Statistical Consulting Service

***** The Statistical Consulting Service has a limited number of appointments available for the remainder of the Fall 2017 semester. Please be aware that if your initial meeting is not held by Wednesday, November 29, we will hold your application until the Spring 2018 semester begins on January 8, 2018. *****

The Department of Statistics provides statistical software and design consulting services for the University community. Faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to use these services, which are offered free of charge.

The Statistical Consulting Service can help you with statistical software problems and data analysis issues.

Statistical Software Consulting provides assistance with the setup and running of a wide variety of statistical computing programs, including SAS, SPSS, Minitab, R, and S-Plus. Software consulting is available in MATH G175 on a drop-in basis. The office is open on weekdays during the Spring, Summer and Fall sessions and is closed on official University holidays (see schedule at the Software Consulting Schedule).

Software consultants can be reached by telephone during these hours (765-496-8250). You can also email questions to stat-help@stat.purdue.edu.

Experimental Design and Data Analysis Consulting is available during the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions. No assistance will be available between sessions or during breaks. Services include assistance with all phases of research projects:

  • proposal preparation
  • design of studies
  • survey design
  • data input strategies
  • data import/export
  • analysis of data
  • interpretation of results
  • presentation of results
  • other statistics or probability problems

Our staff of graduate students and faculty are available, by appointment, to help you with statistical design and data analysis issues.

Apply for statistical consulting.

Once the application is returned, a consultant will contact you to arrange for an initial meeting. This contact takes place within 2 or 3 days of receipt of the application. The initial meeting is scheduled at your convenience; there are 9 one-hour time slots available for meetings each week.

After the initial meeting, your consultant will continue to help you with your project during the course of the semester.

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017 3:13 PM

Purdue Department of Statistics, 250 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: (765) 494-6030, Fax: (765) 494-0558

© 2015 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact the College of Science Webmaster.