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Admissions Overview

The MS in Business Analytics Program is designed for experienced professionals established within analytical roles who help drive strategy through utilizing data. Therefore, a candidate's record of professional achievement is a critical factor.

Admissions Criteria

To apply to the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program, applicants must have:
  • A minimum of five years of professional, full-time work experience.
  • A bachelor's degree and strong Grade Point Average.
  • Demonstrated high aptitude for quantitative analysis and academic success as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate coursework as applicable.

Admissions Process:

The Admissions Process is rigorous and selective. We consider an applicant's candidacy holistically based on the qualities they will bring to the MSBA program. 

To Begin:

1. Submit the Preliminary Information Form, which will assist the Admissions Committee in advising you. 

2. The Admissions Office will contact you within one week after receipt of your form to discuss your suitability and, if applicable, schedule a preliminary informational interview. If the MS in Business Analytics Program is the right fit, we will invite you to begin the online application. 

3. 
Complete the online application. ​

In addition to the completed online application, we will need the following:
•       Three essays
•       Curriculum Vitae/Resume
•       Two Recommendations (may also be submitted online)
•       Official Transcripts
•       Copy of passport
•       TOEFL Result (if required)
•       Non-Refundable Application fee of $103
 
Please note that you may submit your application for initial review even if recommendations or transcripts are still being processed or are not yet ready to be submitted. 

*Prior to enrollment, admitted applicants will be asked to submit a Company Time-Support Form to confirm that the participant's employer is aware that the employee will be out of the office during the published dates of the 1-year program.
 
4. Final Interview. Should the Admissions Committee feel positive about your candidacy upon review of a completed application, we will contact you to schedule a final interview. This can be conducted via phone, Skype, or face-to-face. 


Application Deadlines:

For the Class starting in May 2016

Admissions decisions are provided throughout the year on a rolling basis. We advise all applicants to begin the admissions process without delay as places are limited. 

Applicants interested in receiving an early decision are encouraged to apply by September 15, 2015. It is in your best interest to submit your application as soon as possible, as admittance becomes more competitive throughout the admissions cycle.

International Applicants:

You are encouraged to apply before March 1, 2016 to facilitate visa arrangements, if required.

Admissions Events

We welcome you to join us for one of our admissions events throughout the year at various global locations.

Contact Us

For any questions, please contact:

MSBA Admissions Office
New York University
Stern School of Business
44 West 4th Street,
Suite 4-100
New York, NY 10012
T: +1 212 998 0442
msba@stern.nyu.edu