Why SPSS Solutions for education?

IBM SPSS software enables educators to teach effectively, helps students gain critical analytical skills and supports more accurate and insightful institutional research and decision-making. Learn more about IBM SPSS academic below.


Decision Management for Higher Education

IBM SPSS Decision Management for Education empowers administrators to view all available data about students, faculty, donors, and alumni, and use it to predict outcomes in real time. This series of web-based analysis applications goes beyond static reports and dashboards, delivering recommended actions that can significantly improve student success and institutional effectiveness. In addition to the learn more link below, more information regarding decision management solutions for K-12 and Higher Education can be found in the subsequent sections.


Primary and secondary school districts across the country are looking for greater insight into student performance and effective approaches for improving the quality of their educational programs. IBM SPSS Decision Management for Student Performance is an early diagnostic solution that empowers educators and administrators at every level to use data about students' past and present performance to predict their future success

Higher Education

College and university administrators make a host of critical decisions every day: how to manage enrollment efficiently, retain students, strengthen ties with alumni and donors, and keep their campuses safe, to name a few. Knowing which actions or interventions will lead to better outcomes in these areas can help them make the right decisions, every time. And that knowledge lies within their data.

Teachers and researchers

IBM has developed extensive curriculum materials and resources to help higher education instructors and researchers get more out of IBM SPSS software, both in the classroom and when conducting research projects. We recognize that college and university instructors want to spend their time teaching, not learning new software programs and creating curricula around those applications.


In today's competitive job market, whether you're preparing for a career in the academic, commercial or public sectors, you need to set yourself apart with marketable skills. As the demand for analytical skills continues to rise, competency with IBM SPSS solutions can help you distinguish yourself as an applicant.

IBM SPSS academic software

IBM offers flexible, affordable options that help colleges and universities easily integrate statistical analysis, data and text mining and survey research instruction into the classroom. Choose specially priced bundles of the most popular products designed specifically for academic use, or mix and match just the individual modules you need.


IBM® SPSS® GradPack

GradPacks are affordable, single-user licenses that provide students with essential analytical tools to support their graduate and undergraduate studies.

Faculty Pack

IBM® SPSS® Faculty Pack

Faculty Packs are cost-effective, single-user licenses that enable educators to easily integrate statistics and quantitative methodology into their curricula.

Campus Edition

IBM® SPSS® Campus Edition License

The Campus Edition licensing plan offers maximum flexibility and scalability by enabling schools to provide unlimited access to authorized users while streamlining software delivery and administration.

Featured SPSS academic programs

IBM offers a number of programs to support professors, students, administrators and deans. These programs include the following:

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