Columbia University, based in New York, NY offers a fully funded PhD in Statistics. The Ph.D. students receive very solid training in all aspects of modern statistics. All students in the Ph.D. program receive, for up to five years, a funding package consisting of tuition, fees, and a stipend. These fellowships are awarded in recognition of academic achievement and in expectation of scholarly success; they are contingent upon the student remaining in good academic standing. Summer support, while not guaranteed, is generally provided.