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Purdue University

Department of Statistics

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Statistics is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams, preliminary oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

505
Applied
44
Accepted
29
Enrolled
9%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 49.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.68%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.93%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

71
Total faculty
Full-time - 71
Part-time - 0
Male (49)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical computing, bioinformatics, statistical theory, computational finance, spatial statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 250 North University Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Dr. Hao Zhang
Head
Email: zhanghao@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-3141
Fax: 765-494-0558