Admissions Requirements (General)

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Program-specific Prerequisites

(Note: these requirements are in addition to the general admissions requirements above)


Prospective applicants should have taken at least:

  • Three semesters of calculus (including multivariable calculus)
  • One semester of linear algebra

A year (two semesters) of coursework in undergraduate-level probability and mathematical statistics is recommended. Experience with a programming language (eg. R, Java, C, Python) and exposure to applied statistics is helpful, but not required.

Standardized Test Requirement

This program requires the GRE.

Admission Averages

Minimum score
GPA  3.0
GRE Combined  300
GRE Analytical Writing  3.5

Admissions Review

The admissions committee reviews applicants according to their record of academic achievement, demonstrated academic potential, letters of recommendation, background and experience, and other factors. GPAs and standardized test scores provide competitive points of reference for admission but are not alone decisive in the admissions review.

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