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    100% Online
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Applied Statistics, BS

Bachelor of Science

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How you benefit

As a student in the BS in Applied Statistics, you learn to solve problems in calculus, linear algebra, and calculus-based probability.

What you study

You study differentiation, integration, infinite series, properties of univariate and multivariate random variables, and discrete and continuous distributions. You also study: 

  • Statistical methods and theory
  • Design of studies and exploratory data analysis
  • Statistical modeling and computation
  • Data analytics communication

This 100 percent online program is taught by IU East, IU Northwest, IU South Bend, IUPUI, and IU Southeast.

Download a printable PDF summary of the BS in Applied Statistics.  

Students admitted to IU Online receive a full range of personalized support services, including:

  • Onboarding
  • Advising
  • Success Coaching
  • Math and Writing Support
  • Career Services
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Tutoring

Your IU Online BS in Applied Statistics prepares you for such careers as:

  • Statistician 
  • Medical researcher and analyst 
  • Industrial data analyst
  • Market research or business analyst
  • Financial manager/analyst or managing consultant 

To graduate with the BS in Applied Statistics, you must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Mathematics core (22 credit hours)
  • Statistics and probability core (24 credit hours)
  • Programming core (3 credit hours)
  • Upper-level statistics electives (12 credit hours)
  • General education courses, as needed to fulfill the 120 credit hour requirement

To apply to this program:
  • Complete application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts.
Application Dates

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.


You can transfer up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited community college, or 90 credit hours from an accredited four-year university or college.

Mathematics core

MATH-M 215Calculus I5 Credits
MATH-M 216Calculus II5 Credits
MATH-M 311Calculus III3 Credits
MATH-M 301 or 303Linear Algebra3 Credits
MATH-M 447Mathematical Modeling and Application I3 Credits
MATH-M 448Mathematical Modeling and Application II3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $250.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $750.00

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $350.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1050.00
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