The application for the Ph.D. in Data Science for Fall 2024 admission will open on Aug. 15, 2023. 

Application Opens   
Aug. 15, 2023

Register for an upcoming event to learn more! 

Ph.D. in Data Science Program Q&A Sessions  

Aug. 15, 2023 from 4-5 pm ET    
Sep. 14, 2023 from 12-1 pm ET 
Oct. 10, 2023 from 5-6 pm ET 
Dec. 12, 2023 from 4:30-5:30 pm ET

Join us to learn more about the Ph.D. in Data Science at the University of Virginia. Hosted by Program Director Thomas Stewart, participants will learn more about the program’s curriculum, research opportunities, and what it means to get a Ph.D. in Data Science. 

Ph.D. in Data Science Admissions Information Sessions  

Sept. 8, 2023 from 9-9:45 am ET
Oct. 2, 2023 from 10:30-11:15 am ET 
Nov. 3, 2023 from 3-3:45 pm ET 

Dec. 1, 2023 from 9-9:45 am ET

Director of Admissions Sadie Royal Collins will describe the admissions process and answer questions specific to the application in this session.

Check out our events page to register for these events and others happening at the School of Data Science.

Priority Application Deadline

Jan. 8, 2024 (11:59 pm ET)   

Applications received after Jan. 8 will be considered on a space-available basis with rolling decisions through the final deadline Mar. 22.

Ph.D. Interview Days   

Feb. 16, 2024: Virtual   
Feb. 23, 2024: In Person   

The School of Data Science will invite selected candidates to Charlottesville, Virginia, to visit the University of Virginia and School of Data Science, connect with current and other prospective Ph.D. students, and to engage in round-robin admission interviews with Data Science faculty. Invitations for Interview Days have been extended at this time. Even if you are not invited to an interview, your application is still under review. 

Priority Decision Released   

Mar. 8, 2024 (5:00 pm ET)

Final Application Deadline   

Mar. 22, 2024 (11:59 pm ET)

Final Decisions Released    

April 5, 2024 (5:00 pm ET)

Deadline for Supplementary Materials*   

Priority Decision: Jan. 16, 2024 (11:59 pm ET)   
Regular Decision: Mar. 29, 2024 (11:59 pm ET)   

* Supplementary Materials includes transcripts, TOEFL or IELTS test scores (if required), and letter(s) of recommendation. Please note that we do not accept research papers, articles, statements of purpose, GRE scores, or other supplementary items aside those required for the application.

Decision Deadline   
Apr. 15, 2024 (11:59 pm ET)   

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