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Statistics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #147 (WUR) Rochester, NY, United States
The Statistics program of University of Rochester is responsible for teaching undergraduate statistics courses required for majors and minors in statistics, and for all other bachelor degree programs.
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The Department of Biostatistics, located in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, is responsible for masters and doctoral programs. Both have active faculty and student research programs in statistical theory and methodology.


The Statistics program of University of Rochester can be useful for pursuing careers and advanced studies in many fields. As data becomes ever-more important in influencing decisions in healthcare, politics, and business, having a formal background in statistics can be quite beneficial. Statistics majors from the University of Rochester have been successfully employed in government positions (Census Bureau, Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, Department of Labor), insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies, among other industries. 

With an undergraduate degree in statistics, many options are available for pursuing graduate studies in statistics, economics, mathematics, political science, psychology, and other fields. Law schools, medical schools, and other professional schools also look favorably on statistics majors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Linear Models
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Statistical Software and Exploratory Data Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Secondary school transcript
  • Teacher recommendation (one required)
  • School report/counselor recommendation
  • Mid-year report
  • Final transcript
  • College transcript
  • Official Test Scores
  • Writing sample
  • English language exam results

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57188 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57188 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester

  • 925 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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