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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

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 N/A
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam N/A
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary Exam after one year

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

251
Applied
72
Accepted
21
Enrolled
29%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam N/A
Master's Degree Requirements Program prerequisites include 3 semesters of calculus, linear algebra, and one year of mathematical statistics.
Doctoral Degree Exam N/A
Doctoral Degree Requirements Program prerequisites include 3 semesters of calculus, linear algebra, one year of mathematical statistics, and a semester of advanced calculus.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 90
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.13%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 76.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational neuroscience, functional data analysis, high dimensional statistical inference, multivariate analysis, network data analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
798,379

Location & Contact

Address 1800 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 S Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Satish Satish
Deparment Chair
Email: ssi@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-8341

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