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Statistics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) , OH,
Statistics offered by the University of Cincinnati is the science of learning from data, and of measuring, controlling, and communicating uncertainty. Statisticians apply statistical thinking and methods to a wide variety of scientific, social, and business endeavors in such areas as astronomy, engineering, genetics, marketing, medicine, psychology, public health, and sports. 

About

Many economic, social, political, and military decisions cannot be made without statistical techniques, such as the design of experiments to gain federal approval of a newly manufactured drug.

Career

The Master of Science in Statistics program offered by the University of Cincinnati prepares students for careers as statisticians in industry and government, as well as for entry into a Ph.D. program in Statistics or Biostatistics. This highly successful program has placed students in statistical positions with many of Cincinnati's major employers, such as the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Medpace, A C Nielsen Bases, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Statistics I
  • Mathematical Statistics II
  • Applied Statistics I
  • Applied Statistics II
  • Linear Models and Multivariate Analysis I

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    155

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • An undergraduate major in Statistics is highly desirable. However, while a strong mathematical background is preferred, we welcome applications from students with any undergraduate major who have completed the prerequisite courses: multi-variable calculus; differential equations; calculus-based probability and statistics; and linear algebra.
  • Graduate admissions application (online)
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work
  • There is a $5 surcharge for international applications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6395 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6395 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Cincinnati

  • 1000 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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