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When to Apply

Applications must be complete by the deadline. Make sure to begin the application process several days early to allow for Graduate School processing time. The deadline for Fall, 2019 admission to the Department of Statistics is June 1st, 2019. Applications not complete by the June 1 deadline will be rejected.  Applications are only accepted for Fall term admission.

Applicants desiring financial aid and a timely decision should have completed the application by January 15, 2019 for Fall 2019 admission.


Applying for Admission

Admission requirements, application instructions, and a link to the online application system are available from the Graduate Admissions page. Please follow the instructions carefully. The Department of Statistics requires three letters of recommendation along with the university application form, transcripts, official GRE scores, CV, and a statement of objectives. Letters of recommendation should be submitted through the Graduate School's online system. All materials must be submitted directly to the Graduate School. Do not send materials to the Statistics Department.

Apply to the Appropriate Program

If you will not have an MS or MA in Statistics before beginning our program, please apply to our MS program. If you are ultimately interested in a PhD, upon successful completion of the MS and approval of the faculty you may be advanced to PhD study. Information about applying directly to the PhD program is here.

 Please Note: This information is for the on-campus masters and PhD programs only. Information about the online MS and Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics is here.