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Division of Statistics


Division of Statistics

Barbara Gonzalez

Bárbara González, Director

Welcome to the Division of Statistics at Northern Illinois University (NIU). On our website, you will find information about our division, including our dedicated faculty and staff and our excellent graduate and undergraduate academic programs. Additionally, you will find valuable student resources and information about statistical consulting services we provide to NIU administrators, faculty, and graduate students, as well as to outside clients.

Why Statistics?

US News rates Statistician as the #1 business job and Actuary as the #4 business job.

Learn more about career trends and jobs in statistics and actuarial science on our website.

Did You Know?

Great Value Colleges

Northern Illinois University has been identified as one of the Great Value Colleges for statistics in our recent ranking. Northern Illinois University is ranked as #48.

Statistics Tutoring

Free tutoring is available for NIU students enrolled in STAT 208, 301, or 350. Simply visit the Statistics Assistance Center (SAC), located in DuSable Hall 326, during available tutoring hours.


Summer 2019 Courses

The Summer 2019 schedule of undergraduate statistics courses is now available. Registration will open in the spring.


Upcoming Colloquia

  • January 14, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (DuSable Hall 206)
  • January 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (DuSable Hall 452)
  • January 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (DuSable Hall 452)