Who Can Access This Software
Faculty, staff, and students
MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive computing environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.
How to Access This Software
MATLAB is available for Mac OS X (10.7.4 and later) and Windows 64-bit systems (Windows Vista and later)
NOTE: The MATLAB program is very large and should only be downloaded using a high-speed Internet connection.
MATLAB R2016b for Windows
NOTE: As of the r2016a version of MATLAB (our currently supported version), the vendor, Mathworks, is no longer producing a 32-bit version of the software.
MATLAB R2016b for Mac
In order to successfully install MATLAB, you will need the USC license key. Click the button below to download this key:
For instructions on installing this software, please see the following pages:
NOTE: You will need to reactivate your MATLAB software license every year on January 31. Please see the Reactivating Your MATLAB License page on the ITS website for instructions on how to reactivate your software license.
How to Use MATLAB
For additional information on MATLAB, including installation instructions and the products and toolboxes included in your MATLAB download, see itservices.usc.edu/matlab.
MATLAB in the USC Computing Centers
MATLAB is also available on computers located in the following USC Computing Centers:
- Ahmanson Information Commons in Leavey Library (LVL Lower Level)
- King Hall (KOH) 206
- Waite Phillips Hall (WPH) B34
For information on accessing software in these USC Computing Centers, see itservices.usc.edu/spaces/computingcenters.