12 months
1885 USD/credit 56550 USD/year
1885 USD/credit 56550 USD/year
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The M.S. program in Statistics at George Washington University offers a combination of mathematical statistics, applied statistics and statistical computing tailored to each student.


Key facts

Statistics plays an important role throughout society, providing methodologies for advances in medicine, genetics and other research arenas, and for making decisions in business and public policy. Statistics is part of the natural, mathematical and biomedical sciences field in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

The Department of Statistics at George Washington University also offers a graduate certificate in survey design and data analysis, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biostatistics and epidemiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Computing
  • Intermediate Statistical Laboratory: Statistical Computing Packages
  • Use of Statistical Packages: Data Management and Data Analysis
  • Methods of Statistical Computing
  • Intermediate Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • Applied Linear Models
  • Applied Multivariate Analysis
  • Design of Experiments
  • Linear Models
  • Bayesian Statistics: Theory and Applications
  • Design of Medical Studies
  • Advanced Biostatistical Methods
  • Survival Analysis
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Regression Graphics / Nonparametric Regression
  • Stochastic Processes 
  • Econometrics 
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Modern Theory of Sample Surveys
  • Topics in Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Course work in multivariate calculus, matrix theory, and at least two undergraduate statistics courses.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 – 500 words

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    56550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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