Please visit the Statistics major page for more information about this major/concentration at the University of Virginia.

Field of Study: Science that deals with the collection, analysis and presentation of numerical data. 

Post-Graduate Occupations of Past Statistics Majors

  • Math Teachers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Statisticians
  • Wealth Managers
  • Consultants
  • Researchers

Professional Associations

Build Your Resume

Don't forget to pursue opportunities outside of your schoolwork. Your major is one of many lenses you might use to look at possible careers.  Explore UVA Career Center resources on internships, externships, part-time jobs, and extracurricular activities. Actively participating in these experiences can help clarify current goals and future interests, while building skills that employers want. Below are some ideas on how you can enhance your resume:

  • Plan to earn a master's or doctoral degree
  • Develop a strong background in computers and statistical packages
  • Supplement coursework with areas of interest
  • Complete relevant internships
  • Conduct informational interviews
  • Acquire skills in budgeting and cost management
  • Research any professional certifications needed
  • Take actuarial exams
  • Volunteer to assist faculty

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