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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

Trevor Hastie elected to National Academy of Sciences

The Statistics Department is thrilled to learn that Trevor Hastie has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences this morning, recognized for distinguished and continuing achievements in...

Julia Palacios awarded 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the recipients of the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2018 and Julia has been selected for this very special recognition. Sloan Fellows are...

2018 Statistics Department Diploma Ceremony

Statistics graduates and their family and friends are cordially invited to the Department Diploma Ceremony following the University's ceremony. The ceremony is a joint ceremony with the Math and Comp...

Susan Holmes reappointed as Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education

This year's appointments and reappointments were announced by Provost Persis Drell, naming the eight faculty members who were acknowledged by the Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education...

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:

  • AIG
  • Baidu Research
  • BlackRock
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Systematica Investments
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC