The University of Virginia School of Data Science—the first of its kind in the nation—is guided by common goals: to further discovery, share knowledge, and make a positive impact on society through collaborative, open, and responsible data science research and education. Founded in fall 2019 through the largest gift in UVA history, the School positions the university and our community to play a national and international leadership role in the global digital future.
The School of Data Science, is a school for large scale, complex data analysis. It represents a unique confluence of computation, science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, commerce, social science, humanities, and law. The School of Data Science currently offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in Data Science and the M.S. in Data Science, an 11-month professional master’s program. Students who have questions regarding the following degree requirements and policies should consult the appropriate program director. Should clarification or an exception be required, the program director will raise the issue with the Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs of the School of Data Science. For serious matters that cannot be resolved in this fashion, students have recourse to a formal appeal and grievance procedure outlined in the official Record.