Department Favorably Ranked a Best Graduate Statistics Program by U.S. News
The University of Florida’s, Department of Biostatistics, was favorably ranked by the U.S. News as one of the best graduate statistical programs. The rating was set on a scale of one to five, with one representing a marginal rating and five representing an outstanding rating. This rating was based on a survey by academic peer institutions. Questionnaires were sent to department heads and directors of graduate studies at each program. In order for a program to qualify for a score, programs needed a minimum of ten ratings and had to have awarded a minimum of five doctoral degrees for the years 2011-2015. Of the more than 100 statistical programs that were ranked, our program ranked 55th with a score of 2.9. Of the Biostatistics program, the department ranked roughly 19th.
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