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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

Tibshirani and Guan selected for 2021 CJS Award

Robert Tibshirani and Leying Guan (PhD 2019, advisors Tibshirani and Wong) are the recipients of the 2021 Canadian Journal of Statistics Award for their article "Post model-fitting exploration via a...

Art Owen to receive 2021 SSC Gold Medal

The Gold Medal is awarded by the Statistical Society of Canada to a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics or probability, either to mathematical developments or in applied work...

Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year

Recognizing numerous outstanding contributions to his field with impacts ranging from econometrics to climate science, the LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year Award has been presented to Professor Romano by...

Wing Wong wins COPSS Distinguished Achievement Award

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) retired the R. A. Fisher Award and Lectureship in 2020 and created in its place the COPSS Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions deadlines for Autumn 2021-2022


PhD:  Decisions Posted

MS: Decisions Posted

Data Science MS: Decisions Posted

Upcoming Seminars

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Tue 20 Apr | Statistics Seminar
Po-Ling Loh

Mon 26 Apr | Probability Seminar
Amol Aggarwal

Tue 27 Apr | Statistics Seminar
Soumendu Sundar Mukherjee

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