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  • The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences or SPSS is a statistical software program used primarily in the social sciences.
  • Recently purchased by IBM, SPSS continues to be a significant analytical tool in undergraduate and graduate research methods courses.
Vendor SPSS
Platform Windows and Macintosh. View system requirements.
Who can
Download from
Software Depot?
Campus Techs, Faculty & Staff
Software Depot Installation Policy

California State University, Long Beach participates in the CSU SPSS License. It is an annual subscription coordinated by Academic Technology Services. The SPSS license agreement period is from July 1 through June 30 of each year. Annual subscription renewal codes are required to maintain an active license.

Faculty and staff are eligible to install and use SPSS on their campus and home computers. This software can only be installed on personally owned computers used primarily for CSULB business in addition to university owned computers.

Alert Software installation requires administrative privileges of which you may not have on your university owned computers. Please contact your division, department or college technologist for assistance.

Product Details

  • CSULB supports the two most current SPSS versions. In 2015-2016, SPSS versions 22 and 23 are available on Software Depot.
  • CSULB provides SPSS software for both Windows and Macintosh platforms
  • Likewise, SPSS AMOS 22 and AMOS 23 for Windows will continue to be supported.
  • Earlier versions of SPSS and AMOS have been discontinued and users are encouraged to upgrade their installations.



Students are not eligible to install SPSS on their personal computers. Students can use the software wherever it is installed on campus-owned computers such as the campus computer labs.

Students can purchase or lease SPSS at On-the-Hub.


Key Features

Visit the SPSS website or the AMOS website to learn about its products and features.


Download and Installations

For a step-by-step example on how to download CSULB Software Depot products, see Download Instructions for Windows Products or Download Instructions for Macintosh Products.

The installation details for SPSS Windows can be viewed at SPSS Windows Installation.

The installation details for SPSS Macintosh can be viewed at SPSS Macintosh Installation.

The installation details for AMOS Windows can be viewed at AMOS Windows Installation.


Please submit questions, problems or suggestions regarding the IBM SPSS or AMOS license.


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