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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 seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with possible extension to three years. The Stein Fellowship is designed to be a career-building...

Ya Xu named on Fortune 40 Under 40

Fortune's list of 40 emerging leaders is revamped for 2020 to highlight influential people in five separate categories: finance, technology, healthcare, government and politics, and media and...

New Stein Fellow for 2020

The Statistics Department welcomes Paromita Dubey to our newest Stein Fellow appointment beginning September 1st. Paromita just completed her posting as Postdoctoral Scholar with the Department of...

ASA 2020 Breiman Senior Award for Trevor Hastie

The Statistical Learning and Data Science Section of the American Statistical Association has selected Trevor for their award named in honor of Professor Leo Breiman. Breiman's work helped to bridge...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions deadlines for Autumn 2021-2022

 

PhD:  December 1, 2020

MS: December 1, 2020

Data Science MS: December 1, 2020

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