Facebook page

Check out the WMU Statistics Facebook page. Students, friends and alumni can connect, post job announcements or share items of general interest. Colloquium announcements will also be posted here.

Statistics tutor lab

Free tutoring is available for STAT 1600, 2160, 2600, 2830, 3640 and 3660 in 3363 Rood Hall. Open during summer I on Monday, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, 8 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, noon to 3 p.m. From July 6 through August 15, the open hours are 12-2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Job outlook

Best master's degrees? According to survey, they are Biostatistics (#1) and Statistics (#2).

"Employment of statisticians is projected to grow 34 percent from 2014 to 2024," according to the Bureau of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Statistician and Data Scientist made the Top 10 Best Jobs in's annual list. Major factors considered were good work environment, low stress and good jobs outlook.

With a career in statistics—the science of learning from data—you can make a difference, have fun and make money.


Summer II 2017

  • June 29: Classes begin
  • July 4: Independence Day Recess
  • July 24: Last day to withdraw from classes
  • August 18: Semester Ends

FALL 2017

  • Sept 5: Classes begin
  • Nov 6: Last day to withdraw from classes
  • Nov 22: Thanksgiving (begins at noon)
  • Dec 1: Last day to apply for April Graduation
  • Dec 11-14: Final Exam Week
  • Dec 16: Commencement