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Statistical Consulting Service

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 and between sessions (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

Experimental Design and Data Analysis Consulting is available during the Fall, Spring and Summer (Modules II and III only) 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 submitted, a consultant will contact you to arrange for an initial meeting. 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.

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

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

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