Minitab can visualize, analyze and harness the power of your data to solve your toughest challenges. Minitab has the market’s most trusted statistical tools to get the most out of your data, discover trends, predict patterns, uncover hidden relationships between variables, visualize data interactions and identify important factors to answer even the most challenging of questions.
Enjoy new levels of productivity and collaboration with Minitab accessible through both your desktop and on the cloud with our web app. With the power of statistics and data analysis on your side and accessible from anywhere, the possibilities are truly endless.

GraphPad Prism

GraphPad Prism combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization. While it won’t replace a heavy-duty statistics program, Prism lets you easily perform basic statistical tests commonly used by laboratory and clinical researchers. Prism offers t tests, nonparametric comparisons, one-, two- and three-way ANOVA, analysis of contingency tables, and survival analysis. Analysis choices are presented in clear language that avoids unnecessary statistical jargon.


Mathematica is a software package that is ideal for communicating scientific ideas, whether visualization of a concept in an introductory level course or creating a simulation of a new idea related to research. Mathematica is commonly used in mathematical sciencesphysical sciencesbusiness and financelife sciencesengineering, and computer science.


  • Faculty, staff, and students are eligible to use products on campus or personal machines
  • Agreement supports use of products in instruction and academic research
  • Licensing is renewed annually and is available only to active students, faculty, and staff


The SAS System is an integrated suite of software for enterprise-wide information delivery. Applications include executive information systems; data entry, retrieval, and management; report writing and graphics; statistical and mathematical analysis; business planning, forecasting, and decision support; operations research and project management; statistical quality improvement; computer performance evaluation; and applications development.


MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. MATLAB is used in a variety of application areas including signal and image processing, control system design, finance, engineering, and medical research.


LabVIEW is used for test, measurement, and control. LabVIEW allows development of intuitive block diagrams for I/O, analysis, and presentation needs. LabVIEW performs many functions from data acquisition to advanced embedded software development. The University’s LabVIEW license may be used for both teaching and academic research.


ArcGIS is a powerful desktop and server tool for mapping and analysis through the application of geographic knowledge. ArcGIS can perform spatial analysis while combining independent tabular data layers with maps, imagery and 3D geographic features. ArcGIS will be available on the CIRC platform for intensive research applications. ArcGIS also comes with web apps and device apps to share your work with others in across the University. These apps run on smartphones, tablets, web browsers, and desktops, and support a range of tasks and workflows. Under this license, all standard Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) modules are included.


EndNote organizes references, images, PDFs, and other files in your personal EndNote database. It also imports citations from online databases that you have searched and creates and formats bibliographies automatically.

MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a Microsoft program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. University of Rochester students and faculty can download some Microsoft tools and applications through the website at no cost, including Visual Studio Professional, Windows servers, and SQL servers.


The Qualtrics XM is a user-friendly, feature rich, web-based survey tool similar to Survey Monkey, which allows users to build, distribute, and analyze online surveys, collaborate in real-time, and export data in multiple formats. Qualtrics Research Suite should only be used for work related to your University of Rochester employment and/or academic projects related to your UR Research or pursuit of a degree.

The use of Qualtrics for Human Subjects Research or PHI are subject to compliance with HIPAA standards.  Please contact the Privacy office with questions.

University of Rochester Qualtrics license features:

  • Unlimited:
    • Responses
    • Questions per project
    • Survey projects per user
  • Survey’s can contain customized:
    • Branding
    • Branching
    • Skip
    • Display logic, etc.
  • Embedded data
  • All questions except file upload & signature
  • Email, QR code, and social media distributions
  • Auto thank yous and reminders
  • Export options:
    • File formats:
      • CVS
      • TSV
    • SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences)
    • Tableau
    • Google Drive
  • Basic reports / graphs
  • Collaboration with other users


JMP dynamically links statistics with graphics to interactively explore, understand and visualize data. Includes a comprehensive set of statistical tools, experimental designs, and statistical quality control functions.