Tuition, Admissions, Scholarships & Financial Aid for Online MS in Business Analytics

Estimated tuition and fees for the 2022-23 Academic Year

Total tuition for Online MS in Business Analytics degree — $46,200.00*

The program consists of three credentials; each is one-third of the total cost to earn the degree.

  • Graduate Certificate Tuition — $15,400.00*
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate Tuition — $30,800.00*

Books & Supplies — $600.00 per semester (average)

Program Fee: $500.00 per semester

*Tuition subject to change over the course of the program.

Online MS in Business Analytics Admissions

Admission to the online MS in Business Analytics program is competitive. We review each applicant on a number of factors, looking for individuals with strong academic and professional experience. We admit students with various backgrounds and experiences in order to provide unique experience in the classroom setting. You must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, comparable to Washington University’s four-year bachelor’s degree.

Application Deadlines for Online MS in Business Analytics

This program has two intakes a year: Spring and Fall. Applicants with complete applications will be notified by 11:59 p.m. CT on the dates below.

Spring 2022 application deadlines
Due byNotification on or before
Round 1October 12, 2021
November 10, 2021
Round 2November 16, 2021
December 8, 2021
Round 3December 4, 2021
January 5, 2022
Round 4January 6, 2022
January 12, 2022

Fall 2022 application deadlinesDue byNotification on or before
Round 1November 16, 2021
December 8, 2021
Round 2January 12, 2022
February 2, 2022
Round 3March 16, 2022
April 6, 2022
Round 4May 18, 2022
June 1, 2022
Round 5June 15, 2022
July 6, 2022
Round 6July 14, 2022
August 3, 2022
Round 7August 18, 2022
August 25, 2022

Applications received after the final deadline will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served, space-available basis. Incomplete applications will be shifted to subsequent rounds until all required materials have been submitted.

Prerequisites for Admission

There are no prerequisites required for admission to the program. There will be a course required prior to the start of the program in order to provide foundational knowledge and enhance the learning experience. After you start the program, additional foundational coursework may be required as you advance.

Course Transfer and Waiver Policy

We do not accept transfer credits for our online programs, however we do allow for course waivers, which are intended to let students avoid redundant study of subjects already mastered. Waivers do not reduce the number of credits required to earn the degree. In our online programs, no more than three credits can be waived across the graduate certificate, advanced graduate certificate and degree.

This policy applies to courses that will be taken for fulfilling requirements to complete the graduate certificate, advanced graduate certificate and degree. This policy does not apply to foundations courses which have their own waiver policies.


Funding Your Online Graduate Program

Students are encouraged to take a proactive role in planning for their financial success while pursuing their degree. Opportunities include but are not limited to:

Although many financial service resources are available online, we know there is no substitute for a personal conversation—whether it be for a quick question or a more detailed discussion. If at any time you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at olinfinancialservices@wustl.edu or by phone at 314-935-7301.

Program Sponsorship and Support

Before committing to this program, check with your employer about support and sponsorship options. Many organizations are willing to subsidize education costs for employees looking to expand their skills and leadership.

Download this sample letter template requesting employer support and sponsorship for WashU Olin's Online Master of Science in Business Analytics Program.

Online Masters Scholarships

Nonprofit Scholarship

Are you doing nonprofit work that’s changing the world, for good? Applicants with nonprofit leadership skills may qualify for the Nonprofit Scholarship Program.

Women’s Leadership Scholarship

At Olin, we believe that inclusive cultures and organizations with gender diversity achieve superior outcomes. We strive to advance women in leadership to encourage equity in opportunity and compensation. We reinforce our commitment to increasing representation for women in business by considering all applicants for the Women’s Leadership Scholarship.

Military Scholarship

Olin is a full participant in the Yellow Ribbon program offering supplemental government funding for your graduate degree. Limited scholarship opportunities are also available for qualified veteran applicants.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

WashU Olin celebrates conscientious leadership and those who take extreme care to act in accordance with what is right and what is wrong. This scholarship is open to any individual with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their workplace and community. We seek leaders with an appreciation of differences and those who are determined to do more.

Entrepreneurship Scholarship

At WashU Olin, we foster an entrepreneurial spirit. Individuals who are focused on innovation, identify business solutions that advance society, generate growth of new markets and seek to inspire thoughtful change are eligible for the Entrepreneurship Scholarship.

Scholarships are limited. Reach out to your recruiter with questions. Email olinfinancialservices@wustl.edu or call 314-935-7301.