Statistics

  • Bachelor of Science

In Person Plus at:

  • Castleton, VT

In Person Plus programs are In Person with options for cross-campus classes and flexibility for remote study.

Gain a solid foundation of knowledge that will help you apply strong math skills to your personal interests in politics, healthcare, law, finance, engineering, and more. As a student in Vermont State University’s Statistics program, you’ll gain hands-on experience collecting, organizing, and analyzing statistical information that will prepare you to make data-driven decisions in your career. The B.S. in Statistics will help you develop a valuable skill set for the careers of the present and the future.

Why Study Statistics at Vermont State?

  • A fast-growing field: Jobs for statistics majors are expected to grow 33% through 2030, making it one of the fastest-growing career fields.* 
  • Small class sizes: You’ll benefit from continuous contact with your professors, increasing your overall knowledge, your proficiency in statistical software, and your ability to make statistical inferences based on real-world examples. 
  • Flexibility to pursue your interests: Take classes in business analytics, healthcare analytics, and political science data analysis based on what fits best with your career goals. 
  • Prepare for graduate study: Graduates are prepared to continue their education, including in Vermont State’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Financial Aid for Statistics

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in statistics to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Statistics

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for statistics jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our internship placements are guaranteed to grow your professional network.

Students of the statistics program have gone on to jobs such as:

  • Computer programmer
  • Educator
  • Market researcher
  • Statistician
  • System analyst

Student Stories

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“I cannot express how grateful I am for the opportunities that the program has provided me. From equipping me with various internships, scholarship, and volunteer opportunities, this program has molded me into a strong, resilient, and goal-driven scholar. I plan on combining the knowledge I acquired in the fields of mathematics, statistics, and economics to solve complex problems of growth and development in poor countries.”

Chidinma Ezugwu ’19
Statistics