Statistical thinking and quantitative reasoning have become pervasive in our culture, dramatically changing the way people view the world. Our programs prepare students for careers in statistics in a wide variety of fields.
Student Profiles
Read some of our student profiles to get an idea what life is like for Statistics and Data Science students. This...
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Alumni Profiles
Read some of our Alumni Profiles to find out what some of our DSDS students are doing now. 

Cornell's Department of Statistics and Data Science offers four programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Undergraduates can earn a BA in statistical science, social statistics, or biometry and statistics, while the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) offers students the opportunity to earn a professional master's degree to help them specialize and deepen their study in statistics prior to advancing in a career. The MS/PhD program in Statistics and Data Science prepares students for a research career in academia or industry.

Each semester, the Department of Statistics and Data Science hosts seminars on statistics topics that would be of interest to students in a variety of disciplines. Please check our Events page often for updates. 

Old Cornell photo of Cayuga Lake panorama
The Department of Statistics and Data Science is home to research and teaching of core statistics and outreach to other disciplines.
A sideview of Malott Hall
Because SDS is an interdisciplinary department, faculty, staff and students are housed in different buildings around campus.
See what research topics our department is working on currently.
Alumni mixer at JSM 2017.
Formed in 2016, SGS is the official graduate student organization of Cornell University's Statistics field.