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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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Assistant Professor in Statistics

Appointments in Statistics or Probability The Statistics Department seeks applicants for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Probability, Applied or Theoretical Statistics. These are research and teaching positions with student...

Stein Fellow in Statistics

Appointments 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 step...

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
  • Intuit
  • Microsoft
  • Stitch Fix
  • Technicolor
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC