Prospective Students

Our department offers three undergraduate programs. Our two undergraduate majors are the Statistics Major and Data Science Major. We also offer a Data Science certificate if students would like to pair it with their undergraduate major.

Graduate students can pursue any of our five graduate programs.

Our PhD Statistics programs include two options students can choose from. They can select either the Statistics PhD, Statistics option or the Statistics PhD, Biostatistics option.

Our MS Statistics program includes four options students can choose from. This includes the Statistics option, Biostatistics option, Statistics & Data Science option (MSDS), and Applied Statistics option (MSAS).

MS Data Science is our newest graduate program.

What's Happening in Statistics?

Fortune Magazine Recognizes UW Madison data science master’s degree program

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is launching a master’s degree program in data science to meet the growing demand among students for more data science offerings.

Assistant Professor Miaoyan Wang received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award

The award will allow Miaoyan to develop a suite of statistical learning theory, efficient algorithms, and data-driven solutions for high-dimensional tensor problems.

Two of Statistics students named among the three IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Awards

This inaugural award was given to three PhD students among the entire IMS community.

Chan Park and Rungang Han

Qianyun (Lexi) Luo and Hawra Aljawad reached the final stage of competition this year for the Rhodes Scholarship

One of the most prestigious and selective undergraduate academic honors in the world.

Madison seniors Qianyun (Lexi) Luo and Hawra Aljawad

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