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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Statistics

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Statistics is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Statistics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Master of Arts (MA) Applied statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics

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 Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

327
Applied
20
Accepted
17
Enrolled
6%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 semesters of calculus, 1 semester of linear algebra, 1 year of mathematical statistics
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 semesters of calculus, 1 semester of linear algebra, 1 year of mathematical statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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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
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 65.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multivariate analysis, time series, quantile research analysis, stochastic models, high dimensional statistical inference
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1800 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Yu Cheng
Interim Chair
Email: yucheng@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-1851

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