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Welcome to Statistics

Statistics is the discipline that deals with the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. It can be applied to a wide array of academic areas, from biology, chemistry and anthropology to geography, political science and sociology. Because it is used as a basis for logical, informed decisions, statistics has wide application in the public and private, profit and nonprofit sectors of society.

Meet Our Students:

Beau Bayerl - Statistics


Shane Vaughan - Stats - Data Science Track


Maria Mondato - Master's in Statistics



Why major in Stats at UA?

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The University of Akron
Department of Statistics
Akron, OH 44325-1913
Phone: 330.972.6886

Undergraduate Program

Our students receive training in critical thinking about sources of data, presentation of data, interpretation of data, prediction/forecasting of data, and the merit of conclusions drawn from data.  We offer: 

Graduate Program

We offer two-year Master's of Science program in Statistics.  We offer graduate assistantships, which includes full tuition waiver and stipend.  Our students come from variety of backgrounds, many of them have completed Bachelor's degree in fields other than Statistics. 

Our Graduates

Our graduates are prepared for the diverse uses of statistics in business, industry, government, and scientific research, as well as advanced studies in statistics and related disciplines.  Because virtually every profession depends on verifiable, reliable and instructive statistics our graduates have good prospects for employment. The University of Akron’s statistics program prepares you for a successful career in private industry as well as federal, state or local government.

Statistical Consulting

We offer assistance with the planning of studies, analysis of data, use of statistical software, and interpretation of output.  We serve UA faculty, staff, and students, as well as off-campus clients. Click here for more information or to request a consultation.