Statistics

Statistics

Think Do Mak a Difference St. Cloud State University St. Cloud State University

Statisticians use data to solve problems in a wide variety of fields, including business, government, healthcare and the environment.  Statisticians often work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team to tackle social, economic, medical, political or ecological problems.  They may search for clues to the solution of a scientific mystery or help companies do their business more efficiently.  As the world is awash in more and more data, statisticians are in ever increasing demand.

Program Highlights

  • Students may also obtain an undergraduate certificate in Actuarial Science
  • Small class sizes that allow for individual instruction
  • Pairs well with a minor or double major in many fields of application
  • Faculty members with deep expertise on statistical topics provide classroom experiences

Program Distinctions

  • Opportunities to work on data teams analyzing real-world data for central Minnesota institutions
  • Newly revised curriculum guided by the American Statistical Association
  • Opportunities to be a Learning Assistant or Tutor to assist faculty in an instructional setting

Student Organizations

Continuing Education

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University Facts & Stats

  • 34% expected growth in demand for statisticians nationwide by 2024
  • 1,100+ mathematics, statistics and computer science scholarships awarded since 1974
  • Top 1% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking

Popular Careers

  • Actuary
  • Applied Statistician
  • Data/Decision Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Biostatistician
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Analyst

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