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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...

2020 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 ceremony is a joint affair with the...

Jacqueline Meulman receives Career Award for Lifetime Achievement

Jacqueline's unprecedented career of more than forty years has been recognized by the Psychometric Society with their Career Award for Lifetime Achievement. This prize honors and celebrates a single...

MS student Colleen Dai on champion hacking team

For the third year in a row, Stanford's Applied Cyber team placed first at the Collegiate Penetrating Testing Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology, beating out nine college hacking...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions  Application for Autumn 2020-2021 is closed

PhD: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

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

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