Administrators should begin to prepare the request for renewal, along with the ARC chart string, to continue service for the new validation period of .
SPSS is a computer program used for statistical analysis, also known as "IBM SPSS Statistics".
SPSS licenses under Columbia's discounted pricing agreement with IBM SPSS Statistics is available only to current Columbia University students, faculty and staff. The software is not available to alumni.
Note: CUIT does not currently provide SPSS v. 23, 32 bit software , or v.24 (32 or 64 bit) for Macintosh computers.
Clients purchasing SPSS are responsible for the installation and correct use of the product, as well as understanding hardware and operating system requirements.
Columbia University Medical Center affiliates should send email to firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with SPSS.
How to Obtain SPSS Licenses
Pricing for the 2016-17 License Period
$41 per license
- One license is the equivalent of one computer (laptop, desktop)
- The price is fixed and cannot be pro-rated. The software will not run after the license expires. To get the best possible results and avoid any risk of downtime, please make sure to purchase a renewal at least one month before your license expires.
License Validity Dates
SPSS licenses are valid for a one year period, from July 1 through June 30. SPSS has a 30 day grace period.
Documentation is not included with the media and must be purchased separately through third parties. Please visit the vendors' website:
SPSS Technical Support