What will I learn?

By merging modern data science approaches with a solid mathematical background and practical training, the Undergraduate Degree in Statistics and Data Science provides a curriculum that allows students to make significant contributions at the forefront of knowledge across the vast array of activities in government, education, and industry that rely on statistical thinking.

Undergraduate Majors in the Mathematical Sciences

The mathematics department offers degrees in two different majors: Mathematics and Statistics & Data Science (SDS). Our programs allow the student to choose a major and emphasis that best suit the individual's talents, interests, and career goals. A student may prepare for a variety of careers by selecting the appropriate degree, major, emphasis, and minor. Students choosing a mathematics or SDS major can take advantage of the full range of mathematical resources available on campus.


- Apply methods and concepts from their coursework to analyze data based scientific problems - Be able to define mathematical and statistical terms precisely

- Critically evaluate and extend statistical models drawn from current scientific literature - Effectively communicate their results

- Produce effective analyses from data using a variety of computational, mathematical, and statistical approaches

- Recognize when arguments, especially formal statistical procedures and data visualization, are valid, and identify logical flaws

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$36,600.00 per year
Application deadline

1 November 2020

Start date

24 August 2020, 13 January 2021


University of Arizona

1200 E University Blvd.,



85721, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students who completed high school outside the U.S.

For international students

Students must have high school equivalent to USA and entry requirements vary from country to country. International applicants whose primary language is not English, or who attended school in a non-English speaking country, regardless of citizenship, must prove English proficiency. English proficiency may be proven by one or more of the following:

TOEFL iBT - 70

IELTS - 6.0

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 53

IB (English A – Higher Level) - 5 or higher

Cambridge English Scale (C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency) - 169

Cambridge GCSE, O Level or higher (English) - C or higher

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