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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

Statistics/Financial Math/M&CS Diploma Ceremony 2015

You are cordially invited to attend the Diploma and Awards Ceremony for the Department of Statistics and Mathematical and Computational Science on Sunday, June 14, in the Lomita Grove beginning at 12:30pm with a reception to follow at 1:30pm....

Rare new interview with Persi Diaconis

Erica Klarreich of Quanta Magazine managed a substantial one-on-one with our resident magician during the San Antonio JMMs this past January; the conversation ran from fluid mixing to a national smoosh.

Percy Liang named Sloan Research Fellow

The fellowship is awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and honors outstanding scientists who show promise early in their careers. Candidates are nominated by their colleagues, and winning fellows are selected by an independent panel of senior...

ALS Prediction Prize winning algorithms inspire new advances

The article's unnamed "Stanford University... statistics professor" is one Lester Mackey, who was honored last year for his first place result with Lilly Fang in the ALS Prediction Prize.

Trevor Hastie awarded 2014 Parzen Prize

Sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Statistics, the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation recognizes outstanding careers in the discipline and profession of statistics. Professor Hastie is cited "for pioneering,...


Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines


  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014


  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Industrial Affiliates

Our Industrial Affiliates Program develops practical, knowledgeable 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 an annual workshop, faculty visits to member organizations, and contact with faculty and students in other departments of the University.

IA Members:

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Tableau Software
  • Technicolor
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC