McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

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McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Field of Study:Statistics, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,307
Careers:Data EngineerMathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries


The PhD in Statistics is a research-focused program that will train students to develop theory, methods, and tools for the analysis of increasingly diverse emerging data types.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants will be considered for admission to the Ph.D. program via one of three routes: following completion of an M.Sc. degree in Statistics (or in a related area) with GPA equivalent to at least B+; or following completion of a B.Sc. degree in Statistics (or in a related area) with GPA equivalent to at least B+ over the last two years of full-time study and demonstrated research potential; or by transferring from the M.Sc. program in Statistics. In all cases, a faculty member with supervisory privileges in the Ph.D. program must be willing to supervise a student before an offer of admission is made.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 04, 2022