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How to Apply

Students wishing to apply for admittance into the Department of Statistics MS in Statistics program will apply through The Graduate School (TGS) of Northwestern University’s online application system. Please review the TGS Application Requirements for information on the application process, fees, required documents, and to access the online application.

Application period

The Department of Statistics accepts applications for full time students entering in fall quarter only. Applications are accepted exclusively through the TGS online application system.

The online system opens September 7, 2021.

Application Deadline: Applications (including supporting materials) must be received by April 30.

Decisions: Admission decisions are made by May 31. In general, admission is offered only for fall of each academic year.

Application Checklist

Submit online through the TGS application system:


Questions: please contact the MS in Statistics Program Director, Hongmei Jiang


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