The MS in statistics is a 2-year program intended for working professionals or those
interested in pursuing a PhD in statistics. Our small, cohesive department boasts internationally recognized research programs and
provides students with opportunities to work with faculty as teaching and research
The Department of Statistics is a small, cohesive department with internationally
recognized research programs in high dimensional data analysis, multiple comparisons,
design of experiments, biostatistics, bioinformatics, genetic statistics, Bayesian
statistics and many more. Our graduates are well employed in academics and industry.
Transcripts (including courses in calculus of several variables and linear algebra)
Two letters of recommendation
GRE required with no minimum score
TOEFL scores required for international applicants who aren't native English speakers
Cost & Assistance
Teaching and research assistantships are available for both MS and PhD statistics
students. Through the generosity of the Gaute Vik Family, the department is able to
offer outstanding applicants additional fellowships. Financial awards for outstanding
current students are also available.