Specialty Software


Qualtrics is a simple to use web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities. Anyone (with no experience) can use this research suite to build surveys, send surveys and analyze responses - all from any online location, any time you need!
Cost: Free to YU community.
University Site License permits faculty, staff, and students to use Qualtrics for university-related business. Using Qualtrics for personal, commercial or other non-academic endeavors is not allowed. Use of Qualtrics is bound by Qualtrics' Acceptable Use Statement. Do not collect personally identifiable information, including health information, social security number, driver licenses, or credit card numbers. Please read Qualtrics' Security Statement which includes HIPPA and HITECH, and its Privacy Statement.

Creating an Account
You must use your yu.edu email to create an account.
Training Tools
Numerous Webinars are available on Qualtrics' Support Site.
Email for any inquiries.


Mathematica and Alpha Pro by Wolfram
Mathematica is a symbolic mathematical computation program, sometimes called a computer algebra program, used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields.
Cost: Free to the YU Community.
The site license is open to faculty, staff, and students on campus and at home [personal laptops].
>See this site for more information...

Matlab by MathWorks
MathLab is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation. Typical uses include: Data analysis, exploration, and visualization.

Faculty and Staff
Contact MathWorks for pricing to use MATLAB and Simulink

Explore MathWorks student software options to find the one right for you.

R - Statistics by The Comprehensive R Archive Network [CRAN]
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.
Cost: Free. To download R, please choose your preferred CRAN mirror.

If you have questions about R like how to download and install the software, or what the license terms are, please read the answers to frequently asked questions before you send an email to CRAN.

SPSS is the acronym of Statistical Package for the Social Science. SPSS is one of the most popular statistical packages which can perform highly complex data manipulation and analysis with simple instructions. It is designed for both interactive and non-interactive (batch) uses.
Cost: Free to YU community.

Faculty and Staff
University Site License is for Faculty and Staff computers on the YU Campus. This license cannot be installed on a personal computer or laptop. Staff and Faculty, please contact Help Desk at [800] 829-7418.

SPSS is installed at laboratories and computer classrooms for your use.