Statistics and Operations Research

Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral – Statistics and Operations Research PhD STOR Fall December 12, 2023
Master’s – Statistics, Analytics and Data Science MS STOR Fall* December 12, 2023
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 12, 2023 (Recommended)
Academic Program Aid/Financial Assistance
Director of Graduate Admissions Ph.D. Program: Yufeng Liu (
MS Program: Sayan Banerjee (
Graduate Coordinator Christine Keat (
Address Department of Statistics & Operations Research
CB# 3260, 321 Hanes Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone 919-962-2307
Test Requirements GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3 – (from professors of relevant courses)
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements

A Brief Statement of Purpose

When applying to the Ph.D. program, you will be able to rank your preferences from among Machine Learning, Optimization, Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Modeling/Operations Research.

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with department is Spring admission considered.