Department of Statistics and Biostatistics

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Attention Current and Prospective Students

The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics at the California State University East Bay is excited to welcome new and returning students for the Fall 2021 semester.  As it stands right now, we are expecting to be mostly on-ground for the Fall semester.  It is important to recognize that this is subject to change at any time.  For the latest information, please visit our University's webpage ( 

Data Fest

We are excited to announce that this year the department will be holding DataFest. All students are welcome to participate and it is free for students. You can win prizes and best of all get real hands on experience working with data. Please see the poster for details and reach out to Prof Eric Fox ( for questions and registrations. 

Welcome Message From the Chair


On behalf of the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics here at CSU East Bay, I am writing this welcome message for any prospective student interested in a Statistics major, minor, or graduate degree. Our department is comprised of engaged faculty who strive for excellence in both teaching and research. Our programs are designed for a diverse student population with a diverse set of goals, whether it be to join the workforce or continue their education at the graduate level. We are excited to offer concentrations in Data Science in our newly redesigned undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Dr. Ayona Chatterjee

Associate Professor & Chair


Founded in 1964, the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics has offered applied statistics and computing to our students for 7 decades. CSU East Bay is one of the most diverse universities in the United States. We have valued and admitted students with diverse backgrounds. We have also admitted many students transitioning into Statistics and Data Analysis careers. Our Department has always been at the forefront of software and computational methods for Data Analysis.



Our library has many of the books we use in classes and as references available online. 


Contact Us

Department of Statistics and Biostatistics
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • North Science 229
  • Hayward, CA 94542