Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Applications Available to Faculty and Students

PLEASE NOTE: Statistical applications supported by Loyola University Chicago through ITS/ITRS are to be used by faculty and students only for the purposes of teaching, learning and academic research at LUC. In the case of Stata/IC, use is restricted to teaching and learning. Faculty may not use Stata/IC for research projects outside their teaching responsibilities. Students may use Stata/IC for thesis and dissertation research.

Statistical, Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA), and Online Survey Applications

  • *HLM - Hierarchical Linear Modeling package (SSI Central)
  • IBM SPSS Modeler Professional Edition Data Mining package. The Premium Edition, which includes Text Analytics, is available through ...
  • IBM SPSS Statistics - comprehensive statistics package. Includes SPSS Base, SPSS Custom Tables™, SPSS Advanced Models™, and SPSS Regression Models™.
  • *LISREL - Structural Equation Modeling package (SSI Central)
  • Minitab - comprehensive statistics package
  • *NVivo - qualitative data analysis software
  • R & R Studio - a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics
  • ~Opinio - a web-based online survey software application
  • Qualtrics - a web-based online survey software application
  • SAS - comprehensive statistics package
  • *Stata, Intercooled - comprehensive statistics package favored by economics and political science
  • SYSTAT - comprehensive statistics package favored by biological and medical sciences

*limited access
~account needed for full access

ApplicationVersionLicense/UsersOpen Access Lab LocationsFaculty/Staff Desktop Availability
HLM 6.08 25 seats WTC LT 410 Available by request on LUC-owned desktop computers for LSC, WTC, and HSD faculty via network association. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu(8-4487) to request an association.
IBM SPSS Modeler Professional 18.1 Unlimited (300+) All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254 All LUC-owned faculty/staff desktop computers  via the network at LSC, WTC, and HSD campuses. Faculty using Mac desktops must request a local install via helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487). Note: faculty/staff should use the latest version of SPSS Modeler available under Loyola Software. ITS does not patch or support earlier versions of the software.
IBM SPSS Statistics (Base, Custom Tables, Regression, Advanced Models) 26 Unlimited (300+) All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254; available on Macs in open access labs All LUC-owned faculty/staff desktop computers via the network at LSC, WTC, and HSD campuses. Faculty using Mac desktops must request a local install via helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487)Note: faculty/staff should use the latest version of SPSS Statistics available under Loyola Software. ITS does not patch or support earlier versions of the software.
Lisrel 8.80 25 seats LSC Sullivan 253 Available by request on LUC-owned desktops computers for LSC, WTC, and HSD faculty via a network association. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487) to request an association.
Minitab 18 65 concurrent users All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254 All LUC-owned faculty/staff desktop computers via a network association at LSC, WTC, and HSD campuses.
NVivo, Plus  12.4 Unlimited All LSC and WTC open access labs;HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254; available on Macs in open access labs Available by request on LUC-owned desktop computers for LSC, WTC, and HSD faculty via a network association.  Contact helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487) to request an association or a local install on a Mac desktop.
Opinio 7.10.0 120 users Web-based; access by account only. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu, 8-4ITS, to request an account NA- web-based; access by account only; account contingent upon IRB approval or waiver for faculty or student human subjects research. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487) to request account. 
Qualtrics   Unlimited Web-based; access for all students, faculty and staff via LUC uvid and password

NA - web-based; faculty students, and staff, NA - web-based; faculty, students, and staff, with the exception of those users who already have an account on the Quinlan School of Business Qualtrics subscription, may access the university subscription by logging into luc.qualtrics.com with their LUC username and password; users with existing accounts on the Quinlan School of Business subscription should continue to access the Quinlan subscription at loyolaquinlan.qualtrics.com; logging in to the university subscription constitutes agreement to abide by LUC acceptable use of technology policies and LUC IRB policies regarding human subjects research.

R & R Studio

R - 3.5.3
RStudio -1.1.463

Unlimited All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254

All LUC-owned faculty/staff desktop computers at LSC, WTC, and HSD campuses via a network association.

 SAS 9.4, build TS1M6 Unlimited All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254 Available by request to faculty on LUC-owned desktop computers at LSC, WTC, and HSD via a network association. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487) to request an association.
Stata, Intercooled (IC) 15

60 concurrent educational lab license

All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD - SSOM Room 350 Available by request to faculty, for teaching and learning purposes only, on LUC-owned desktop at LSC, WTC, and HSD via a network association only (no local installs unless the faculty desktop is a Mac). Contact helpdesk@luc.edu (8-4487) to request an association or a local install on a Mac desktop. Note: The educational lab license limits use to teaching and learning. Stata under this license may not be used for individual faculty research. No home use is allowed for either faculty or students.
SYSTAT 13.1 Unlimited All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSD SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254 All faculty/staff LUC-owned desktop computers at LSC, WTC, and HSD via a network association.

Additional Research Applications Available to the University Community (no support offered by ITRS)

ArcGIS
The software is available in these open access labs: IC 2nd floor, IC 120, CC103, CC105. The software is also available in the Quinlan Life Sciences building for graduate student research projects.

Mathematica 12
Wolfram Mathematica is available in all open-access computer labs and can be installed on faculty desktops via the LU Software Center.

MATLAB
LUC has a campus-wide subscription to MATLAB. Faculty, students, and staff are eligible to download to university-owned computers or personal computers.

Local Installs on Loyola-owned Laptops
Faculty members with Loyola-owned laptops (school/departmental laptops with an LUC bar code) may have the following applications loaded locally: IBM SPSS Modeler, IBM SPSS Statistics, NVivo 12, SAS, and SYSTAT. Contact helpdesk@luc.edu for local installs. These applications may not be installed on LUHS-owned laptops.

Questions about non-supported statistical, QDA, or online survey software? Please visit our Request Procedure for New Applications page.