PhD Admission-STA, CUHK

CUHK-Statistics Online PhD Admission Workshop 2024

July 23, 2024

The PhD admission workshop is organized for potential applicants who want to join the PhD-in-Statistics program of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in August 2025. Undergraduate students or master students who will graduate or have graduated before August 2025 are most welcome to apply.

CUHK, founded in 1963, is a comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together the East and the West. CUHK is ranked No. 47 in the 2024 QS World University Ranking. Department of Statistics in CUHK, established in 1982, has world-class researchers from diverse areas: Statistical Theory and Methodology; Big Data Analytics; Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; Actuarial Science, Mathematical Finance and Risk Management Science; Statistics in Education, Policy and Social Sciences; Other Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Research. Admitted students have the freedom to choose their supervisors based on mutual agreement by the end of their first year study. GRE score is not required for application. More information of the program can be found at

Schedule: The admission workshop will be held online on July 23, 2024. Tentative schedules include Introduction of the department; Introduction of the PhD program; Introduction of awards and opportunities, e.g. HKPFS; Research sharing; Sharing from current PhD students; Individual meeting with potential supervisors.

Eligibility: Applicants shall have got or will get a Bachelor degree by August 2025, and have studied with at least 5 mathematics or statistics courses. The current overall GPA shall be no less than 3.4/4.0, unless you have research publication(s).

Benefit: Strong applicants will be invited for admission interview shortly after the workshop, and early admission offer with full financial support will be given. They may also be recommended for HKPFS ( All attendees will know how we select applicants for PhD admission and how we do research.

To apply: The workshop is free of charge. Interested applicants shall submit an application by visiting or scanning the QR code before July 15, 2024. Required application documents include CV and academic transcript. For general enquiries, please send emails to or call +852-39437931.