Note about the summer semester: The Statistical Consulting Center is not funded to operate except during the fall and spring semesters. Therefore, no new clients will be accepted during the summer until the start of the fall semester.

Professor Clifton Sutton, Director

The Department of Statistics, George Mason University, is pleased to announce that an updated Statistical Consulting Center has been established to assist researchers by providing state-of-the-art statistical methods for experimental design and analysis.  The consulting staff consists of tenured faculty members in the Department and advanced graduate research assistants.

An initial consultation of up to 40 minutes is provided free of charge.

Consultation fees:

GMU faculty, staff, and students 

$45-$90 per hour

Federal grants and contracts

$45-$90 per hour

Non-GMU Individuals

$100 per hour

Corporate Rate

$258 per hour

Deposition or Legal Testimony

$360 per hour (minimum daily charge $2880)

For GMU consultation, payment can be charged from departmental or indirect funds or from sponsored research grants.

Types of services:

-- Experimental design
-- Data processing
-- Statistical analysis
-- Proposal preparation
-- Presentation of results
-- Non-standard statistical problems


Clifton Sutton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Statistics
Director, Statistical Consulting Center
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 1707


*Government rates available; rates higher for deposition or testimony.