M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Statistics

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

12 months
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
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The Applied Statistics program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute will give you the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to tackle challenges of statistical design, analysis, and control that arise across a wide variety of fields.


Following WPI’s distinctive educational model, in which theory and practice go together, the Applied Statistics program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute will provide an in-depth understanding of important statistical methods while deploying them to solve critical problems in the world around you. You’ll have the flexibility to tailor a path that matches your career goals and do research that matters to you in areas ranging from biostatistical application to big data analytics, to social policy analysis.

After Graduation

Statisticians are in high demand in many industries, and the broad education you gain at WPI will prepare you to jump right in and make an impact right away. Our master’s in applied statistics students often continue their education at prestigious universities and find career opportunities in diverse sectors, including insurance, communications, government, life sciences, and weather services.

Programme Structure

  • Through core courses, you’ll master the theoretical foundations of applied statistics and learn to use powerful computational tools to gather and analyze large amounts of numerical data. 
  • You can choose electives with a theoretical or industrial emphasis that focus on topics such as regression, multivariate analysis, sample surveys, Bayesian analysis, and temporal analysis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • GRE: Subject test in math is strongly recommended 
  • There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical.
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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    28980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
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