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Statistics, B.A., B.S.

Statistics is the science dedicated to the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data. With the development of technology, the collection of data has become ubiquitous, and it is vitally important that there are educated people to make sense of such large amounts of data.


11%
Michigan Job Growth

Statistics opportunities are projected to grow 11% in Michigan by 2025.

12%
National Job Growth

Statistics opportunities are projected to grow 12% in the U.S. by 2025.

Nearly 100% Placement Rate

Nearly 100% of GVSU statistics alumni find placements in jobs or graduate school.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Those who major in statistics get experience and receive training in verbal and written communication skills, which are essential in today's society. Students learn the theory and application of statistical methods and get hands-on experience analyzing real-life data. Numerous minors in statistics, as well as graduate degrees in applied statistics and biostatistics, are also available.

Why Study Statistics at Grand Valley?


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