Statistics Career & Graduate School Opportunities

Morris is the only small liberal arts college in Minnesota—and one of the few across the country—that offers a statistics major.

Statistics is the science and art of enhancing knowledge in the face of uncertainty by modeling, predictions, and decisions. It is central to solutions of problems in the environment, medicine, law, industry, technology, finance, business, public policy, computing, and science in general. The need for statistics applies to almost every area of our lives.

Morris statistics graduates have had success in a wide array of industries like:

  • Government
  • Medical statistics
  • Finance and banking
  • Biostatistics
  • Education

Recent Morris graduates have found employment with companies and organizations such as:

  • The Target Corporation
  • Federated Insurance
  • The Musicland Group
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • United Network of Organ Sharing

University of Minnesota, Morris statistics majors develop the skill set to excel in graduate schools across the country. Some popular grad schools for Morris grads have been:

  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Iowa
  • U of M Twin Cities
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Virginia