1. What are the admission requirements for your program?
Admission to the Department of Statistical Sciences requires a bachelor's degree from an institution in the United States, or proof of equivalent training at a foreign university. For additional admission requirements, please go to prerequisites for degrees.
2. How do I apply to your program?
You will need to submit the application online and pay the $50 application fee. Required supplemental application materials are official GRE scores sent from ETS (and TOEFL scores for international students), three letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended, along with proof of degree for institutions outside of the U.S.
3. What is the deadline for applications to be submitted?
For maximum possible consideration, applications for the Summer term should be received by January 15. Our program of study for the Ph.D. begins in early July.
4. What materials do I need to submit for my application?
Your application is complete when all required application materials have been submitted: three letters of recommendation, official GRE scores (and TOEFL scores for international students), official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended, and proof of degree if the university is not in the U.S. You also need to submit a personal statement about your interest in an advanced statistics degree.
5. Where do I send my application materials?
Please send all application materials directly to the Graduate School at the following mailing address:
Graduate School Admissions
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, Texas 76798-7264
6. Is the application process different for international applicants?
As an international applicant, you still need to provide the Graduate School with the same required materials as other applicants. A complete application consists of an application for Graduate Admission, all official transcripts, applicable test scores, professional letters of recommendation, and the application fee. In addition, please request that the official scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) be sent to the Graduate School (CEEB Code: 6032). If you have a degree conferred by a U.S.