Application name: R
Platforms: Windows macOS Linux
Developer: R Core Team
Division / Department: Department of Computer Science
Available to: Students and Faculty
Available in Labs: Systems Lab (Adams 203)
Gaming and Graphics Lab (Adams 206)
Amphitheater (Adams 208)
Big Data Lab (Adams 019)
Engineering Computer Lab (Weed 106)
Electrical Engineering Lab (Weed 016)
Links: Official Website


R is a free, open source programming language for statistical analytics and graphics, based on the S language. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and performing data analysis.

While R can be used on its own, it is frequently used with RStudio.

How can I access R?

R and RStudio are free and open source software. To install R on your computer, download the installer from the above download link or install it through the Anaconda distribution.