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The Department of Statistics

logo2.pngThe Department was originally formed in 1964 as the Department of Statistics and Computer Science and remained such until 1984. We have retained that strong emphasis on computing, and we have maintained a three-fold mission of teaching, research, and service. Our teaching has provided students with a broad foundation in statistical theory and applications. Such training has enabled our graduates to earn jobs in government, all branches of industry, and academia. 

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Brooks Hall, located on North Campus, is the home for the Department of Statistics


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Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members:
Maduranga Dassanayake received the 2023 General Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award. This award for excellence in teaching annually honors outstanding faculty in the Franklin College who have shown a sustained commitment to high quality instruction.
Lauren Rose Wilkes, a Foundation Fellow majoring in data science with a minor in Chinese language and literature, has been selected as a Marshall Scholar.

Upcoming Events

David Banks, Professor of the Practice of Statistics (Duke University)

204 Caldwell Building
Agus Sudjianto, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Model Risk (Wells Fargo & Company)

Room 434 (Cohen Room), Brooks Hall
Dr. Michael R. Kosorok, Dept of Biostatistics & Dept of Statistics and Operations Research (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Clemson University

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Our Graduate Program

Just ask any faculty member in this department – we will tell you that statistics is a very exciting discipline. Every one of us will give credit to the departments we came from for excellent training! It is our goal to offer you the best of all of those departments as we train you for a future in statistics.

We offer several means for earning a Master of Science (MS) degree in statistics, as well as a rigorous program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. Each program emphasizes BOTH theory AND applications, because a good statistician must have training in both.

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