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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

Tengyu Ma named a 2021 Sloan Research Fellow

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the recipients of their prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for the new year and Tengyu has been selected for this very special recognition. Sloan...

School of Engineering honors Andrea Montanari

Andrea Montanari has been named the Robert and Barbara Kleist Professor in the School of Engineering, and the Department of Statistics joins in congratulating him on this well-deserved honor. The...

Sourav Chatterjee named Infosys Prize Laureate

The 2020 Infosys Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Sourav for his ground-breaking work in probability and statistical physics. After impressing the jury with the range of his work across...

2021 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal for Emmanuel Candès

The IEEE Board of Directors has selected Professor Candès along with his colleagues Terence Tao at UCLA and Justin Romberg at the Georgia Institute of Technology as co-recipients of this award in...

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
  • Splunk
  • Stitch Fix
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC