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Department of Statistics

About Our Department

Welcome to the Department of Statistics and the Statistical Laboratory.

As leaders in statistical research, collaboration, and education, the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University offers students an education like no other. We are committed to our mission of developing and applying statistical methods, and proud of our award-winning students and faculty. 

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Meet our faculty


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Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate program in Statistics at Iowa State University ensures you develop a comprehensive skill set for immediate job readiness or further education. Our dedicated faculty guarantee the highest quality of education, guiding students through challenging coursework and providing mentorship. Additionally, our minor option complements various degrees, enhancing qualifications and broadening career prospects. 

Undergraduate Program

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Graduate Program

The Department of Statistics Graduate Program at Iowa State University offers advanced degrees, including a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS) in Statistics. Additionally, we provide Co-Major PhD options, seamlessly integrating Statistics with another field of study. Renowned for our top-ranked program and diverse research opportunities, our department provides a rigorous academic environment for students pursuing advanced studies in statistics. 

Graduate Program

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Statistical Consulting

Submit a request for assistance with data analysis! We provide assistance in research design, sample size calculations, choosing statistical methods, interpretations, and more.