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Applied Statistics

Villanova University

12 months
820 USD/credit 29520 USD/year
820 USD/credit 29520 USD/year
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The Applied Statistics program at Villanova University accepts students from a wide-variety of undergraduate backgrounds beyond mathematics or statistics, including computer sciences, economics, chemistry, biology, psychology, foreign languages and more.


About this Degree

In today's data-driven world, the need for talented statisticians has never been greater. Statistics, including the related fields of data science and analytics, is one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States. Data-driven decision making is becoming increasingly crucial for government agencies, industries, and even small businesses. To meet this need, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Villanova University offers a flexible Master of Science in Applied Statistics graduate program built on six required courses and a wide range of specialized electives.

Students may complete their degree on a full or part-time basis, and have the flexibility to take statistics-related elective courses from areas such as Computer Science and Mathematics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistical Programming
  • Statistical Theory
  • Regression Methods 
  • Linear Models
  • Multivariate Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Applicants to the Master’s program in Applied Statistics must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, and must have completed undergraduate work in multivariable calculus (usually calculus III) and linear algebra.
  • Those with degrees in areas other than mathematics and statistics are encouraged to apply. Students without a strong mathematical background will be advised to take additional undergraduate courses; these courses are not counted toward the graduate degree.
  • Transcripts of previous undergraduate courses
  • Submitted application and fees
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 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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