M.Sc. On Campus


University of Kentucky

12 months
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Statistics Department at the University of Kentucky offers the degree of Master of Science with (Plan A) or without (Plan B) a thesis, and in two different tracks: A Mathematical Statistics track and a Biostatistics track.


Programs of study for Plan B require a total of at least 35 semester hours. 

Students from the Statistics Department at the University of Kentucky will typically fulfill this requirement by taking electives (additional courses besides the shared core and track requirements) in Fall and Spring of their second year. Programs of study for Plan A (with thesis) require a total of at least 29 semester hours which are satisfied by either of the two course lists above.

Before the end of the second semester, the M.S. candidate must present a proposed plan of study for approval by the Director of Graduate Studies. There are no formal minor requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods 
  • Introduction to Linear Models and Experimental Design 
  • Computational Inference 
  • Theory of Statistical Inference 
  • Theory of Probability 
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


29 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of
  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English
  • (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). The
  • equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to
  • satisfy the language requirement. A minimum 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 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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