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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 at Stanford University seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with possible extension to three years. The Stein Fellowship is designed...

Statistics and MCS featured in a new video

A short film about our department was commissioned over the summer in connection with the 2019 International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics that was held in Valencia, Spain. Both...

Trevor Hastie has received University of Bologna Sigillum Magnum

The Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Bologna has announced that Trevor has been awarded the Sigillum Magnum, the highest award given by the university. U Bologna was founded in...

Dominik Rothenhäusler is newest Assistant Professor of Statistics

Dominik will begin his appointment on September 1, 2019, coming to Sequoia Hall from a postdoctoral stint with the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley. He received his PhD in Mathematics from ETH...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions  Application for Autumn 2020-2021 is now open

PhD: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

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

Upcoming Seminars

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Tue 07 Jan | Statistics Seminar
Vishesh Jain
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Tue 14 Jan | Statistics Seminar
Hengrui Luo
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Tue 04 Feb | Statistics Seminar
Paromita Dubey
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Tue 03 Mar | Statistics Seminar
Matthew Stephens
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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