Degrees Granted
BS, Minor
Degree Level
Garden City

Launch a successful career in almost any industry with the data and analysis skills you’ll gain from our program.

Why Earn Your BS in Statistics?

Qualified professional statisticians and data scientists are in high demand in today’s workforce. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a job growth rate of 30 percent for these occupations through 2028—considerably faster than its average forecast.

Why Major in Statistics at Adelphi?

  • Gain mastery over key topics in the statistical research field, from big data to machine learning.
  • Benefit from Adelphi’s personalized approach to education by studying in small classes taught by distinguished faculty.
  • Graduate career-ready, and ride the wave of today’s constant flow of new data to job success in business, finance, logistics or government.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Statistics?

You will be equipped to launch your career in one of the fastest-growing fields—in fact, 30 percent job growth is projected through 2028. You can work as a data scientist, statistician, big data analyst or go on to graduate school to further your knowledge in a wide range of areas.  

STEM-Designated Badge
This program is STEM-designated offering specialized training in high-demand fields and eligible international students can extend their OPT to 36 months.
92%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022
of our baccalaureate graduates say that Adelphi University increased their intellectual curiosity, ability and potential
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022

I chose the statistics major because I’m interested in analyzing and visualizing data and figuring out what a specific data set really means. I’m looking forward to future internships within the department and forming close relationships with other scientists.

Matthew Van Praagh First-year statistics major

Accelerated Degree and Minor

Our statistics program was created to meet the needs of students who want to solve problems through data. Our rigorous curriculum teaches you to find, clean, manipulate, visualize and transform data into meaningful insights that will improve industry—and society as a whole. In addition to the undergraduate degree option, we also offer statistics as a minor and have an accelerated dual-degree option.

Statistics and Data Analytics Minor

Our statistics and data analytics minor provides both the theoretical and applied foundation for students who are interested in a career in statistics and/or data analytics.

4+1: BS in Statistics/MS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Get a head start and complete your Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics with only one additional year. Be ready to dig deep into statistics, mathematical modeling, machine learning and more.

NSF Grant Students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education has awarded Adelphi University and Principal Investigator Andrea Ward, PhD, associate provost for research and special projects, a $2.49 million grant for the “Ensuring STEM Student Success Through an Integrative Support Program.”

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

Enrich your education through internships and research projects that complement and support your personal, academic and career goals. You’ll have opportunities to work through real-life case studies as early as your first year and you can also join Adelphi’s chapter of the American Mathematical Society, which travels to math conferences to network and present research. Graduate armed with the knowledge and real-world experience you need to succeed in one of the fastest-growing areas of employment in the nation.

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

Awards & Recognition

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