The Department of Statistics foster at specializing and training in statistical methodology in its theoretical, practical/applied, and in Scientific research aspects of modern age particularly with computer intensiveness in offering Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Master’s of Science (MS) degrees, Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctors of Philosophy (Ph.D) degrees in Statistics.
The Department of Statistics is one of the four runner departments with which Jahangirnagar University began its journey in 1970 just few months before the epoch making Liberation War. Initially, it was named as the Department of Information Science, however it had changed to its present name the Department of Statistics later on. In terms of number of students, faculties and facilities available in the Department of Statistics, now, is one of the best school of statistics in the country.