Click on the tabs below for information about Stata.

About Stata

About the software

Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package. Stata's capabilities include:

  • Data management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Graphics
  • Simulations
  • Custom programming


Stata version 15 is installed on all IT Services managed PCs. Please see the Obtaining the software tab for more details.

Obtaining the software



Stata is installed on all IT Services classroom PCs.

Home use

Stata is not available for students to purchase from the Library & IT Help Desk.


Managed PCs

To install Stata on office PCs managed by IT Services:

  1. From the Start Menu search for and open Software Center
  2. Locate the software under the Available Software tab
  3. Click on the Install button in the lower right

Once installed, it will appear under Start | All Programs.

Unsupported machines and home use

  • A single user licence may be purchased from
  • Students may purchase Stata direct from Timberlake at a reduced cost: you'll need to provide proof of your student status (ie a copy of your University card). Find out more:

Documentation, training and support