Top 20 Graduate Schools for Social Sciences

Subject: Statistics in USA, UK, Canada, and Australia

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United States  Harvard University
Harvard UniversityIn our graduate program, we aim to develop statisticians not only for academia, but also ones who will become leaders in endeavors such as medicine, law, finance, technology, government, and industry. Our graduate program is a stepping stone to a successful career in statistics. Our past graduates have an outstanding placement record, having had their choice of careers in academia, banking and financial services...
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United States  Stanford University
Stanford UniversityEducation in the Statistics discipline acquaints students with the role played by probabilistic and statistical ideas and methods in the many fields of science, medicine, technology, and even the humanities. We provide instruction in the theory and application of techniques that have been found to be commonly useful, and offer advanced training through interdisciplinary and graduate programs.
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United States  University of California, Berkeley
University of California, BerkeleyWe are a community engaged in research and education in probability and statistics. In addition to developing fundamental theory and methodology, we are actively involved in statistical problems that arise in such diverse fields as molecular biology, geophysics, astronomy, AIDS research, neurophysiology, sociology, political science, education, demography, and the U.S. Census.
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United States  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillThe Department of Statistics and Operations Research specializes in inference, decision-making, and data analysis involving complex models and systems exhibiting both deterministic and random behavior. We focus on developing and analyzing the necessary quantitative and computational tools to enable practitioners to solve problems in statistical and probabilistic analysis, modeling, optimization...
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United States  Duke University
Duke UniversityThe Department of Statistical Science is nationally ranked in the top 5 research departments and as a top 10 graduate program. Recognized as the world's leading center for Bayesian statistics and its interdisciplinary applications, the Department is a Duke campus hub for statistical and computational research.
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United States  Columbia University
Columbia UniversityThe Statistics major is an appropriate background for graduate work, including doctoral studies in statistics, social science, public health, genetics, health policy, epidemiology, marketing, opinion polling, economics, finance and banking, government, drug development, and insurance. Probability theory is the mathematical foundation for the study of statistical methods and for the modeling of random phenomena.
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United States  University of Pennsylvania
University of PennsylvaniaAt Wharton, the Department of Statistics is proud to have had a leadership role in this development. It participates in a wide range of university consortia that spans the fields of computer science, neuroscience, medicine, public policy, and finance. Moreover, our faculty members have won singular international recognition for their contributions to many parts of statistical science including observational studie...
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United States  Texas A&M University
Texas A&M UniversityThe Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University is one of the leading Statistics departments in the country. Because of its global reputation, our faculty and students are consistently awarded honors, grants, and invited to present their research at international conferences. According to U.S. News rankings, our Graduate Degree is currently listed as the 6th best public university in the nation for Statistics.
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United States  University of Chicago
University of ChicagoThe Department of Statistics of the University was established in 1949 to conduct research into advanced statistics and probability, to work with others in the application of statistics to investigations in the natural and social sciences, and to teach probability and statistical theory and practice on the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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United States  Princeton University
Princeton UniversityPrinceton University has a rich and influential history in statistics and machine learning. Based on a foundation formed by Samuel Wilks, the Department of Statistics (link is external) existed at Princeton University during 1965-1985, with John Tukey being its inaugural chair. Princeton has educated many highly influential leaders in statistics.
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United States  Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon UniversityThe Master's of Statistical Practice degree is an intensive two-semester professional master's program that emphasizes statistical practice, methods, data analysis, and practical workplace skills. The MSP is for students who are interested in professional careers in business, industry, government, marketing, or scientific research, or continuing in graduate school. There is no thesis requirement for this program.
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Canada  University of Toronto
University of TorontoOur mandate is to serve as a centre of excellence for statistical and actuarial research and education, across the campus, nationally and internationally. Our key strengths are the quality of our research in statistical science, the abilities of our undergraduate and graduate students, our programs in actuarial science and finance, our close ties to biostatisticians in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the broad reach of statistical sciences across other disciplines.
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United States  University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los AngelesThe purpose of Statistics is to design, construct, and evaluate techniques for analyzing data. The data can be qualitative or quantitative, self-reported or machine-collected, and the motivations can be scientific, commercial, legal, or policy.Research in the department focuses on statistical learning, computer vision, computational biology, social sciences, and environmetrics. We also have faculty whose research is dedicated to improving the quality of statistics education.
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United States  Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins UniversityOur faculty advance the art of mathematics inspired by problems arising in engineering and the physical, biological, information, and social sciences. Our graduate and undergraduate programs train future mathematical scientists in the use of probability, statistics, optimization, discrete mathematics, and numerical analysis.
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United Kingdom  University of Cambridge
University of CambridgeThe Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) is one of two Mathematics Departments at the University of Cambridge, the other being the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). The two departments together constitute the Faculty of Mathematics, and are responsible for the teaching of Mathematics and its applications within the Mathematical Tripos.
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United States  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesPeople use statistics in business, industry, medicine, government, and scientific research. The School of Statistics is a leading center of statistical practice, education, and research. The School has about 15 faculty members and 65 graduate students. We offer programs leading to BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees.
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United States  University of Washington
University of WashingtonThe Department of Statistics currently (2008-2009 ) has forty-two faculty members and fifty graduate students. Additionally, a continuous flow of visiting faculty and postdoctoral fellows contributes greatly to the academic environment. By means of joint faculty appointments and joint research projects we maintain active academic contact with the departments of; Biostatistics, Computer Science, Economics...
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United States  University of California, Davis
University of California, DavisThe Statistics Department strives to increase diversity and equity in Higher Education. We are committed to a multicultural academic environment that supports the success of all students and faculty. Applicants who show potential in leadership within the university mission of diversity and equity are strongly encouraged to apply to our graduate program or to our undergraduate major.
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United States  Yale University
Yale UniversityThe Department of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University consists of 8 faculty members, 3 staff, and 28 graduate students. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. programs, as well as an undergraduate major in Statistics. We have active research programs in statistical information theory, statistical genetics and bioinformatics, bayesian methods, statistical computing, graphical methods, model selection, asymptotics, and other topics.
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United Kingdom  University of Oxford
University of OxfordThe Department of Statistics at Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Oxford's Mathematical Sciences submission was ranked overall best in the UK.
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