Admissions Requirements - Data Analytics

Admissions Requirements:

  • Rolling admissions with summer start
  • Students from any undergraduate major are welcome to apply
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Successful completion of a college level Calculus 1 course (comparable to MAT 111 or MAT 115)

Applications will be processed when they are submitted, although an application cannot be reviewed for a final decision by the Admissions Committee until all materials are submitted:

  • Free Online Application including essay
  • An official transcript from each college attended
  • Official GRE or GMAT score (optional)
  • Resume (optional)
  • One or two Letters of Recommendation (optional)

Additional Requirements for International Students

TOEFL: 79 IBT or 550 PBT
IELTS: 6.5 overall
CAEL: 70 overall
SAT: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing Score 560+
ACT: English & Reading Test Sections Combined Score 42+

The following applicants are not required to demonstrate English language proficiency with a standardized test:

  • Native speakers of English who are citizens of Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, or South Africa who were also educated entirely in English
  • Citizens of Singapore who were educated entirely in English and who achieved a grade of at least “D” in English on the O-Level examination
  • Applicants who have completed at least two terms (semesters or quarters) of English composition with grades of “C” or better at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university (except Quebec). ESL classes and foundation-level classes are excluded.
  • Applicants who have completed a 4 year degree (on campus) at a U.S. college/university are waived from the language proficiency requirement.  

All items can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Canisius College
Graduate Admissions Office - Lyons Hall 120
2001 Main Street 
Buffalo, NY 14208

Fax - 716-888-3290

Email - 

Questions? Contact Us at 1-800-950-2505 or 1-716-888-2545

If you have been an inactive student for two years or more, please complete a Re-admit Form.