Data Science Masters

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Master of Science in Data Science program at the University of Washington! We are excited to welcome you to the Husky community. Take this moment to celebrate your accomplishments and all the hard work that got you here. 

We know that you have a lot to consider as you make your decision. We will be here every step of the way to guide you. Below you will find helpful information to prepare you for your journey to the University of Washington.

Welcome to the MSDS program

Please log in to your applicant portal to accept your offer of admission.

Accept Your Offer

Explore the UW Campus

The UW is an incredible oasis in an urban setting. Experience the sights and sounds for yourself, and get a feel for what it’s like to be a student here!

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The University of Washington

Your acceptance to the MSDS program means that you have been admitted to one of the world’s top universities. There will be countless opportunities and exciting challenges for you here. As a Husky, you will be learning with amazing people from all over the world.

Life In Seattle

Nestled between mountain ranges, surrounded by bodies of waters and home to the fastest growing tech hub in the nation, Seattle boasts the perfect combination of urban living and natural beauty. Its neighborhoods are home to dozens of farmers markets, countless coffee shops, beautiful parks, and plenty of cultural activities.

Studying in Seattle, you will have some of the world’s most innovative tech companies in your backyard, including Amazon, Expedia, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nintendo, PayScale, Redfin, Tableau, T-Mobile, and Zillow.


Admitted Student FAQ

When is the deadline to accept my offer of admission?

The deadline to accept your offer of admissions is April 15th.

I accepted my offer of admission. What do I do next?

Congratulations! Here are your next steps:

When do classes begin?

Fall 2022 instruction begins on September 28th.

When is my tuition payment due?

Tuition charges are always due on the 3rd Friday of the quarter.

I am an international student. How do I get my I-20?

Log into your Application, and go to your Next Steps page > Request Visa Documents section for further instructions.

SEVIS Transfer: If you have an I-20 from a different U.S. high school, college, university, or English language school, you may be able to move that I-20 from your old school to UW.

Can I defer my offer of admission?

You may not defer your admission to another entry term. The offer of admission is valid only for the Fall for which you were admitted. If you do not wish to attend the UW at this time but wish to enroll for a future year, you will need to reapply.

Where can I learn more about COVID policies, vaccine requirements, and prevention?

The University of Washington requires students and personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn more at the UW COVID Vaccination Requirement page.

If you have other questions about COVID at UW, check the UW COVID FAQ page for students.


Who Do I Contact For More Information About....

Health Insurance

Health insurance is required for international students, and optional for domestic students.

Health Insurance for International Students


Health Insurance Information for Domestic Students


Disability Resources

Disability Resources for Students Office

206-543-8924 (Voice & Relay)
206-616-8379 (Fax)

International Student Services

International Student Services (ISS)


virtual front desk:

LGBTQIA+ Resources

The Q Center


Contact page: 

UW Resources for Veterans

Veterans Eduction Benefits 



Office of Student Veteran Life



Finding Housing

University of Washington Resources: 
Public Resources:

Financial Aid

UW Office of Financial Aid


contact info:

Transportation Services and Resources

UW Transportation Services