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Masters Option in Statistics, Newton (Boston Area)

Deadline: applications for Fall semester are accepted on a rolling basis through June 30 (domestic students) and May 31 (international students).

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Note: The information on this page supersedes the information in the Axioms (Handbook).

Students entering the M.S. option in Statistics are expected to have had Linear Algebra and Calculus up through Multivariate Calculus (this is typically covered by a three-semester sequence in U.S. schools).

-Catalogs and other general information about graduate study at UMass are available from the Graduate School.

-More information about how to apply as well as a link to the online application can be found here.

-Students can check whether materials have been received here.

Please note that applications must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions, not to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and that the Department will not even see the application if the application fee is not paid.

Please make sure that your application clearly indicates that you are applying for the Newton campus. In the application process, choose "Masters Degree", then "Mathematics [Statistics] (M.S.) Newton".

Application Requirements
  • The University's application form

  • Official transcripts of all universities/colleges attended

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Personal statement*

  • Application fee

  • For international applicants only (see also this link):

    • an International Student Financial Statement

    • TOEFL score, if applicable (or IELTS or PTE Academic) (see also this link):
NOTE:

- The GRE exam scores are not required but are recommended.

* The personal statement should explain the student's interest in pursuing graduate studies in statistics.

† The TOEFL score (or IELTS or PTE Academic) is not required for the following: those whose undergraduate institution used English as the primary language; U.S. citizens; U.S. permanent residents; additional waiver conditions are listed here.

The priority deadline is February 1 for the Fall semester; however, we consider applications on a rolling basis through June 30 (domestic students) and May 31 (international students) for Fall semester.

Information for international students.

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