Resources

The departmental undergraduate coordinator/advisor can help with questions and issues pertaining to the departmental requirements concerning the degree being offered.  For general education requirements, students are advised to see their college advisor.

Useful resources concerning the undergraduate program in statistics offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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    Program / Catalog

    Students planning to major in statistics (through CLAS) should have a strong interest in mathematics and some interest in computing. A student majoring in statistics can also work toward a minor in Actuarial Science. Students should consult with a departmental adviser early in their program.

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  • Student Clubs

    There are 3 student clubs associated with statistics. They promote opportunities for academic and professional activities, as well as many other activities. These are:

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    Undergraduate Scholars Program (USP)

    Students work one-on-one with UF faculty on selected research projects. A competition is held each spring with awards that includes a $1750 stipend. The program will consist of undertaking a full research project, under the guidance of a faculty member (which can be used towards graduating with honors).

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    Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR)

    The Center for Undergraduate Research was formed to increase awareness and improve the quality of undergraduate research opportunities.


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    Graduating with Honors

    Eligible students must have a 3.50 or higher GPA on all courses taken at UF beginning the semester after accumulating 60 credits and completion of, and faculty evaluation of, a thesis, research project or other creative work. A research project can also be used towards the USP.


    Applying Guidelines
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    CLAS Advising (AAC)

    For general advising needs that do pertain specifically to the statistics departent, students are encouraged to contact the Academic Advising Center (AAC) of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). Academic forms such as change of major, double major, etc can be found here.

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  • Short tips for applying to Graduate Schools

    • Some deadlines are as early as December 1st.
    • Take the GRE over the summer when you have more prep time.
    • Applicants for Ph.D. programs with a stronger math background are preferred.
    • Consider an internship, honors thesis or research project to boost your resume.
    • Consider asking for reference letters from sources who can attest to different virtues of yours. Do not forget proper etiquette.
    • Visit the Career Resource Center to help you prepare.
    • View recent rankings of statistics graduate programs
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    Career Resource Center (CRC)

    The CRC provides a diverse range of services including helping connect job seekers with employers and offering students individualized career education and guidance to enrich their collegiate experience and prepare them for life after graduation.

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    U Matter, We Care

    An umbrella for care-related programs and resources for students and employees. Whether it is yourself or someone you know that is in personal, academic or professional distress, U Matter, We Care is there to provide you with help. 352-294-CARE (352-294-2273) or email: atumatter@ufl.edu

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