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Education in the Statistics discipline acquaints students with the role played by probabilistic and statistical ideas and methods in the many fields of science, medicine, technology, and even the humanities.

We provide instruction in the theory and application of techniques that have been found to be commonly useful, and offer advanced training through interdisciplinary and graduate programs. 

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News & Announcements

2020 Statistics Department Diploma Ceremony

Statistics graduates and their family and friends are cordially invited to the department's Diploma Ceremony following the University's graduation exercises. Our ceremony is a joint affair with the...

Inaugural SIAG/OPT Early Career Prize goes to John Duchi

John has been selected to receive the SIAM Activity Group on Optimization Early Career Prize for 2020, the first award of this new prize. Congratulations! The SIAM Activity Group on Optimization...

Jacqueline Meulman receives Career Award for Lifetime Achievement

Jacqueline's unprecedented career of more than forty years has been recognized by the Psychometric Society with their Career Award for Lifetime Achievement. This prize honors and celebrates a single...

MS student Colleen Dai on champion hacking team

For the third year in a row, Stanford's Applied Cyber team placed first at the Collegiate Penetrating Testing Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology, beating out nine college hacking...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions  Application for Autumn 2020-2021 is closed

PhD: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

Data Science: MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

Industrial Affiliates

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Our IA Program develops practical relationships between the department and the industrial community by creating opportunities for scientists, engineers, and researchers in local companies to meet with our graduate students in an informal setting. The program offers a variety of benefits, including the annual workshop and faculty visits to member organizations.

IA Members:

  • Baidu Research
  • BlackRock
  • Citadel and Citadel Securities
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Stitch Fix
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC