Welcome to the Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics Graduate Program Website!

Interested in Graduate School in Statistics?

With recent growth in data analytics, data science, and statistics, it is often a challenge to figure out which program is the best for you. We offer both traditional in-person programs and online programs with a variety of focus areas. Please take a look at our website and reach out to us as you have questions! If you are interested in a virtual department visit, please click here!

Prospective Student Virtual Visits

  • Graduate Programs in Statistics: Graduate programs in data analytics, data science, and statistics cover a variety of overlapping subject areas, making it difficult to decipher the best program for you. The University of Kentucky offers traditional and online programs with a variety of focus areas and funding opportunities. Please join us for a Zoom information session to learn about the different programs we offer, and to hear about the positions of our recent alumni.
  • Graduate School and Career Opportunities in STEM Fields: Even amidst the pandemic, graduate students that are knowledgeable in data science, statistics, and data analytics are in high demand as companies/institutions continue to hire new STEM employees.  However, the media coverage these fields receive makes it hard to decipher which graduate programs lead to which jobs.  In this session, we will discuss the shortages in job candidates across STEM fields, discuss some unusual and rarely talked about opportunities for careers in STEM, and discuss strategies to determine which graduate programs will get you where you want to go!




Questions? Please contact:

Dr. Katherine Thompson, Director of Graduate Studies
301 Multidisciplinary Science Building
725 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0082


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