12 months
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
663 USD/credit 19890 USD/year
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Statistical Science at George Mason University is regarded as one of the oldest and most successful information technology (IT) subjects.

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The Statistical Science program from George Mason University focuses on the conversion of raw data into information. In this graduate program, students are trained in the theory and practice of statistical methodology, particularly as it relates to high-technology applications.

With an MS in statistical science, you can:

  • Develop models to find patterns in massive data sets.
  • Predict and optimize internet search results, advertisements, and website analytics.
  • Develop concepts for economic forecasts and perform simulations that help banks understand their level of risk.
  • Promote statistical science in the federal government, industry, and public health.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Probability
  • Applied Statistics
  • Case Studies in Data Analysis
  • Statistical Inference
  •     Digital Signal Processing
  • Statistical Communication Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to satisfying general admission requirements for graduate study, all applicants are expected to have basic computer literacy and some experience using statistical software (such as SAS and R).  They also must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field that includes coursework in multivariable calculus, matrix or linear algebra, statistics, calculus-based probability, and statistical software.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 663 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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