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The Statistical Consulting Center is an educational service unit within Penn State's Department of Statistics fostering:
  • Research Design - to provide high quality statistical advice and support for research projects for Penn State faculty, graduate students and non-university affiliated research organizations.
  • Collaboration - to encourage collaborative research between statisticians and investigators from other disciplines.
  • Education - to train our statistics graduate students to interact and communicate effectively with researchers from other disciplines.




  • Assistance regarding research design (experiments or surveys), sampling design, questionnaire design and data collection methodology
  • Guidance for data capturing and verification
  • Advice on appropriate software for data analysis
  • Data processing, validation and processing
  • Statistical analysis of data
  • Assistance with analysis interpretation  of analysis
  • Referral to statistical specialists when required


Information on available services and fees: