Site Licenses - R

Last Updated: 09/06/2016

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.  The R language is widely used among statisticians for developing statistical software and data analysis.  It is well supported and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and Mac OS X.

R is an increasingly popular alternative, for many purposes, to the commercial statistical packages like SPSS, SAS, and Stata.  A growing number of courses either teach R or encourage its use.

How to get it

Download R (for free) from

 Also available for free is RStudio, a powerful user interface for R.  Download from