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Statistics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Akron, OH, United States
The Statistics program of The University of Akron studies the discipline that deals with the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. It can be applied to a wide array of academic areas, from biology, chemistry and anthropology to geography, political science and sociology.
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Overview

Statistics Fundamentals

Because it is used as a basis for logical, informed decisions, statistics has wide application in the public and private, profit and nonprofit sectors of society.

Professional Preparation

Because virtually every profession depends on verifiable, reliable and instructive statistics – mathematicians, scientists, educators, engineers and more – those with degrees in statistics can rely on good prospects for employment. The Statistics program of The University of Akron prepares you for graduate studies or a successful career in private industry as well as federal, state or local government.

Our Faculty

  • are energetic and innovative
  • work closely with local industries to bring academics to life by incorporating real-life statistical challenges into a variety of courses 

Hands-on Research

The Department of Statistics maintains two instructional computer labs and provide the latest statistical software, SAS, SPSS, JMP, Minitab, etc.  

Real-word Experience

The Center for Statistical Consulting provides opportunities for you to gain valuable experience in the practical application of statistics while interacting with faculty and clients.

Degrees and Preparation

Our B.S., B.A. and M.S. graduates will be prepared for advanced studies in statistics and related disciplines and for the diverse uses of statistics in business, industry, government, scientific research and society.

Career Outlook

The demand for statisticians is currently high and growing. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of nonacademic jobs for statisticians is expected to increase through 2016. Furthermore, colleges and universities will be hiring more faculty members in statistics fields. Salaries and opportunities for advancement are competitive and reflect the current demand.

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:

  • Analytic Geometry-Calculus
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Theoretical Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Statistical Data Management
  • Statistical Consulting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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