Graduate Program

We encourage students with a Bachelor's Degree and a strong background in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or some other quantitatively based discipline to apply to our Masters or PhD programs.

The Department of Statistics at UC Riverside has an outstanding reputation in Teaching, Research and Consulting. We are the only program in Southern California where one may obtain a PhD in Applied Statistics.  Our graduate programs offer opportunities to diversify your study to include research areas in a variety of academic disciplines such as:

Probability Theory  •  Experimental Design  •  Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods  •  Longitudinal Data Analysis  •  Functional Data Analysis  •  Mixture Models  •  Machine Learning  •  Data Mining  •  Bioinformatics  •  High Dimensional Statistics and Inference  •  Multiple Testing

Graduate Programs

The Statistics faculty and staff are fully dedicated to graduate student success. As our graduate student, you will be able to work closely with faculty and other graduate students on innovative statistical research projects and be a part of department's successful Statistics Consulting Collaboratory that serves the campus and business community. Our faculty has received National/International recognition for their professional contribution in research, teaching and service.


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