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Eberly College of Science

Department of Statistics

Graduate Programs

We offer two distinct programs of study for our graduate students. We also offer two additional dual degrees that can be obtained in conjunction with a degree in Statistics.

Statistics faculty

Undergraduate Programs

The statistics program provides students with a strong foundation in statistics and the broad skills to prepare them for advanced study in statistics or employment in industry and government.

Undergraduate students

Online Programs

Choose the online Applied Statistics Graduate Program that fulfills your goals. Penn State World Campus offers both an online master's degree and a graduate certificate in applied statistics.

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The Statistics Spring/Summer 2023 Newsletter is Here!

Featured Stories

Statistics Up to Date

Penn State statistician Xiang Zhu studies the genetics of heart disease in diverse populations to improve heart health for everyone.

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Improving heart health by diversifying genetic data

A new Penn State study is the first to concurrently consider a variety of potential honey bee stressors at a national scale.

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Honey bee colony loss in the U.S. linked to mites, extreme weather, and pesticides

Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar will start her term as president of the American Statistical Association on January 1, 2024.

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Statistics alumna elected 2024 American Statistical Association president

The Statistical Consulting Center

The SCC provides statistical advise and support for Penn State researchers, members of industry and government in the areas of: Research Planning, Design of Experiments and Survey Sampling, Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Analysis Results Interpretation, Advice

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CTSI Consulting Center

CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Center offers one-stop service for researchers who need study design, biostatistical and data management expertise. We provide Penn State researchers with a full range of biostatistical expertise and service.


Center for Astrostatistics

The Center serves as a crossroads where researchers at the interfaces between statistics, data analysis, astronomy, space and observational physics collaborate, develop and share methodologies, and together prepare the next generation of researchers.

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