Bachelor’s Degrees in Statistics Surge Another 20%

An article in the most recent issue of AMSTAT News from the American Statistical Association synthesizes the results of a continued study on the growth of academic programs in statistics. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has graduated the third most bachelor’s students and the fifth most master’s students over the three year period from 2011-2013!

“The recently released 2013 statistics and biostatistics degree data from the National Center for Education Statistics show continued robust growth for bachelor’s degrees, with a 21% jump over the 2012 number and a near doubling since 2009.” [Full Story here]

We’re glad to have you all as a part of our well-regarded programs and look forward to also counting you among our successful alumni in the coming years.