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 Welcome to the OSU Department of Statistics

The Statistics Department at Oklahoma State University is the only statistics department in the state of Oklahoma.  The department offers courses in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  Our graduates are in demand in the areas of:  education, actuarial science, health care, agriculture research, marketing research, money and banking and many more disciplines.

OSU Department of Statistics
301 MSCS (Math Statistics and Computer Sciences)
Stillwater, OK  74078-1056
Office:  405-744-5684
FAX:  405-744-3533

Faculty Search Announcements

The Department of Statistics is searching for two tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions. 

Position 1: Tenure-track Assistant Professor - This faculty position requires a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics, excellent teaching skills and outstanding research or evident potential. 

Position 2: Tenure-track Assistant Professor - This second faculty position has the requirements listed above and is also designated as part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Cluster within the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful applicant will collaborate with other members of the Cluster providing statistical expertise.


New Statistics Course in Spring 2022

STAT 3023 Statistical Reasoning for Medical Applications (A)

Prerequisites: MATH 1483 or MATH 1513 or higher on an acceptable math placement score. See math
Description: This course focuses on developing the quantitative skills necessary for success in medical school and related activities. Topics include study design, descriptive measures, graphical representations, basic probability, statistical inference, correlation and regression, contingency tables.

COVID-19 Data and Statistical Modeling - an interview with Dr. Mindy McCann

OSU experts formed an advisory group to Governor Kevin Stitt. This group developed statistical models for COVID-19 and how the state is impacted. Listen to Dr. McCann's interview about the results and experience with this group of experts.

Need help in your statistics classes? You need SLIC!

What is SLIC? The Statistics Learning and Instruction Center.

Staffed by Statistics graduate students and Statistics undergraduate upper-classmen, SLIC offers homework assistance, test preparation, and study support to students enrolled in statistical methods courses.

This service is available in-person and online.

To access SLIC assistance online, ask your instructor to have you enrolled in the SLIC Community managed by Canvas. You will get the SLIC invitation in your email. Your access to the SLIC Canvas Community will be available for the semester.

SLIC Schedule for In-person assistance: M - F 12pm - 4pm in MSCS 326

SLIC Online Assistance: M - F 12pm - 8pm 

SLIC is closed during Finals Week. The SLIC staff will be taking finals too!



ACO Masters Statistics

Affordable Colleges Online ranks OSU #2 on their list of 
Best Online Master's Degrees in Statistics for 2018-19!

Read the AC Online article!


Best College Reviews ranks OSU #5 on their list of  
Best Master's in Applied Statistics online programs in 2018. 

Read the Best College Reviews article!


  Find out more about our online MS in Applied Statistics



Interested in a Statistics Bachelor of Science degree from OSU?

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