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Statistical and AnalyticalCost to your department:   $200
SPSS is a computer program used for statistical analysis and is among the most widely used programs for statistical analysis in social science.
In addition to statistical analysis, other features of the base software include data management (case selection, file reshaping, creating derived data) and data documentation (metadata dictionary).

Please note: SPSS annual licenses expire one year from the date of installation. License holders will be receiving a 60 days and a 30 days expiration notification. Should you receive one of these notifications, contact software@sandiego.edu to let us know if you wish to renew your license.

IBM no longer requires that users purchase the Base package before adding additional components. Now each package comes as a standalone product which can be mixed and matched to suit your specific requirements.

New links from SPSS:
SPSS Academic Resource Center
SPSS For Students: GradPack Pricing Included

Here is a brief description of each package according to SPSS.com.

e-academy Pricing for Students
e-academy Inc is an official SPSS distributor of software rentals for academic customers via the OnTheHub Network. They offer many academic discount options for your convenience:

Student Licenses: 6 and 12 month licenses
Delivery: Secure Download or CD
Platforms: Windows 32-bit and 64-bit | Mac | Linux

For more information and pricing, please visit OnTheHub Network.


Students and faculty can find more information about learning PASW at their academic resource center site: http://www.spss.com/academic/.

Also, inside the PASW software, users can go to "Help" and then "Tutorial."

Users can also download the PDF format of their user manuals on their tech support website: http://www.spss.com/TechSupport/?source=homepage&hpzone=nav_bar.

Register if you do not have a login to our support site. Select "Prospective SPSS customer" in the type of contact column. Then fill out all of the contact information and you will receive an email for the login and password. Once you login, click on "statistics" under the Main Menu on your left hand side. Then select "documentation" under "statistics". Next, select "Client Documentation" and then scroll down, you will find a list of our user's guide.

For additional assistance with this software program, contact the iTeam at iteam@sandiego.edu or x7400.