Dalhousie University

Statistics (BSc or BA)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Statistics, General
Description:Statistics is the science of structuring, explaining and processing data into something understandable. It doesn’t matter if you want to design computer games, study the safety of nuclear power plants or conduct political polls; scientists of all kinds work with numbers to measure and explore the world.
Studying statistics at Dalhousie will open a window to understanding the world. You’ll have access to a well-rounded set of courses that will help you build a solid scientific base. We’ll teach you how to apply data to research. You'll have opportunities to work on special projects and write code that can run powerful statistical software right from your laptop.
URL:Statistics (BSc or BA) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,473

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have: English 12, Pre-Calculus Math 12, and three additional academic subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 14, 2022