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Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Statistics

Applying

After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

Ph.D.: December 15th
M.S. February 1st

Admission Limited to

Fall

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General

Letters of Recommendation

3, that emphasize the applicant's level of preparation for graduate study in Statistics

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit the department's application found on the departmental website.

A bachelor's degree in statistics is not required for the M.S. or Ph.D. programs, but applicants should have taken at least 12 quarter courses (or eight semester courses) in substantial upper division quantitative work, including, but not limited to, courses in statistics, mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering.

M.S.: Applicants must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.2 in upper division courses.

Ph.D.: For direct admission to the doctoral program, a grade-point average of at least 3.5 must be presented. Applicants who have already obtained a master's degree must have maintained an average of better than 3.5 in graduate study.

Program Name

Statistics

Leading to the degree of

M.S., Ph.D.

Major Code

0891

Address

8125 Math Sciences
Box 951554
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1554

Phone

(310) 206-3742

Email

glenda@stat.ucla.edu

Website

statistics.ucla.edu