Department of Statistical Sciences (DSS)

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Statistical Sciences students learn statistical analysis and quantitative reasoning, among other skills that prepare them for careers working with statistics and data science in a wide range of fields.
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Statistical thinking and quantitative reasoning have become pervasive in culture, economy, law, government and science, dramatically changing the way people view the world. Because of this centrality, it makes sense that Statistical Sciences is an interdisciplinary department which takes advantage of Cornell's extensive resources, with faculty, researchers and students from several colleges contributing to our courses and research.