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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

David Donoho announced as 2018 Gauss Award recipient

Reporting in live from Rio de Janeiro where the ceremony was taking place at ICM 2018, Emmanuel Candès has shared the news that David Donoho is the recipient of the 2018 Gauss Prize, the major prize...

Trevor Hastie awarded honorary doctorate by Leuphana University

Members of the Faculty of Business and Economics voted unanimously to confer their doctorate for 2018, acknowledging Trevor's outstanding contribution to statistics, machine learning, and data mining...

2018 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 event is held together with the Math...

Rob Tibshirani to receive honorary doctorate from University of Waterloo

Rob received his undergraduate degree from Waterloo, which will award 10 honorary doctorates during a week of 2018 convocation events. The three new members of the Faculty of Mathematics will be...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admisssions (2019-2020)

PhD: Application opens mid-September 2018

MS: Application opens mid-September 2018

Data Science: Application opens mid-September 2018

Upcoming Seminars

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
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Systematica Investments
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC