North Western University (Mc Cornick)

Last updated on June 5th, 2019

North Western University is located in Evanston campus. The Master of Science in Analytics program at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering teaches students the skills that drive business success in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven world.

Duration: A full-time, 15-month professional master’s degree with an applied data science curriculum. 

Course Work:

Each Fall Quarter (September)

Course Structure

  • Sequenced curriculum
  • 4 required core courses per quarter
  • Industry-supplied projects

Program Features

  • 8-month practicum project
  • 3-month summer internship
  • 10-week capstone design project

Admission Requirements:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement (500 words)
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate education attempted; minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average on 4.0 scale for undergraduate degree
  • Unofficial GRE or GMAT score report
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS score report for International candidates who will/do not hold a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction
  • Resume or CV (no page limit)
  • Candidate video (optional)
  • Supplementary materials (optional), such as certificates or course descriptions

Class Size: 40
Women Candidates: 52%
Male Candidates: 48%
Average Work Experience: 2 years
Notable Alumni: Kylie Behnke
Jonathan Burge
Arindam Bhattacharya

Average base salary: $85,000 to $95,000
Median starting salary: $115,000
Offers reporting signing bonus: 70%
Companies hiring Graduates: A.T. Kearney; ABC Supply; Apple; Atlassian; Catalina; Facebook; Enova; First Republic Bank; GoDaddy; IBM; LinkedIn; McKinsey; Microsoft; Molex; Motorola; Nike; Nordstrom; Opex Analytics;
Procter & Gamble; Quantum Black; Quicken; Sofi; Spotify; State Street; Thumbtack; TransUnion; TripAdvisor; Uber; Windfall