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Mark Lammers

Professor of Mathematics

MS Data Science Program Director

Student Information

  • An application for graduate admission 
  • Official transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Three recommendations from individuals in professionally relevant fields
  • Strong overall academic record including introductory statistics, linear algebra and programming courses

    Admission Application Dates
    Application Deadline for Fall Start 
    December 15 Rolling Admissions begin
    February 15 Priority Consideration 
    June 1 Deadline for Fall Semester start
  • Newly admitted students requesting visa sponsorship will work with the Office of International Students & Scholars
  • Data Science students are eligible for a total of 3 years of OPT.  
  • All foreign transcripts must be evaluated and requested from one of the evaluation companies belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.  Evaluations should be sent directly to the Graduate School.
  • Language Test is required for all international applicants unless you are Lawful Permanent Resident, English is your native language, or your baccalaureate degree was conferred from a regionally accredited US institution.

    Language Test Information
    Test TOEFL IELTS (General) Duolingo
    School Code 5907 UNCW Graduate School UNCW Graduate School
    Minimum Score 79 6.5 for acceptance 100
  • Cost of Attendance 
  • Data Science Program Differential Fees ($2,250) and Differential Tuition ($1,500) in addition to standard COA for entire program (total for three semesters)
  • Graduate Assistantship stipend of $1,500 in first semester for 5 hours per week working.  Graduate Assistant stipends also available second and third semesters.
  • Students enroll in one credit hour during Summer semester and will be billed for one credit hour at the graduate tuition student rate at that time.
  • Out-of-State Tuition Remissions may be available to recruit highly qualified out of state or international students.  These funds are used to assist covering the tuition difference between in and out of state students.
  • In-State Tuition Scholarships may be available to assist with recruitment of highly qualified students.  


Mark Lammers

Phone: (910) 962-3958
Fax: (910) 962-7107
Office: 103 Friday Annex