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Statistics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #9 (QS) Chicago, IL, United States
In the Department of Statistics at University of Chicago—among the top 5 of 65 statistics programs in the nation—the faculty involves students in the invention, study, and development of principles and methods for modeling uncertainty via mathematical probability; for designing experiments, surveys, and observational programs; and for analyzing and interpreting analytical data.
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Overview

The faculty includes an expert in the history of statistics who recently won a Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

The Statistics program at University of Chicago offers excellent coverage of the principles and methods of statistics in combination with a solid training in mathematics. There is considerable elective freedom, enabling students to examine areas of knowledge in the biological, physical, and social sciences that are often subjected to detailed statistical analysis.

Learning outcomes

The modern science of statistics involves the development of principles and methods for modeling uncertainty, for designing experiments, surveys, and observational programs, and for analyzing and interpreting empirical data. Mathematics plays a major role in all areas of statistics, from probability theory to data analysis. Statistics is an appropriate field for students with strong mathematical and computational skills and an interest in applying these skills to problems in the natural and social sciences. 

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:

  • Multivariate Statistical Analysis: Applications and Techniques
  • Time Dependent Data
  • Nonparametric Inference
  • Multiple Testing, Modern Inference, and Replicability
  • Linear Models And Experimental Design
  • Analysis of Categorical Data 
  • Biostatistical Methods 
  • Multivariate Statistical Analysis: Applications and Techniques
  • Time Dependent Data
  • History of Statistics
  • Nonparametric Inference

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    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

  • Application for Admission and Supplement Essays
  • Application Fee or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Midyear Report
  • Test-Optional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57642 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57642 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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