Data Science


BGSU Students at DataFest 2016 at
Miami University

"We R BGSU Data Science"

REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Opportunities


Data Science is a new area of specialization being developed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University. This field integrates math, statistics, and computer science to prepare for the rapidly expanding need for data scientists. Students seeking to pursue studies in Data Science should declare a mathematics major as entering freshmen, in anticipation of completing the specialization in years three and four.

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The development of this program is supported by a the grant from the National Science Foundation: EXTREEMS-QED: Computational Mathematics and Statistics (COMAST) Program with principal investigators Professor Jim Albert and Professor Maria Rizzo from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at BGSU.

Special features of the Data Science program:

A limited number of renewable $5000 Scholarships are still available for incoming freshmen and current BGSU students for Fall 2017. DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 31.   COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Requirements to apply for this program for incoming freshmen:

  • Admitted to Bowling Green State University
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 High School GPA
  • Recommended minimum composite score of 23 on the ACT composite

Learn more about Big Data and Opportunities

For more information and to apply for the Data Science scholarship, contact

Professor Jim Albert
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403