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Admissions Requirements

To apply to the Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at William & Mary, you must complete the following steps:

  • Complete the online application, which includes the following components:
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • A personal essay
    • Current resume/CV
  • Submit the $100 application fee
    The fee is payable by credit card, personal check, cashier's check drawn from a U.S. bank or subsidiary, or wire transfer. William & Mary undergraduates and alumni, active-duty military, veterans and those who have served in humanitarian organizations such as the U.S. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, etc. are eligible for an application fee waiver.
  • Request official academic transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Provide your GMAT/GRE scores
    A waiver may be available for qualified applicants. View waiver details here, or complete the Online MSBA GMAT waiver application. For those submitting scores, please request that official test scores be forwarded directly to the following university code: 9DD-X7-19.
  • Schedule a video or phone interview with Admissions (conducted in person, online or via telephone after an initial review of applications)

Download a printable checklist of the application requirements here.

For additional information regarding select application requirements, please see the descriptions below. If you have any questions at all about admissions or application requirements, please contact an Admissions Advisor at 877-212-7180 or onlinemsba@wm.edu.

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How to Finance Your Degree

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From enrollment to graduation, our students have continuous support from the university and through their Student Success Coordinators.

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85%

of CEOs have placed high value on data analytics within their organizations.1

Data Driven: What students need to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. PricewaterhouseCoopers. February 2015.

92%

of data scientists in the United States have an advanced degree.2

Salaries of Data Scientists. Linda Burtch, 2015.

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Apply By December 4

Be sure to submit your admissions materials before the December 4 application deadline. Contact an Admissions Advisor at 877-212-7180 with any questions you may have.

Becoming an Online Student

Concerned about what your life as an online student might look like? Learn more about life as an online student at William & Mary.

Redefine the Bottom Line

Do more for your organization with an understanding of how to read and interpret data for your organization's bottom line. Get started by downloading our program's brochure.

Important Dates

Dec
04
Application Deadline

December 4
Spring 2019 Term

Jan
07
Next Start

January 7
Spring 2019 Term

Feb
22
Priority Application Deadline

February 22
Summer 2019 Term

Events

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The W&M Online MSBA - Office Hours

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Sources
  1. Retrieved on November 27, 2017, from pwc.com/us/en/faculty-resource/assets/pwc-data-driven-paper-feb2015.pdf
  2. Retrieved on November 27, 2017, from burtchworks.com/files/2016/04/Burtch-Works-Study_DS-2016-final.pdf