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University of South Carolina

Department of Statistics

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Statistics is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Industrial Statistics (MIS) Industrial statistics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Applied statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

107
Applied
20
Accepted
19%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements 2 years of work experience (MIS)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4.48%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reliability, environmentrics, statistics computing, psychometrics, bioinformatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Don Edwards
Phone: 803-777-7000

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