Requirements for Admission to the Data Science and Engineering (DSE) Program

  • A Bachelor's degree in MathematicsScience or Engineering from an accredited institution of higher education
  • A minimum 3.0 / "B" grade average
  • General requirements include:
    • Two semesters of Calculus (preferably 3, including Vector Calculus)
    • Probability and Statistics (preferably 2 semesters)
    • Linear Algebra
    • Programming course (preferred knowledge of Python)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
  • GRE scores are optional
Applicants with degrees in other fields may qualify for admission to the program, depending on their experience and academic background. 
Students with baccalaureate degrees from non-English-speaking countries must submit TOEFL / IELTS scores - minimum 533 (PBT), 73 (IBT) or 6.
Admissions for Fall 2019 are closed and we do not accept non-degree admissision.

Deadline Janury 30th 2020 for Fall 2020.


Master's Degree Application Process:

Prospective Master's degree students must complete The City College of New York application process.


Important Note to Applicants:

Applicants are encouraged to identify CCNY DSE mentors in a domain of their interest. Evidence of a potential match will be considered during admission. Be sure to include domain interest and any communication with a potential CCNY mentor in your personal statement.