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Software Description: Stata, used for statistical analysis, is a comprehensive package for Data Management and Statistics with strong Graphical Facilities.

Platform: Access Windows server from Windows, Mac or Linux
Cost: No charge

Stata at VCU

Overview of Stata

Stata is a comprehensive package for Data Management and Statistics with strong Graphical Facilities. The program features include multiple imputations, factor variables, generalized method of moments (GMM) completing-risks regression, state-space modeling, predictive margins, a Variables Manager, and more. Learn more about the program at the Stata website.

Using a Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you are able to access Stata SE via a browser window. Although Stata SE runs on the App2Go Server, it appears to be running on your PC. You can open, save and print files from your PC. Applications on the App2Go server are available to support research projects and are not intended for instructional use.

Only current VCU faculty, staff, and students may access Stata SE on the App2Go Server. Documentation on how to use the App2Go Server will provide you details such as system requirements, installation, opening files, saving files and printing.

Licensing Information

There are five (5) concurrent use licenses of STATA SE available for use on the App2Go Citrix Server

Obtain a Personal Copy of Stata

VCU students and faculty can obtain STATA software for Windows at significant savings through the Stata GradPlan program.

How to place the order:

  1.  Order Stata products online or by calling 1-800-782-8272
    If ordering by phone, to obtain discounted pricing, identify yourself as affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University. 
  2. You will have the option to purchase a download version of Stata or have a DVD shipped directly to you.
  3. eVA Participant - Faculty or staff placing GradPlan orders: StataCorp LP is an eVA participant.

STATA Patches & Updates

Keep your Stata application up-to-date by accessing Stata for software update information.

Manuals and Training

Other Helpful Links:

Support and Consultation

The Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research provides statistical and programming consultation for using this product for teaching and research purposes.  To request a consultation appointment contact  For assistance with using Stata on the App2Go server, contact the IT Support Center.  



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To subscribe to the VCU STATA-L, click on:

    STATA-L Email List

Note: Participation in this email list is limited to VCU email accounts only.