Academic Planning Worksheet: Statistics

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

This major is capacity-constrained. Completion of prerequisites does not guarantee admission.

MATH 124, MATH 125 and MATH 126 required.

Admission is competitive. Successful applicants typically have a cumulative GPA higher than 3.00 in courses listed above with no individual course grade lower than a 2.50.

Students wishing to apply to Statistics must apply by the first Friday of September. Applications are considered once each academic year.


Courses required for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
MATH 124 NW QSR — Calculus Analytic Geometry I
MATH 125 NW — Calculus Analytic Geometry II
MATH 126 NW — Calculus Analytic Geometry III
One course (or an approved substitute*) from the following:
STAT 311 NW QSR — Elements of Statistical Methods (highly recommended)
STAT 390 NW — Statistical Methods in Engineering & Science

Additional information

  • At least two additional courses from the following: CSE 142, either STAT 302 (recommended) or CSE 143, Math 307, Math 308.
  • Students must have a plan for meeting the College of Arts and Sciences requirement of 20 credits in the Natural World Area of Knowledge as defined in the UW General Catalog.
  • Students must complete at least 45 credits before entering the major.

*STAT 220, STAT 221 or STAT 301 are seldom allowed as substitutes for STAT 311 or STAT 390.

Entering transfer information

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 101

Total from Washington community colleges: 5

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 5
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 0
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 0
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 0
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below0

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