Statistics Degrees Offer High Salaries and Financial Stability, Study Finds

Those who study statistics not only get a great return on their college investment, but the promise of financial security throughout their careers, according to a recent report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and...

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New York Times Columnist Advocates for Statistics Education

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof highlighted the importance  of statistics education in a recent column, stating “statistical literacy should be part of every citizen’s tool kit.” You can read more here.    ...

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Medical Doctor Says Statistics Education “Instrumental” to Her Success

College students “should run—not walk—to sign up for a statistics course as soon as possible,” writes Jessica Johnson, chief resident of physical medicine at Walter Reed National Medical Center, in a USA Today article. Johnson...

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Statisticians Find “Marquee” Bias Can Influence Selection Sunday

Does each “bubble” team have an equal probability of being selected for “March Madness”? A statistical analysis conducted by four Virginia Tech University statisticians confirms the existence of an unacknowledged factor that can influence the...

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Fortune Magazine: Bachelor’s Degrees in Statistics Soaring

More people are recognizing the growing interest in statistics education and careers, including Fortune magazine, which recently ran an article titled “Move over, computer science. Bachelor’s degrees in statistics have soared 95% since 2010.” The article...

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