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Purdue University

Department of Statistics

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Statistics is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics, mathematical statistics and probability, joint statistics and computer science, computational finance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams, preliminary oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

523
Applied
30
Accepted
29
Enrolled
6%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$216,000
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

144
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American 2.78%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 80.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.39%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 0
Male (28)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical computing, bioinformatics, statistical theory, computational finance, spatial statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,036,398

Location & Contact

Address 250 North University Street
West Lafayette, IN  47909
United States
Contact Dr. Hao Zhang
Head
Email: zhanghao@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-3141
Fax: 765-494-0558

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