Summer Statistics Institute

The Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) offers intensive 4-day workshops from introductory data sciences to advanced statistics

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is hosting the 14th annual UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) Monday May 24 to Thursday May 27, 2021.  


Update: SSI 2021 Registration is now closed.

This year, for the safety of our participants and instructors, SSI will be held online through synchronous Zoom meetings. Class formats for both Morning and Afternoon sessions will be similar to:

  • 1.5 hours of instruction
  • 0.5 hours of a break (either with or without offline exercises at instructor's discretion)
  • 1.0 hours of instruction

SSI Overview:

  • SSI attracts participants from academia, health professions and marketing firms.
  • Participants acquire new statistical knowledge and skills through hands-on data analysis.
  • SSI provides an exciting venue to build statistical knowledge alongside a diverse and dynamic audience.
  • See the UT Summer Statistics Institute Brochure here.

UT's Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) offers intensive four-day workshops on diverse topics from introductory data sciences to advanced statistics. Whether you are new to data analysis or a seasoned statistician, SSI provides a unique hands-on opportunity to acquire valuable skills directly from experts in the field. The UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) is open to 700 participants.

Courses span introductory statistics, statistical software, statistical methods and statistics applications. Each course will meet for four half-days, either mornings or afternoons, for a total of twelve hours. Instructors will post lectures, datasets, exercises, and course information on a website accessible to enrolled participants. There will be no examinations, and participants will receive certificates upon completion. Academic credit will not be issued. Please carefully check the specified prerequisite knowledge before enrolling in a course.

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences now offers credit for educational professional development opportunities during our 2020 Summer Statistics Institute! Teachers currently working in PK–12 settings can earn 12 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) by attending one of our 21 exciting SSI courses held May 24-27, 2021. 

Courses will be held on the ONLINE.


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