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Internal Application Deadline

2018-2019 Application dates and policy

Be advised:

  • Current Stanford Masters students may apply to the Statistics degree after completing their current Masters degree and must apply as an EXTERNAL applicant.

  • Stanford students interested in pursuing the M.S. in Data Science track must apply as an EXTERNAL applicant.

  • Applications are accepted twice each year.

  • All application materials, including supporting documents must be RECEIVED in our office by the application deadline.

  • Admission is very competitive and is not automatic.


Deadlines for current Stanford doctoral students:

Entry Quarter Application Deadline Decision Date
Winter 2019 updated: November 6, 2018 (Tuesday) Late November
Spring 2019 updated: February 5, 2019 (Tuesday) Late February


Application Review

File review begins promptly after the application deadline.

Decisions Announced: approximately 6-8 weeks after the deadline.

Notification is sent via email only.