I have eight years of gap after my BTech; I worked for 2.5 years in between, and now I want to study in the USA for Data Analytics. Will I get admission, and are there any scholarships available?

I have done BTech in Electronics and instrumentation engineering. I have a cgpa of 8.83 in BTech and I was bright in my academics.

Asked by Nancy Gupta over 1 year ago

Answers 1
Faisal Mohdd

Faisal Mohdd

MentR-Me Team

Country Expert : Germany

International students can pursue a full-time, 1-2 year MS in data analytics at several American colleges. You should budget between 16,000 and 60,000 USD as an international student to attend this programme. The cost ranges between 12-45 lakhs for Indian students pursuing an MS in data analytics at US colleges.

The top American universities that offer an MS in data analytics are listed below.

The University of Chicago at #10    
1.25 years    
3.81 lakhs (per course)

Cornell University at #20
One year    
45.03 lakhs

Carnegie Mellon University at #52
16 months    
44.3 lakhs

Tufts University at #312
Two years    
41.66 lakhs

George Washington University at #362
Two years    
1.53 lakhs (per credit)

Georgia State University at #801-1000
One year    
34.59 lakhs

Clarkson University at #801-1000
Two years    
22.22 lakhs

Louisiana State University at #801-1000
One year    
29.44 lakhs

George Mason University at #1001-1200
Two years    
35.51 lakhs

San Diego State University ar #1001-1200
Two years    
12.33 lakhs

Drew University    
Two years    
14.60 lakhs

MS data analytics are accessible for online and distance learning education in the United States. To study data analytics, colleges in the USA provide a variety of certificates to international students looking for short-term programs.

Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor's degree in the relevant field from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
This corresponds to a percentile equivalent of 83–86% and a grade level of Grade B.
The CGPA equivalent on a 10-point scale is 7–7.4. English language proficiency. 
Applicants who are not natural English speakers must provide IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE scores as evidence of their language skills.
You might need to have a distinct set of grades for every university.

Cost of Living in the USA

  • Rent of Apartment: 0.79 lakhs- 1.53 lakhs
  • Meals: 0.09 lakhs- 0.12 lakhs
  • Transportation: 0.07 lakhs- 0.22 lakhs
  • Personal Expenses: 0.23 lakhs- 0.31 lakhs
  • Health Insurance: 0.35 lakhs- 0.53 lakhs

International students can access various finance choices, including loans, scholarships, and grants. It is possible to use specific scholarships for Indian students studying in the USA to save costs.

  • Go Clean scholarship
  • Inlaks Scholarship
  • Global Study Award
  • Central Sector Scheme of National Overseas Scholarships    
  • QS Scholarship

An MS in data analytics will open up career opportunities with excellent incomes and a solid return on investment. Data analytics grads are unlikely to run out of work chances because the USA is home to prominent employers like Google, Amazon, Apple, and others.



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