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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

2020 Statistics Department Diploma Ceremony

  Due to the increasing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and likelihood that prohibitions on large gatherings will remain in place by later this spring, this year's Commencement Ceremony...

In Memoriam: Xiaowei Wang

The Statistics Department was extremely saddened by the news that our PhD student Xiaowei Wang passed away before dawn on Wednesday, March 11th. In the fourth year of the doctoral program, he had...

Inaugural SIAG/OPT Early Career Prize goes to John Duchi

John has been selected to receive the SIAM Activity Group on Optimization Early Career Prize for 2020, the first award of this new prize. Congratulations! The SIAM Activity Group on Optimization...

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...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions decisions for Autumn 2020-2021


PhD: Decisions have been posted

MS: Decisions have been posted

Data Science: MS: Decisions have been posted

Upcoming Seminars

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Mon 06 Apr | Probability Seminar
Yuriy Nemish

Tue 07 Apr | Statistics Seminar
Tengyu Ma
BSJC via Zoom

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