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Statistics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The study of pure mathematics also can be excellent preparation for graduate study in all areas of mathematics and statistics, as well as being good pre-professional training for students wanting eventually to end up in law, medicine or other professions. 

Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve or direct solutions to problems in various fields by mathematical methods. 

A bachelor's degree in Statistics is the minimum formal education required. However, many employers also require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Research Opportunities

Our undergraduate students of the Statistics Program at The University of New Mexico engage in research through undergraduate research programs (REU), participation in the annual undergraduate research conference (SUnMaRC), and supervised research projects with faculty at the Department or outher units. Much of the output of these undergraduate research projects can be seen in the resulting honors theses of our students. Recent theses are available at the undergraduate research page.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Regression Analysis
  • Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design
  • Linear Algebra with Applications
  • Elements of Mathematical Statistics and Probability Theory
  • Computer Programming Fundamentals for Non-Majors

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

A minimum of 26 credit hours; 23 credit hours must be in courses acceptable toward graduation.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all work.

  • Transfer students must have a 2.0 transfer GPA.
  • Continuing UNM students must have a 2.00 institutional GPA.

Demonstrated academic achievement by satisfying the following:

  • Completion of the University Speaking and Writing Core.
  • Completion of the University Mathematics Core.
  • Completion of the University Foreign Language Core.

Completion of Department of Mathematics and Statistics admission coursework with grades of "C" or better:

  • MATH 163

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Albuquerque

  • 870 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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