Data for Good

We train the next generation of data scientists, develop innovative technology, and foster collaborations to address pressing societal problems.

DSI by the Numbers

2012 Year Established
365 Current Graduate Students
532 M.S. in Data Science Alumni (June 2020)
18 Columbia Schools, Institutes, and Colleges
27 Industry Affiliates
263 Bootcamp Participants
46 Undergraduate & Graduate DSI Scholars (Fall 2019)
100+ Student Research Projects
98% Job or Internship Placement 3 months after graduation
60+ Campus Connection Projects
350+ Affiliated Faculty
11 Research Centers & Working Groups


affiliated faculty across 18 Columbia schools

About Us

Focus Areas

We have accelerated the pace of discovery by working on five of society’s most challenging problems.

Research Centers

Our centers are engines of translational research and education in the data sciences, and a source of technology with high commercialization potential.

Computing Systems for Data-Driven Science
Data, Media and Society
Financial and Business Analytics
Foundations of Data Science
Health Analytics
Sense, Collect and Move Data
Smart Cities

Education Programs

We offer interdisciplinary data science graduate programs with part-time, full-time, and online study options.

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