12 months
709 USD/credit 22688 USD/year
607 USD/credit 19424 USD/year
405 USD/credit 12960 USD/year
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The Statistics program at North Dakota State University is flexible enough to be individually planned around prior experience and in accord with professional goals.


Program Description

During the first year of the Statistics program at North Dakota State University, master's and doctoral students are strongly encouraged to meet with each faculty member to discuss possible research topics. The student should select an advisory and examining committee by the end of the first year.

A joint master's degree in computer science and statistics may also be obtained. Graduate certificates in Statistics for non-majors and Big Data Applied Statistics Analysis are also available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Regression Models
  • Experimental Design
  • Multivariate Methods
  • Probability and Mathematical Statistics
  • Applied Survey Sampling
  • Nonparametric Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline is March 15 for international students and applicants who would like an opportunity for an assistantship if available.


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have had at least one year of calculus,
  • Have had at least one course in statistics, and
  • Have had at least one programming language
  • You are required to submit your online application and nonrefundable $35 application fee
  • A statement of purpose is required for admission consideration and must be uploaded to your online application
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Submitting your transcripts (statement of marks)
  • All graduate applicants, regardless of citizenship or residency, must demonstrate proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission to a graduate program

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 709 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 405 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 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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