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NEW M.S. Option in Statistics at Newton Satellite Campus (Boston Area), Evening Degree: Starting Fall 2019


Starting Fall 2019, the M.S. option in Statistics will also be offered at the UMass-Amherst satellite campus in Newton (just outside Boston), with entirely evening classes. All requirements are the same as for the Amherst campus, except that students admitted to this program will take courses entirely at the satellite Newton campus. Note that the degree earned will be listed as the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Information about applying is here: How to Apply.

Information about the degree is here: Degree Information.

Questions? Please contact the Director of Graduate Admissions for the Newton Campus, Erin Conlon, at:; for questions regarding admissions and the Amherst Campus, please contact Daeyoung Kim.

*Please note, for Fall 2019, only domestic students are eligible for instruction on the Newton campus.


The courses that are being offered at the Newton Mount Ida campus in Fall 2019 are the following:

  • Stat 535: Statistical Computing
  • Stat 607: Mathematical Statistics I
  • Stat 625: Regression Modeling

-These courses appear on Spire as "Section 2" for the Newton Mount Ida campus location.

The courses that are planned for Spring 2020 at the Newton Mount Ida campus are the following:

  • Stat 526: Design of Experiments
  • Stat 608: Mathematical Statistics II
  • Stat 697DS: Statistical Methods for Data Science

Housing at Newton Mount Ida Campus

For information on housing for graduate students at the Newton Mount Ida campus, see the following link: