University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Statistical Sciences: Statistics (Direct-Entry)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Statistics, General
Description Students in the PhD program can conduct research in the fields of (a) Statistical Theory and Applications or (b) Probability or (c) Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance. The research conducted in the department is vast and covers a diverse set of areas in theoretical and applied aspects of Statistical Sciences. Students have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary areas and team up with researchers in, for example, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, and the Rotman School of Management. The main purpose of the program is to prepare students for pursuing advanced research both in academia and in research institutes. Applicants may enter the PhD program via one of two routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate master’s degree or 2) direct entry after completing an appropriate bachelor’s degree.
Website: Statistical Sciences: Statistics (Direct-Entry) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Test Scores:
  • Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants may be accepted via direct entry with a bachelor's degree in statistics from a recognized university with at least an A- average. The department also encourages applicants from biostatistics, computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, or any discipline where there is a significant quantitative component.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: November 25, 2017