The program of Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is offered by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics. The department is home to a dynamic group of over 25 award-winning graduate faculty with diverse interests and expertise in pure and applied mathematics and probability, statistics, and data science.
Teaching assistantships, research assistantships, as well as department and university-wide scholarships, are available for qualified students. All graduate students accepted to the program with teaching assistantships, receive a stipend, tuition waiver, and a subsidized medical plan.
Faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are engaged in cutting edge research on topics spanning pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics/probability. They collaborate with other researchers, both locally and at multiple institutions throughout the US and internationally. Their work is interdisciplinary and includes joint projects with experimentalists. Graduate students have the opportunity to be part of these exciting activities. UNR and the Reno business community provide ample opportunities for internships and external research.
Located where the Sierra Nevada mountains meet the Great Basin, the university is 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and 4 hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. Reno offers an excellent living environment, year-round outdoor activities, short commutes, a growing arts community, and an increasingly cosmopolitan flavor.
For more information about the program, please contact
Prof. Mihye Ahn
Statistics and Data Science Graduate Program Director
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Nevada Reno
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 682-7177