University of Evansville Ranked Among the Top 20 Most Affordable Bachelor's in Data Science

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2020

The University of Evansville has been ranked among the top 20 most affordable bachelor's in data science for 2020 by Data Science Degree Programs Guide. The ranking was published on the organization's website in January.

This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database. The top 20 most affordable bachelor's in data science programs were selected based on the program's net price.

“The University of Evansville is deeply committed to both academic excellence and affordability,” said Dave Dwyer, chair of the Department of Mathematics at UE. “I’m proud of the extraordinary work of our faculty, students, and alumni in building an elite program in statistics and data science while maintaining affordability. Our inclusion in this ranking is a testament to their efforts.” 

The bachelor's in statistics and data science from the University of Evansville combines cutting-edge data science techniques with statistics. Students get a top-notch liberal arts education that prepares them to frame questions, work as part of a team, make decisions, and communicate results.

Emphasis is placed on analyzing real-world data using statistical methods with software like R, Python, and SQL. Courses include Machine Learning, Techniques for Large Data Sets, and Statistical Modeling, as well as a data consultancy.

“Our students have an opportunity to work as data consultants for local businesses and organizations that give them on-the-job experience you can’t get anywhere else,” said Darrin Weber, assistant professor and director of the Statistics and Data Science program. “This gives them the type of experience employers are looking for from experienced professionals, and our students have it before they graduate.”

Most students complete their data science degree along with minor or even a second major in four years. Visit the program’s web page to learn more.

Data Science Degree Programs Guide is an online resource guide for finding the latest information about data science programs available at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree levels. The site's mission is to share expert knowledge on the highest quality data science degree programs offered by accredited universities to help students in their quest for a rewarding career in data science. Comprehensive resources include program rankings, feature articles, scholarship information, and more. Read the full article online.

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