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About Our Department

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

Julia Palacios awarded 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the recipients of the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2018 and Julia has been selected for this very special...

2018 Statistics Department Diploma Ceremony

Statistics graduates and their family and friends are cordially invited to the Department Diploma Ceremony following the University's ceremony. The ceremony is a joint...

Susan Holmes reappointed as Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education

This year's appointments and reappointments were announced by Provost Persis Drell, naming the eight faculty members who were acknowledged by the Bass University Fellows in...

Emmanuel Candès is a 2017 MacArthur Fellow

Among his colleagues in the fields of pure math, applied math, statistics, and computer science who already know his name—and "know by heart specific papers that he's written...

Tze Leung Lai appointed Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor

The university honored our colleague Tze Lai with the Ray Lyman Wilbur Professorship. The announcement comes in happy conjunction with the 30th anniversary of Professor Lai's...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Applications for the 2018-19 academic year were opened September 30, 2017. Submission deadlines have now passed.




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:

  • AIG
  • Baidu Research
  • BlackRock
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Systematica Investments
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC