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University of Texas at Austin

M.Sc.
24 months
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17312 USD/year
17312 USD/year
8684 USD/year
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About

The Master's of Science in Statistics is a two-year program offering a mix of theory and application. Students must complete 33 hours: six hours of classical statistics, six hours of mathematical statistics, nine hours in major electives, and nine hours in a minor electives plus a master's report.

Overview

The Master's in Statistics degree at The University of Texas at Austin is administered through the Deparment of Statistics and Data Sciences, but has its own graduate advisor and graduate studies committee. The Graduate Studies Committee for this program consists of faculty members from a variety of departments across campus. The focus of the program is a mix of theory and application.

The program is offered in two tracks: track A and track B. Track A is designed for students seeking a terminal MS Statistics degree or for students currently pursuing doctoral programs other than statistics.Track B is designed for students enrolled in the PhD Statistics program who transfer into the MS Statistics program from the PhD Statistics program. Both tracks require completion of thirty-two semester hours of approved coursework and include the completion of a master’s report.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Mathematical Statistics I
  • Regression Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Bayesian Statistical Methods
  • Consulting Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8656 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8656 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4342 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin generally support themselves in one of the following ways: departmental aid in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships; fellowships administered by the Office of Graduate Studies; need-based financial aid administered by the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS), and outside funding or employment.

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