BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN STATISTICS
The BS Statistics program is a four-year course that provides students with a sound understanding of statistical methods - their underlying theories and their applications. It aims to prepare the students for immediate work as statisticians in government, industry, and research institutions. The program also aims to provide students with a good foundation in pursuing graduate studies in statistics or other related fields.
The program equips students with the necessary skills to design studies, analyze data, manage and process data using a variety of software packages, and communicate the results of the study to the end-users. This provides graduates of the program with professional flexibility and exciting opportunities for rewarding careers in different fields such as biostatistics, market research, econometrics, actuarial science, and statistical computing.
An applicant from another unit of the University of the Philippines may be admitted to the School of Statistics provided he has obtained a weighted average grade of 2.50 or better for all the statistics and mathematics subjects he has taken in the University, and provided further that the quota set by the Dean has not been filled up.
An applicant from another university may be admitted provided he has obtained a general weighted average grade of 2.0, 86%, B or better and a weighted average grade of 1.75 for all the statistics and mathematics subjects he has taken outside U.P. in addition to satisfying the university's requirements governing transfer students, and provided further that the quota set by the Dean has not been filled up.