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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...

Associate or Full Professor in Statistics or Probability

The Statistics Department at Stanford University invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level in Applied Statistics, Theoretical Statistics, or Probability....

Assistant Professor in Statistics or Probability

The Statistics Department at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Statistics, Theoretical Statistics, or Probability. This is a research...

Tengyu Ma appointed Assistant Professor of Statistics

Tengyu Ma comes to the department from Princeton University where he received a Ph.D. in Computer Science advised by Sanjeev Arora. His undergraduate studies were at Tsinghua University. With a joint...

New Stein Fellow for 2018

Yuting Wei became the newest Stein Fellow in the Department of Statistics on September 1, 2018. Before coming to Stanford, Yuting completed her PhD in Statistics at UC Berkeley where she was advised...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admisssions (2019-2020)

PhD: Application opens mid-September 2018

MS: Application opens mid-September 2018

Data Science: Application opens mid-September 2018

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
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Systematica Investments
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC