University of California, Irvine
Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Statistics - PhD, MS
UC Irvine Graduate Division
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697
PhD students are required to demonstrate substantive knowledge of an application area outside of statistics. Such knowledge can be demonstrated by course work in the application area (three quarter courses), co-authorship of publishable research in the application area, or other evidence of supervised collaborative work that is substantiated by an expert in the field. Please see ICS website for additional detail. PhD students are required to serve as teaching assistants for at least two quarters. The normative time for advancement to candidacy is three years. The normative time for completion of the PhD is five years, and the maximum time permitted is seven years., Master of Science in Statistics Course Requirements include: Intermediate Probability and Statistics (Stats 200A-B-C), Statistical Methodology (Stats 210, 211, 212), six other graduate courses in or related to statistics, at least three of which are offered by the Department of Statistics. See website for additional detail.
Accreditation:UC Irvine is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and all graduate programs receive rigorous external reviews mandated by the University of California every five years.
International Student Requirements:1. International Students and students who do not speak English as their native language must submit scores for TOEFL iBT with an overall minimum score of 80. As an option, you may submit scores from the IELTS exam (overall score = 7 .AND. with a score = 6 on each individual IELTS module). 2. Applicants who qualify to serve as Teaching Assistants (TA) may be more competitive for admission. To be eligible to serve as a TA, a TOEFLibt score = 26 on the Speaking component, OR, an IELTS score = 8 on their Speaking module, OR, a score = 50 on the TSE (Test of Spoken English). Official Test Scores must be transmitted to UC Irvine. TOEFL/TOEFLibt scores will be transmitted to UC Irvine when you specify the following on your exam: Institutional Code = 4859, Departmental Code = 47 ** TOEFL/TOEFLibt or IELTS test scores must be = two years old as of the first day of classes. Older scores are NOT acceptable.
Facts & Figures
In State Tuition (per year): 14944 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 30046 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: Tuition assistance is available through student loans
Locale: Midsize City