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Prospective Students

Our department offers four undergraduate programs.

Prospective 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.

MS Data Science, our newest graduate program, is a joint professional program between the Statistics and Computer Sciences Departments.

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

What’s Happening In Statistics

Statistics spotlight: Susan Glenn, PhD student

Learn how Susan Glenn, PhD student in the Department of Statistics, harnesses data to address interdisciplinary problems.

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Seeking Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor in Statistics

The highly-ranked Department of Statistics is seeking qualified candidates for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions.

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Associate Professor Garvesh Raskutti honored with prestigious award

Dr. Raskutti’s contributions to the field have been recognized with the American Family Funding Initiative award.

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Department of Statistics welcomes 4 new faculty members

This fall, the Department of Statistics is thrilled to welcome four outstanding new members to its growing faculty, including one tenured professor and three assistant professors. Research interests among the new faculty are diverse, reflecting the broad range of interdisciplinary applications of statistical methods.

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Michael Newton and Statistics graduate student take top honors from WARF

The 2022 Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Innovation Award has been given to two teams in the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One of the winning teams includes Michael Newton, chair of biostatistics and medical informatics and statistics graduate student Zihao Zheng.

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Assistant Professor Nicolás García Trillos  recognized with CAREER award

Nicolás García Trillos, Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at UW-Madison, has been awarded a CAREER award–the most prestigious early-career award given by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Fortune recognizes Data Science master’s program

Fortune has recognized UW–Madison’s launch of a master’s degree program in data science, which will help meet the growing demand among students for more data science offerings and growing demand across sectors for data-driven professionals.

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