Department of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley was rated top for its doctoral program in Statistics and in third position for its Biostatistics program. The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics. Students in the PhD program take core courses on the theory and application of probability and statistics. The department also offers a Ph.D. in Biostatistics (offered jointly with the School of Public Health).

The Department of Statistics at Stanford University offers the following graduate degrees: Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and Ph.D. minor. Ph.D. students will usually register for 9-10 units in each quarter. Advanced lecture courses are offered on a number of topics such as Multivariate Analysis, Spatial Statistics, Time Series, Experimental Design, etc.

Ranking of Best Statistics / Biostatistics Doctoral Programs (US):

1. UC Berkeley (Stat)

1. Stanford

3. UC Berkeley (Biostat)

4. Cornell

5. U of Chicago

6. Washington (Biostat)

7. Harvard

8. U of Wisconsin

9. Washington (Stat)

10. Purdue

Source: National Council Research Report 1995

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