132
Students
Urban setting
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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Statistics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in mathematics (strongly encouraged)
Thesis Required
Preliminary examinations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,030
Applied
135
Accepted
39
Enrolled
13%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Research statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in mathematics (strongly encouraged)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Research statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.76%
Black or African American 0.76%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.27%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Probability; theory, methodology, and application of statistics; computational mathematics and machine learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
953,626

Location & Contact

Address 5734 South University Avenue, E108
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dan Nicolae
Chair
Email: kraynik@galton.uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8335