Hao ZhangWelcome to the Department of Statistics at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. It is recognized as one of the top statistics programs in the country.

Our mission is to advance the frontiers of statistical science research in both theory and applications; to provide learning environments that produce well educated statisticians, probabilists and quantitatively literate people; to join with others in bringing the strengths of the statistical sciences to address societal needs.

The Department offers the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Graduate Certificate, Master of Science and Ph.D. in Statistics. Currently we have 62 Statistics undergraduate majors and 289 Actuarial Science undergraduate majors, of which all are also Statistics majors, 104 graduate students working towards their degrees and another 0 working towards a Graduate Certificate.

Our faculty and staff seek to create and disseminate the leading edge of knowledge in the statistical sciences and to prepare students to be leaders in the field.

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Hao Zhang
Department Head, Professor of Statistics