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How to Apply to the MS - Analytics Track

All application materials for the MS in ISyE - Analytics Track should be submitted electronically through the ApplyYourself application system. Admission decisions will be communicated to applicants using this system. Your admission decision will be emailed to you after your application has been reviewed by the ISyE program and your transcripts and any credentials have been authenticated by the Graduate School.

A minimum undergraduate grade point average of (GPA) of 3.0 on a four-point scale is the preferred standard for admission. Students whose native language is not English are required to submit scores from one of the following English proficiency examinations: TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS.

Admission Prerequisites

Engineering-level calculus. Undergraduate probability and statistics. Proficiency in computer programming. If it is not clear from your academic transcripts that you have met these prerequisites, then you should provide explanation in your personal statement.

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

The GRE General Test is required for students applying to the Analytics track. We do not impose a specific minimum GRE score.

Application Deadline for Fall Semester Admission

Applicants for fall semester admission to the MS Analytics Track should submit their applications by February 15 of the year in question. Applications received after February 15 will be reviewed for admission if space is available.

Application Deadline for Spring Semester Admission

The MS Analytics Track does not offer spring admissions.

Application Materials

All application materials should be submitted directly to the ApplyYourself admissions system. We cannot review your application until all of the required materials below have been submitted successfully. (Materials are required unless otherwise stated below.)

Materials: Where to submit: How to submit:

Application

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Required fields: Personal Information, Application Information, Educational Background, Languages, Awards & Activities, Employment/Residence Information, Financial Support, Personal Statement (this is Statement #1 in ApplyYourself; Statements #2 and #3 in ApplyYourself are optional).

Application Fee

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More information about the application fee.

Transcripts

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Unofficial transcripts or academic records should be uploaded directly to the online application. Please do not mail in paper copies of your transcripts, there is no need for official transcripts or academic records for initial review. If you are admitted, the University will then request official copies of this material.

More information about transcripts.

Three Letters of Recommendation

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Letters are not required for the Analytics Track of the MS program, but are highly recommended.

Paper copies can be accepted, but you are strongly encouraged to submit letters via ApplyYourself. If you choose to submit paper copies, they should be mailed to Mr. John Gardner, Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

English Language Test Scores (TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS) are required for applicants whose native language is not English

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Scores should be entered in the Test Information-Self-Reported field in ApplyYourself. Your scoresheet (or a screenshot) should be uploaded directly to the online application as 'Upload 1' under 'Program Supplementary Information'. Please do not mail in paper copies of your scoresheet. ETS does not send copies of the scores to the program. If you are admitted, the University will then request official copies of this material.

More information about English Language Tests.

GRE Scores

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The Analytics Track of the MS program requires GRE scores for admission. Scores should be entered in the Test Information-Self-Reported field in ApplyYourself. Your scoresheet (or a screenshot) should be uploaded directly to the online application as 'Upload 2' under 'Program Supplementary Information'. Please do not mail in paper copies of your scoresheet. Even if you had your scores sent, you must upload your scoresheet or screenshot directly to the online application. If you are admitted, the University will then request official copies of this material.

More information about the GRE.


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