Undergraduate Program Information
All about Majoring in Statistics
What studying statistics here is all about.
Information about the 5-year Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program in Statistics
Career Prospects for Statisticians are looking good. See the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook for statisticians and for actuaries.
Students interested in a career in actuarial science should read this valuable Guide to Becoming an Actuary, written by Kara Sulzer, who graduated in 2019 with her B.S. degree in statistics. Kara wrote this guide as her senior honors thesis under the direction of Dr. Karl Gregory.
Testimonials About the Statistics Major from Statistics B.S. Degree Graduates
- Ken Turner (B.S., Statistics, 2016) discusses how choosing the statistics major brought him success.
- Meredith Cartwright (B.S., Statistics and Experimental Psychology, 2019) explains how statistics made an ideal double major for her and prepared her for graduate school.
- Amanda Ferguson (B.S., Statistics, 2019) describes looking for an internship and how the statistics major prepared her for a career in the insurance field.
- Nick Tice (B.S., Statistics, 2020) details how a love for sports analytics led him to the statistics major.
- Rebecca Koch (B.S., Statistics, 2020) expresses how she chose statistics as a major and how it has helped her reach her goals.
- Aimée Petitbon (B.S., Statistics, 2021) recounts the impact of her decision to change her major to statistics in her Top Scholars 2021 Alumni profile.
Minoring in Statistics
A Minor in Statistics consists of 18 hours of 500-level statistics courses. Minor credit will be given for at most one of STAT 509 and STAT 515. Students need to register for the Statistics Minor in the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Office, Flinn Hall.
Undergraduate Director: Dr. David Hitchcock