Rutgers University

12 months
15072 USD/year
15072 USD/year
8868 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Statistics Department offers both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics at Rutgers University.  The Ph.D. degree is intended for students with strong mathematical backgrounds who are wishing to pursue research-oriented careers in academia or industry. 


Department of Statistics and Biostatistics faculty includes fifteen full professors, four associate professors, three assistant professors, and four emeritus professors.

Besides the regular M.S. degree in Applied Statistics, students have the option to choose specializations in Industrial Quality Management, Biostatistics, and Data Mining.  Past graduates of the M.S. in Statistics at Rutgers University have gone on to have successful careers in pharmaceutical research and development, telecommunications, educational testing, financial services, environmental research, imaging technology, actuarial sciences, quality management, and consulting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Regression Analysis
  • Introduction to Methods and Theory of Probability
  • Methods of Statistical Inference
  • Interpretation of Data
  • Design of Experiments
  • Quality Control I and II
  • Life Data Analysis
  • Statistical Practice
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Applied Stochastic Processes
  • Nonparametric Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
  • GRE General Required
  • The personal statement provides you with an opportunity to tell the admissions committee about your background, your reasons for wishing to pursue a graduate degree in statistics at Rutgers, and your career objectives upon graduation. It may also include a description of special situations you wish the admissions committee to consider. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8868 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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