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Statistics major/statistics & economics

byuan09byuan09 Posts: 25Registered User New Member
edited October 2009 in Other College Majors
I would like to be a statistics major, but I not found a reliable ranking source. Does anybody know the rankings or where I could find them?
Also, there is a major called Economics & Statistics and so far I know it is offered by Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh. Is there anywhere else that offers this major?
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Replies to: Statistics major/statistics & economics

  • zapfinozapfino Posts: 2,785Registered User Senior Member
    Off the top of my head, i don't know where else they offer an Economics & Statistics major, but I do know that Economics & Math is a fairly common option, either as a joint/double major or as a subspecialty within an Economics major. Economics & Statistics would seem to be a very good combination. Whether or not a particular school designates it as a special joint major, one could always do a double major in these fields.
  • Sligh_AnarchistSligh_Anarchist Posts: 2,193Editor Senior Member
    A standard economics curriculum should make extensive use of statistics (and other mathematics). You'll take plenty of calculus, calculus-based statistics, and econometrics in your economics major (if it's required, that is).
  • MidwestMom2Kids_MidwestMom2Kids_ Posts: 6,673Registered User Senior Member
    (Sometimes undergraduate statistics programs are called Applied Mathematics so you might check on that as well.)

    College Board says there are 21 four-year colleges that offer an econometrics major. This might be similar.
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