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How to Access Minitab


Minitab statistical analysis software is made available to all SNHU students, faculty, and staff at no charge. Please follow the directions below to download and install Minitab.

Determine which version you need:

  • If you are on a Mac, download Minitab.v19.1.0.0.Commercial.pkg
  • If you have a 32-bit Windows PC, download minitab19.1.1.0setup.x86.exe
  • If you have a 64-bit Windows PC, download minitab19.1.1.0setup.x64.exe
  • If you don’t know if your Windows PC is 32-bit or 64-bit, download the 32-bit version

Access Minitab program

Minitab and Minitab Express are free for SNHU students, faculty, and staff to download for SNHU academic use. 

NOTE:  When selecting the links below you will be prompted to login.  Log in with your full SNHU email address and password.​

  1. Select here to download Minitab (version 19)
  2. Select here to download Minitab Express​

Select Minitab or Minitab Express by selecting on the name of the program.

Minitab downloaded with “Minitab express” boxed in red.

Download the THREE files you need.

To get all three files you need:

  1. Select in the circle to the right of the operating system you are using (MAC OS for MAC computers and WINDOWS OS for PCs)
  2. Download the minitab.lic and appropriate installation file (from choice above) to the same location on your computer.
The mac os option checked with an arrow pointing at it and “download” being boxed in red.

This compressed file will be downloaded to your computer.

The Minitab downloaded to the computer from one drive.

Extract the files

On a PC and some MACs, you will need to extract the files before you can install the program.

When you select the OneDrive file name, you will see a way to EXTRACT the files.

  1. Select on the EXTRACT button
  2. Select on EXTRACT ALL
The “extract” boxed in red and the “extract all” option pointed at with a red arrow.

Important note:

The license file MUST be stored in the same folder as the Minitab program because the program automatically retrieves the product key from that file.

The “minitab.lic” download boxed in red inside of one drive.

Once downloaded, double-select the .exe or .pkg file and follow the steps in the installation wizard

If prompted for a license file during installation, choose “License File” as in the screenshot below. Browse to find the minitab.lic file you downloaded and continue. Do not select “Product Key” or “License Server” options.

The conformation for downloading minitab.

You need to specify the license file.

The zip file has 3 files that you should have extracted to your computer.  One of those files is minitab.lic and this is what you need to specify the license file.

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