About the Department

Knowledge of statistical theory, methodology, and practice is of fundamental importance in many disciplines, from business analytics to actuarial sciences, from data science to finance, from the life sciences to the physical sciences, from the social sciences to economics, and from the material sciences to engineering and computer science.  No matter which profession you choose, studying statistics at the Fox School of Business will provide you with the training you need to get the top jobs on the market, and to excel in the many roles they entail.

The Department of Statistical Science offers several degree options for undergraduates and graduates. Students gain experience through numerous research and internship opportunities. The faculty brings real-world experience to the classroom, and engages in a variety of scholarly activities, including the publication of journal articles and books, the organization of professional conferences, and consulting engagements with industry in all sectors.

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Ziyan Yin’s paper “Linear Models with Distributed Data and Communication-Efficient Estimator: Limiting Distribution and Its Approximation” has been selected for a Student Paper Award for the 2021 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium (virtual conference, 9/12–9/15; https://symposium2021.icsa.org/).