINR 57,818
Capital Enhancement feeINR 11,913
Carlson School Collegiate FeeINR 69,095
International Student feeINR 26,209
Books and suppliesINR 79,420
Personal expenseINR 1,58,840
Council of Graduate Students feeINR 1,588
Stadium FeeINR 953
TotalINR 13,66,738

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 79.42


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor degree
  • Preferred undergraduate degrees are: Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field
  • Applicants must have at least one-semester college-level calculus course with a grade "C" or better required


Marks - 79/120

  • A typically competitive score is 105 or higher
  • A minimum 21 in writing section and a minimum 19 in reading


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 59/90

  • Writing Subscrore: 59
  • Reading Subscore: 59
  • Typically competitive candidates have average scores 65 or higher


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no section lower than 6.5


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in computer programming in at least one of the following computer programming languages is required: Python, R, C, C++, C#, VB, Java, Pascal, or Fortran Academic transcripts, certificates from online courses, or work experience may be cited to meet this requirement Work experience is not required, but strongly preferred
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Submit a personal statement (750 words, approximately 2 pages max) answering the following three questions:

    • Briefly describe your short-term and long-term career goals. Why are you choosing to pursue an MS in Business Analytics and Data Science at this time, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
    • Why are you interested in pursuing an MS at the Carlson School of Management?
    • What do you feel makes you a strong candidate for the program? How will you contribute to the Program overall?

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.
Average Class profile for this course
Work Experience3.16
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.46
GMAT Score Average703
Student Age26
Percentage of International Students84

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