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How To Order

  • WVU-Owned PC-
    1. Available to Faculty and Researchers in Statler and Davis Colleges under a College Site License. 
    2. All other Faculty and Researches complete the SLIC Online Software Order Form.
  • Employee-Owned PC-
    1. Available to Faculty and Researchers in Statler and Davis Colleges under a College Site License.
    2. All other Faculty and Researches complete the SLIC Online Software Order Form.
  • Student-Owned PC-
    1. Students can access MatLAB for FREE.


MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language.

MATLAB is used for math and computation, algorithm development, modeling, simulation, and prototyping, data analysis, exploration and visualization. It can also be used for scientific and engineering graphics, application development and graphical user interface building.


Access more information on the following topics:

  • MATLAB Academy
  • Video Tutorials for New Users
  • MATLAB Courseware
  • Simulink
  • And more!


Available to all Faculty and Staff under a college site license at:

  • College of Business and Economics
  • Potomac State
  • Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
  • WVU Tech

Contact your local IT unit for access.

Faculty and staff in other colleges and departments can purchase MATLAB by completing the SLIC Online Software Order Form.


WVU students may install MATLAB for free and access to a list of add-ons and toolboxes for use on their personal computers.

OS Compatibility

Microsoft Windows 64-bit
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7 SP1

*See full system requirements for Windows

Apple Mac 64-bit
macOS Sierra 10.13
macOS Sierra 10.12
macOS El Capitan 10.11

*See full system requirements for Mac

Linux 64-bit
Ubuntu 17.10 & 16.04 LTS & 14.04 LTS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 & 6
Debian 9 & 8
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

*See full system requirements for Linux


WVU-Owned Computer Annual Fee
Standalone License for Faculty $450
Concurrent License for Faculty $550
Concurrent License for Lab/Classroom $150
Personal Computer Annual Fee
Standalone License $450

Note: All licenses are annual subscriptions expiring June 30 of each year. All prices receive quarterly pro-rated discounts.


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