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Department of Statistics (Graduate)


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Website URL:

http://www.stat.purdue.edu/academic_programs/graduate/index.php

Department/School Head:

Hao Zhang

Admission Requirements:

Master’s Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (Math Subject Exam not required)

International Applicants Must Include:

  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 100
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 25
    Listening: 25
    Speaking: 25
    Writing: 25
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 7.0 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 66 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended
  • TSE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Master’s Degree Completion:
    Not required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test:
    Advanced Math not required, but highly recommended as it could make your application more competitive

International Applicants Must Include:

  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 100
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 25
    Listening: 25
    Speaking: 25
    Writing: 25
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 7.0 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 66 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended
  • TSE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

  • M.S.
    • Applied Statistics
    • Fifth Year Applied Statistics
    • Specialization in Computational Finance
    • Specialization in Computational Science and Engineering
    • Specialization in Computational Life Sciences
    • Mathematical Statistics or Probability
    • Joint Statistics and Computer Science
  • Ph.D.
    • Ph.D. in Statistics with Specialization in Computational Science and Engineering

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Bioinformatics
  • Consulting
  • Data Visualization
  • Computational Finance
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics and Probability Theory
  • Statistical Genetics/Genomics

Combined Degree Programs: (Undergraduate Degree / Master’s Degree)

  • Fifth Year Applied Statistics MS Degree

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

William S. Cleveland
Chris Clifton
Bruce A. Craig
Anirban DasGupta
Rebecca W. Doerge
Jayantaa K. Ghosh
Alexander Gluhovsky
Chong Gu
Thomas Kuczek
Chuanhai Liu
George P. McCabe
Herman Rubin
Thomas M. Sellke
Frederi G. Viens
Jun Xie
Hao Zhang
Michael Zhu

Associate Professor

Guang Cheng
Jose Figueroa-Lopez
Michael Levine
Jennifer Neville
Raghu Pasupathy
Yuan Qi
Luo Si
Xiao Wang
Mark Daniel Ward
Bowei Xi
Dabao Zhang
Lingsong Zhang
Min Zhang
Tonglin Zhang

Assistant Professor

Elias Bareinboim
Anindya Bhadra
Stanley Ho Chan
David Snow
Sharon Christ
Hyonho Chun
Shengchun Kong
Vinayak Rao
Arman Sabbaghi
Qifan Song
Lingsong Zhang
Heejung Shim

Emeritus Faculty

Mary Ellen Bock
Murgess Davis
David S. Moore

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’sGraduate Certificate

    Courses

      Statistics

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