SPSS for Students

Current Luther students can install IBM SPSS Statistics on their personally-owned Windows or macOS computers. The license is for educational use only.

Note: If you have an earlier version of SPSS installed on your computer, please uninstall it before continuing.

Download Instructions

  1. Visit https://help.luther.edu from a web browser on your computer and sign in with your Luther Norse Key username and password.
  2. Click on Downloads located on the left hand side of the screen.
  3. Select IBM SPSS Statistics 28 (Windows) or IBM SPSS Statistics 28 (macOS) depending upon your operating system.
  4. Click Download

Windows Installation Instructions

  1. Install the software using IBM SPSS Statistics.msi.
  2. Click Finish and then click Launch License Wizard when prompted.  
  3. Choose Authorized user license and click Next.
  4. Enter the Product Key found on the SPSS Download page (help.luther.edu) and click Next.
  5. After authorization finishes, restart your computer. 

macOS Installation Instructions

  1. Double click on the SPSS_Statistics_28_mac.dmg and then double click on SPSS_Statistics_Installer.pkg.
  2. Launch SPSS Statistics from: Applications - IBM SPSS Statistics.
  3. Click Launch License Wizard.
  4. Choose Authorized user license and click Next.
  5. Enter the Product Key found on the SPSS Download page (help.luther.edu) and click Next
  6. After authorization finishes, restart your computer.