Statistics Major

Do you like to transform large sets of data into meaningful, actionable ideas?

At a glance

Students who excel in the field of statistics typically have strong quantitative skills, analytical minds, and like to help people solve problems. CSU offers a small department with ample opportunities for internships. With the growing prevalence of big data and the focus on quantitative analysis, there are job opportunities for statisticians in virtually every field from science to medicine to entertainment to politics and beyond. 

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofCollege of Natural Sciences
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

Statisticians find employment in a wide range of industries, including medicine (evaluating new medicines and medical treatments), computing, business, market research, natural resources, government, industrial quality control, social science research, and more. Almost every industry has a statistician or a group of statisticians somewhere in the organization.  

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Tour and info session options

Tours may be available as part of Admissions tours and info sessions, offered throughout the year.

For additional opportunities, please reach out to:

Warren Jackson, undergraduate recruitment coordinator, at or (970) 491-4519.

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Want a more in-depth look at this major? Take a look at the program website to learn more.