Welcome to the
Department of Statistical Sciences
at Wake Forest University

Mission Statement: The mission of the Department of Statistical Sciences is to educate students to become leaders and advocates for sound statistical reasoning, and to improve our society through innovative statistical and interdisciplinary research.  To succeed in this mission, the Department will:

  • Offer a premier undergraduate educational experience to Statistics, Applied Statistics and Mathematical Business majors, preparing each for successful careers as well as further graduate study.
  • Offer a personalized Master’s program in Statistics, creating pathways into the field and opportunities for mentored research.
  • Contribute to the advancement of the statistical sciences through peer-reviewed research and scientific collaborations across disciplines.
  • Support the wider Wake Forest community with high quality general statistics education offerings.