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The University of Akron

Department of Statistics

Akron, OH

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Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Statistics is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
48
Accepted
9
Enrolled
84%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; baccalaureate degree in statistics, mathematics, or related area; three letters of recommendation; one semester of applied statistics; three semesters of calculus, linear algebra, or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 1

Research

Focus of faculty research: Experimental design, sampling, actuarial science, biostatistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,267

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. David Steer
Interim Department Chair
Email: steer@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-2099