The application process is competitive, and applicants are encouraged to submit all required materials by the Jan. 6 priority deadline in order for their application to be considered complete, ready for review, and considered for funding.  

Prospective students are encouraged to start an application, request letters of recommendation, and review prerequisites and application requirements. 

Application Opens
Aug. 15, 2022

Priority Application Deadline
Jan. 6, 2023 (11:59 pm ET)
The priority deadline is for those wishing to be considered for early admission and full funding. Applications received after Jan. 6 will be considered on a space-available basis with rolling decisions through the final deadline of Mar. 20.

Prospective Ph.D. Students Day
Feb. 10, 2023: Virtual
Feb. 17, 2023: In Person
The School of Data Science will invite selected candidates to Charlottesville, VA, to visit UVA and SDS, connect with current and other prospective Ph.D. students, and to engage in round-robin admission interviews with Data Science faculty.

Priority Decision Released
By Mar. 10, 2023

Final Ph.D. Application Deadline
Mar. 20, 2023 (11:59 pm ET)

Admitted Students Day
Mar. 24, 2023 (12:00 pm ET – 5:00 pm ET): In Person
Mar. 28, 2023 (5:00 pm ET – 6:30 pm ET): Online
Mar. 29, 2023 (5:00 pm ET – 6:30 pm ET): Online

Final Decisions Released
Early April 2023

Decision and Deposit Deadline
Apr. 15, 2023 (11:59 pm ET)