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What Is StatCrunch?

Integrated directly into MyLab Statistics and available standalone, StatCrunch® is powerful web-based statistical software that allows users to perform complex analyses, share data sets, and generate compelling reports of their data. The vibrant online community offers tens of thousand of shared data sets for students to analyze.

Collect. Users can upload data from their computer or the web, gather data via StatCrunch’s online survey tool, or search a large library of publicly shared data sets, spanning almost any topic of interest. Data sets from the text and from online homework exercises can also be accessed and analyzed in StatCrunch. Visit the Statistics and Business Statistics pages in Pearson’s catalog to see which titles can be packaged with MyLab Statistics and StatCrunch.

Crunch. A full range of numerical and graphical methods allow users to analyze and gain insights from any data set. Interactive graphics help users understand statistical concepts, and are available for export to enrich reports with visual representations of data.

Communicate. Reporting options help users create a wide variety of visually-appealing representations of their data.

It can be accessed on your laptop, smartphone, or tablet when you visit from your device’s browser. For more information on MyLab Statistics and its integration with StatCrunch, visit or contact your Pearson representative.

Watch this brief video tour to get started with StatCrunch.

About the Developer

Webster West

Shortly after completing his PhD in Statistics at Rice University in 1994, Dr. West began developing Internet resources for statistical education. In the mid 1990s, he started to construct interactive web-based java applets that help students understand difficult statistical concepts. To date, he has developed more than 50 such applets many of which now accompany introductory statistics textbooks. In 1997, he began to develop a complete online data analysis package, called StatCrunch, which has now blossomed into one of the most used statistical resources on the Web.

In 2005, he received the CAUSEweb Resource of the Year Award and the Merlot Classics Award for the StatCrunch project. In 2015, he received the William D. Warde Mu Sigma Rho Statistics Education Award. He has served as a professor in the Departments of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Texas A&M University and North Carolina State University. Outside of software development, Dr. West has numerous research interests most of which (not surprisingly) involve a fair amount of statistical computing.

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