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Stanford Data Science connects departments, schools, and programs from all areas of campus to provide diverse data science educational opportunities at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.

New Courses

Two new efforts underway within the Data Science Institute are 1) Development of a senior undergraduate Data Science Capstone course; and 2) a 1st-year undergrad Data Literacy course. Working groups are just beginning on these two new courses.

If interested in learning more, or helping in the development of these offerings, please contact one of the cognizant faculty below:

  • Data Science Capstone: Chiara Sabatti, David Lobell, Stephen Boyd, Elaine Treharne, Balasubramanian (Naras) Narasimhan, Dan Jurafsky, Ben Stenhaug (Graduate Student in GSE)
  • Data Literacy: Stephen Boyd,  Elaine Treharne,  Balasubramanian (Naras) Narasimhan, Jef Karel Caers, David Lobell, Chiara Sabatti, Margot Gerritsen, Russ Poldrack, Dan Jurafsky

Educational Offerings

Stanford offers a variety of data science educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, including introductory workshops, undergraduate and master's programs with strong data science components, PhD programs with data science emphases, and training programs. Below is an unordered and partial listing of educational offerings at Stanford. Please send a note to to add to this list.

Informal Training, “on-ramps” to data science

For workshops from the Data Science Institute, please see our Community page