The study of statistics requires a strong base in mathematics and an ability to master the complex data analysis skills.

Most undergraduate courses in statistics cover a wide variety of subjects and are either three or four years long, with an additional year or two for postgraduation.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Website Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
2 Harvard University United States
3 Stanford University United States
4 ETH Zurich- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Switzerland
5 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
6 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
7 University of Oxford United Kingdom
8 Georgia Institute of Technology United States
9 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
10 Carnegie Mellon University United States

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