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University of Florida

Department of Statistics

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Statistics is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Statistics (MS Stat) Statistics
Master of Statistics (M Stat) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative finance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Final oral exam; thesis (for MS Stat)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

394
Applied
23
Accepted
15
Enrolled
6%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
81%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), nonparametric statistics, statistical genetics/genomics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
81,514

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 118545
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Brett Presnell PhD
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Email: presnell@stat.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2989
Fax: 352-392-5175

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