Statistical Sciences & Operations Research at VCU

Welcome to the Department of Statistical Sciences & Operations Research at VCU, where we offer a strong undergraduate and graduate education. We have an increasing focus on the development of cross-disciplinary efforts, to prepare our students for real-world applications and stimulating employment and career opportunities. Students will find an involved and dedicated faculty committed to teaching and research.

Learn more about our programs:

What is Statistics?

What is Operations Research?

What is Systems Modeling and Analysis?


Department News:

How VCU students’ pocket change is helping low-income families in a rural Virginia community

VCU students’ internship will help VDOT better predict oversight costs of local projects

How computer network models could help us better understand our sense of smell


Faculty Feature:

Watch a 60-second video introduction to one of our new faculty members, Dr. Chenlu Ke