About ASA

ASA: Promoting the Practice and Profession of Statistics®

The American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians, the “Big Tent for Statistics.” It is the second-oldest, continuously operating professional association in the country. Since it was founded in Boston in 1839, the ASA has supported excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy.

Big Tent for Statistics

Our members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.

Vision Statement

A world that relies on data and statistical thinking to drive discovery and inform decisions

Mission Statement

Promoting the practice and profession of statistics.