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.
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.
Two Statistics students named among the three IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Awards
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.
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.
Qianyun (Lexi) Luo and Hawra Aljawad reached the final stage of competition this year for the Rhodes Scholarship
Luo, majoring in biochemistry and statistics, was one of 203 American student finalists for the coveted Rhodes Scholarhips. Aljawad, a chemical engineering and biochemistry major, was a finalist in her native Saudi Arabia.