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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

Stein Fellow in Statistics or Probability

The Statistics Department seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with possible extension to three years. The Stein Fellowship is designed to be a career-building...

New Assistant Professor Tselil Schramm joins in January

The new year will see a welcome new appointment in the department. Tselil has spent 2020 in various locations and pursuits, most recently as Microsoft Research Fellow at the Simons Institute for the...

New 2020 Stein Fellow Appointment

Vishesh Jain will join our department in mid-December, direct from the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing where he is currently a Simons-Berkeley Research Fellow for the program on...

Ya Xu named on Fortune 40 Under 40

Fortune's list of 40 emerging leaders is revamped for 2020 to highlight influential people in five separate categories: finance, technology, healthcare, government and politics, and media and...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions deadlines for Autumn 2021-2022

 

PhD:  December 1, 2020

MS: December 1, 2020

Data Science MS: December 1, 2020

Upcoming Seminars

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Seminars will return after a brief hiatus.

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