Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the Master of Science in Business Analytics program?

The program can be completed in two semesters but many students use a third semester to complete the capstone project.

Is the Master of Science in Business Analytics a designated STEM Program?

Yes, the Master of Science in Business Analytics program has been officially designated as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. For more information on this, please review the STEM Education Coalition.

When is the application deadline?

Please visit the program's admission page for deadlines.

What does a recent entering class profile look like?

MS Business Analytics class of 2019:
Total students: 108
Total applications received: 505
Number of semesters: Two to three
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.53
Average GMAT score: 675
Average GRE score: 319
Average first year salary: $92,423 (2018-2019)
Employed within three months of graduation: 96% (2018-2019)
Average TOEFL score: 106
PhDs: 3
Female students: 35%
Average age: 26
Average years of work experience: 4
International students: 84%, including students from China, India, Pakistan, and Morocco.

MS Business Analytics historical class profile.
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018 
Confirmations 27 42 42 68 87 93 87 86       90
International 48% 40% 57% 78% 71% 73% 73% 73%   80%
Average GMAT 619 624 609 642 658 684 686 674    673
Average age 30 31 30 28 27 27 27 27      27  
Average years work experience 5 6 6 4 3 4 4 4.2     4
Female 26% 38% 60% 25% 24% 29% 29% 27%   40%