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18 Characteristics of UTSA Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Statistics

Date Program Established - 1/26/2006


For specific information about this Degree Program go to: http://business.utsa.edu/phd/index.aspx.


All data is preliminary and is subject to change.

1 Number of Degrees Per Year 2 (average, 2010-2012)
2 Graduation Rates --
3 Average Time to Degree 4 Years (average, 2010-2012)
4 Graduate Employment Profile (one year after graduation)
Academic Year # % Employed % Still Seeking % Unknown
2008-2009 -- -- -- --
2009-2010 -- -- -- --
2010-2011 5 80% 0% 20%
5 Admissions Criteria

Program Admission Requirements. In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, a B.A., B.S., M.A. or M.S. in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field is required. Students who have not taken mathematical statistics courses at the undergraduate level may be required to complete the equivalent courses in the appropriate background areas before taking graduate courses. The admission requirements consist of:

  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework.
  • A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score from a recent (no more than five years prior to the application date) administration of the exam.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources familiar with the applicant’s background.
  • A curriculum vita and a statement of experiences, interests, and goals.
  • International students from non-English speaking countries must also submit a score of at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). TOEFL scores may not be more than two years old.
  • Applicants may be asked to appear before the admissions committee for a personal interview.

For more details, see http://business.utsa.edu/phd/index.aspx

6 Percentage Full-time Students (FTS) with Financial Support 87%
7 Average Financial Support Provided $25,067
8 Student Core Faculty Ratio 1.3
9 Core Faculty Publications
Academic Year Number of Publications
2009-2010 25
2010-2011 28
2011-2012 25
10 Core Faculty External Grants
Average Faculty Receiving Funds 2
Grant Value Per Faculty $30,356
Total Grant Value Per Program Per Year $424,977
11 Percentage Full-Time Students 66%
12 Number of Core Faculty 14
13 Faculty Teaching Load 14
14 Faculty Diversity
Ethnicity Male Female
White 1 1
Black 0 0
Hispanic 3 0
Other 7 2
Total 11 3
15 Student Diversity
Ethnicity Male Female Total
White 5 0 5
Black 0 1 1
Hispanic 3 0 3
Other 8 4 3
Total 16 5 21
16 Date of Last External Review April 2012
17 External Program Accreditation
18 Student Publications/Presentations
Academic Year Number of Publications/Presentations
2009-2010 5
2010-2011 7
2011-2012 13

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