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The mission of the Department of Statistics is to provide leadership in the statistical sciences by:

  • Research – Advancing theory, methods, and computing to further emerging science and technology
  • Teaching – Providing students with the statistical and computational skills necessary to handle complex real-world problems, through innovative courses and teaching technologies
  • Outreach – Elevating awareness, enriching education, and strengthening research on campus and in the wider community.

Purdue Department of Statistics, 150 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907

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

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