The application for the Ph.D. in Data Science for Fall 2024 admission has closed. The following deadlines are for Fall 2025 admission.

Application Opens   
Aug. 15, 2024

Registration for webinars and information sessions will open in June 2024.

Ph.D. in Data Science Program Information Webinars

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2024 from 12-1 p.m. ET 
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2024 from 5-6 p.m. ET 
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2024 from 9-10 a.m. 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  

Monday, Sept. 23, 2024 from 9-9:45 a.m. ET
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2024 from 12-1 p.m. ET 
Friday, Dec. 6, 2024 from 4-5 p.m. 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.

Application Deadline

Monday, Jan. 6, 2025 (11:59 pm ET)   

Applicants have a one-week grace period to submit Supplementary Materials following this deadline to be considered. 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. 

Ph.D. Interview Days  

The School of Data Science will invite selected candidates to connect with current and other prospective Ph.D. students, and to engage in round-robin admission interviews with Data Science faculty.  

Feb. 14, 2025: Virtual   
Feb. 20-21, 2025: In Person   

Decisions Released   

March 7, 2025 (5 p.m. ET)

Response to Offer Deadline   
April 15, 2025 (11:59 p.m. ET)   

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