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Ph.D. Offered: Yes

Master's Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Ph.D. Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Jessica Severe
Phone: 515-294-5044
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ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: MS & PhD: January 15 for fall term, for priority consideration for assistantships. Spring admission is rare and on a case-by-case basis. You should contact our DOGE if you are interested in joining the program in the spring term..

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

If you have graduated or will graduate (Bachelor's degree or higher) from a university in the US or another country where English is the only official language, you do NOT need to submit a TOEFL score. Your application will be reviewed without the TOEFL.
Optional: Any supplemental documents (CV, resume, expanded statement of purpose, etc.) should be uploaded as a PDF via the online application system.
PLEASE NOTE: Do NOT send paper copies of your transcripts, GRE or TOEFL scores to the Statistics department. Order exams electronically from ETS to be sent to Admissions. You should upload scanned transcripts to your application.
Please contact the department directly if you have questions about spring or summer term admission, which is not generally possible except in very specific circumstances.
IMPORTANT: The online/distance MS program has been discontinued as of Fall 2016. We will not be admitting any more students to the online MS program.

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 570
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 88
PTE 59

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application