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Harness the potential of big data in the 21st century

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Make discoveries from analyzing large-scale data

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Advance work in data science across multiple disciplines

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Degree Programs

In addition to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in data science, we offer a variety of related degree programs in this growing field.

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Research

At Rochester, interdisciplinary teams are advancing basic and applied research in data science to improve health, create new industries, and expand knowledge.

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Development

The Rochester region and New York State are poised to be national leaders in analyzing and commercializing the uses of data to help fuel economic growth.

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‘Leap of faith’ leads to data science studies

Anya Khalid came to the University without having ever coded in her life—but she was eager to get in on the ground floor of the new undergraduate major in data science. Now the Washington, D.C., resident is graduating with degree in economics as well, bound for Seattle and a job as a data analytics consultant.

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50000square feet

Wegmans Hall—home of the Goergen Institute for Data Science, Department of Computer Science, and other academic areas—is a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified building.

460jobs

The Goergen Institute for Data Science will create regional jobs and generate an estimated $530M in research funding over a ten-year period, according to a 2014 report by the Center for Governmental Research.

Why Data Science?

Data science is transforming science, business, and our everyday lives. The digital revolution is creating unforeseen new opportunities to answer questions in medicine and health, energy and the environment, economics and politics, and beyond.

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