Admissions for Ph.D. in Applied Statistics
In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, a BA, BS, MA or MS in mathematics, statistics or a closely related field is required. Students who have not taken mathematical statistics courses at the undergraduate level may be required to complete the equivalent courses in the appropriate background areas before taking graduate courses. The admission requirements consist of:
Applicants may be asked to appear before the admissions committee for a personal interview.
- A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework;
- A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score from a recent (no more than five years prior to the application date) administration of the exam;
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed;
- Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources familiar with the applicant’s background;
- A curriculum vita and a statement of experiences, interests, and goals; and
- International students from non-English speaking countries must also submit a score of at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). TOEFL scores may not be more than two years old.
Annual Deadline for Applying for Fall 2014 is February 1st