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Where Our Alumni Are NowStudent and advisor at commencement ceremony

More than 100 students have graduated from the University of Rochester PhD Statistics program since 1974. Our graduates currently work in a variety of settings including academia, industry, and government.

Chart: Current Employment Positions for PhD alumni from 2000-PresentScreenshot of job categories

First Position After Degree Completion

Please visit the School of Medicine and Dentistry Stats & Facts page to see snapshot data of the first appointments for our 2010-2020 PhD alumni. Be sure to select "Statistics" from the "Program" drop down menu.

American Statistical Association Fellows

The designation of ASA Fellow recognizes statisticians that have an established reputation and have made outstanding contributions to statistical science. Under ASA bylaws, the Committee on Fellows can elect up to one-third of 1% of the total association membership as fellows each year.

University of Rochester graduates receiving this significant honor include: Siddhartha Dalal (PhD '75); Diane Lambert (PhD '78); Ebenezer Olusegun George (PhD '78); Mark Espeland (PhD '81); Michael McDermott (PhD '89); Amita Manatunga (PhD '90); Debajyoti Sinha (PhD '94); Jong-Hyeon Jeong (PhD '96); Alan Hutson (PhD '96); Aiyi Liu (PhD '97); and Kelly Zou (PhD '97).

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Career Fact: Statistician was rated the # 1 job based on income, growth outlook, work environment, and low stress!