Department of

Statistical Science

Developing well-rounded statisticians through meaningful mentorships, diversified educational experiences, and scholarly research methods and opportunities.

Undergraduate

The Department of Statistical Science has two undergraduate programs: the B.S. in Statistics and the minor in Statistics.

Graduate

We offer two degrees - Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. Recent graduates are employed in coorporations and institutions such as the FDA, USAA, Incyte, Eli Lilly & Co., JPS Hospital, Multiple Myeloma Institute at UAMS, Baylor Research Institute, and the Baylor Heart & Vascular Institute.

Research

We develop statistical theory and methods in high-demand research areas, such as biomedical research, environmental science, and drug development.

News & Events

Sep
18
2019
A multidisciplinary team of statisticians, computer scientists, and environmental engineers, led by Associate Professor Amanda Hering of Baylor University, has received a $1.157 million award from the National Science Foundation. Joint with Colorado School of Mines, a novel, introductory data science course and undergraduate summer research program will be designed to motivate students early in their academic studies to pursue careers in data science by connecting them with authentic projects and stakeholders.
Sep
5
2019
This award is given for significant and outstanding contributions to the environmental statistical and quantitative research as proved by the number and quality of publications in the statistical literature.
Aug
6
2019
We had in informal meeting of current Baylor faculty and students at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Denver recently.

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