Skip to content Skip to navigation


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. 

Read More About Us

News & Announcements

Statistics Graduates of 2020-21

To all of our graduates of Statistics Masters, Data Science Masters and Statistics Doctoral degree programs: Congratulations! Department Virtual Celebration In early April, the H&S deans...

Rob Tibshirani awarded ISI Founders of Statistics Prize

Professor Tibshirani has been named as the 2021 recipient of the ISI Founders of Statistics Prize for Contemporary Research Contributions. The International Statistical Institute initiated this award...

Guan and Tibshirani selected for 2021 CJS Award

Leying Guan (PhD 2019, advisors Tibshirani and Wong) and Robert Tibshirani are the recipients of the 2021 Canadian Journal of Statistics Award for their article "Post model-fitting exploration via a...

Art Owen to receive 2021 SSC Gold Medal

The Gold Medal is awarded by the Statistical Society of Canada to a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics or probability, either to mathematical developments or in applied work...

Admissions Info

photo of jigsaw puzzle pieces
Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions deadlines for Autumn 2022-23


PhD:  December 1, 2021 (Wednesday)

MS: December 1, 2021 (Wednesday)

Data Science MS: December 1, 2021 (Wednesday)

Industrial Affiliates

photo looking down on a spiral staircase

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
  • Munich Re
  • Splunk
  • Stitch Fix
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC