Statisticians

Education

Many colleges and universities offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in statistics. A bachelor's degree in statistics is not needed to enter a graduate program. However, significant coursework in statistics or mathematics is essential. Required subjects for a bachelor's degree in statistics include differential and integral calculus, statistical methods, mathematical modeling, and probability theory.

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Mathematics, General. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $17,293.00 per year

Statistics, General. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $17,905.00 per year

Applied Mathematics, General. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $19,272.00 per year

Biostatistics. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $20,747.00 per year

Computational and Applied Mathematics. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $21,252.00 per year

Business Statistics. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $15,408.00 per year

Mathematics and Statistics. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $21,233.00 per year

Statistics, Other. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $16,073.00 per year

Mathematical Statistics and Probability. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $22,251.00 per year

Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods. - More About This Major

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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $20,355.00 per year

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  • Problem analysis and decision making
  • Production and purchasing methods

General Qualifications

Critical-thinking skills. Statisticians use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.Math skills. Statisticians ...

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Most Common Education Levels

The level of education attained by people currently working in this career.

Most Common Education

Schools with the Highest Enrollment for Featured Major

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School
Number of Students
Liberty University
95,639
Arizona State University
81,789
Austin Community College District
70,452
University of Central Florida
69,086
Ohio State University-Main Campus
64,930
University of Minnesota-Twin C...
63,929
Florida International University
60,592
University of Florida
56,683
East Los Angeles College
56,395
College of Southern Nevada
56,364
Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.