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Brigham Young University

Department of Statistics

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Statistics is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
15
Accepted
10
Enrolled
48%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.3; two methods courses beyond introductory statistics; two courses in calculus-based statistical theory, differential calculus, integral calculus, multivariate calculus, and a course in linear algebra

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,160
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8.7%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical genetics, reliability and pollution monitoring, Bayesian methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
228,700

Location & Contact

Address 223 TMCB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Harold Dennis Tolley
Chair
Email: tolley@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-6668
Fax: 801-422-0635

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