Applicants must meet all CMU Graduate Studies admission requirements. International students should take note of any special admission considerations required by the College of Graduate Studies, including
Applicants with a Bachelor's degree must have successfully completed 20 semester hours of mathematics and statistics including Introduction to Probability and Statistics (equivalent to STA 382), Linear Algebra (equivalent to MTH 223), Multivariate Calculus (equivalent to MTH 233), and Advanced Calculus (equivalent to MTH 532). A minimum GPA of 2.7 overall (or 3.0 in the final sixty semester hours of graded coursework toward the bachelor's degree) and 3.0 in mathematics and statistics is required.
Applicants with a master’s degree in statistics or mathematics equivalent to the master’s degree at Central Michigan University must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their graduate work.
Applicants must submit a Statement of Purpose of at least 100 words and not to exceed two pages. The Statement of Purpose should explain their relevant academic and professional experiences, discuss motivation for applying to the program, and describe their goals after completing the program.
Applicants must provide general GRE examination scores and three letters of recommendation directly to the Department of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences.
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Evaluation for Graduate Assistantships is based on the nature of previous coursework, grades, general GRE scores, and letters of recommendation. The deadline for applying for a Graduate Assistantship is February 15. Application materials received after February 15 are considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Both admission to the program and awards of Graduate Assistantships are competitive.