How to Apply
Welcome! Whether you are a prospective student applying for admission to the University of Illinois, a current student declaring a major in Statistics or you wish to minor in Statistics, we are pleased that you are considering advanced study in Statistics.
Graduate applications are submitted through the Graduate College Website. Undergraduate applications are submitted through the University of Illinois Undergraduate Admissions Website. Requests to change majors or to add a minor are submitted with approval from the Statistics advisor. Requirements and further instructions are available from the links below.
Prospective UIUC Students
- How to apply for graduate study in Statistics (MS or PhD)
- How to apply for college admission - Statistics Majors
Current UIUC Students
Statement of Purpose
As part of your application materials, you are required to submit a brief Statement of Purpose. This is your opportunity to express your interest in the program clearly and succinctly. An ideal Statement of Purpose will demonstrate your command of written English and effectively communicate how your skills will contribute to the program. There is no specific topic or limit to length, but the statement should be no longer than it needs to be.
If you have questions as you browse our course offerings and degree programs, please contact our academic office or the relevant program advisor.