Admissions

Admission requires a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Admissions committees in each major review applicants according to their personal statements, background and experience, record of academic achievement, demonstrated academic potential, letters of recommendation, compatibility of interests with program faculty, and other factors.

Test scores and GPAs provide competitive points of reference for admission but are not alone decisive in the admissions review.

Prerequisite college-level coursework in statistics and calculus is required.

Standardized Test Requirement

This program requires the GRE.

Admission Averages

Average score of admitted student Range
GPA 3.43 2.98-3.88
GRE Combined 321 284-341
GRE Analytical Writing 4.5 3.0-5.0

Admission Decisions

Complete applications are reviewed beginning in mid-January by an admissions committee. Applicants are notified in writing by mail of the admissions decision.

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