About the program
The statistics concentration prepares students to use quantitative information to answer questions in the social and natural sciences.
Why study statistics at Roanoke?
- Make it real. Statistics students design experiments and analyze data in order to answer real research questions.
- Be a consultant. Statistics students use the techniques they learn in class to help students from other disciplines interpret their data.
- Work with experts. Small class size and numerous collaborative research opportunities allow statistics students to get practical experience while working closely with faculty members.
Firsthand learning opportunities
Faculty encourage students to gain credit for the concentration through research projects and internships. Learn more.
Choose your path. Skills in statistics are applicable to many different lines of work. Roanoke graduates use their expertise to enter a variety of fast growing fields, including industry, insurance and teaching. Others are studying statistics in graduate programs. Learn more.
A concentration in statistics will require five units, including STAT 202, 401, 402 and two additional units chosen from STAT 403, 404, CPSC 420, MATH 388 (with approval of the department) and MATH 416 or STAT 416 (with approval of the department).
Phone: (540) 375-2013
Fax: (540) 375-2561