Below are answers to some common questions about purchasing Stata 16. If you have further questions or want more information, please contact Stata either by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling them at 800-782-8272.
How can I purchase Stata 16?
The most cost-efficient way for a student, faculty, or staff member to purchase a copy of Stata 16 is via Stata Campus GradPlanTM. There are many options under the Stata Campus GradPlan that one could choose. Visit their site for more details. Please note that Stata must be purchased from Stata Corp.; Stata cannot be purchased from Software Central.
Does Stata 16 come with documentation?
Complete documentation for Stata 16 is installed with Stata as a pdf. To access this documentation, click on Help -> PDF Documentation.
I already own a previous version of Stata. Can I purchase an upgrade?
Yes, you can purchase an upgrade. In general, if you have a copy of Stata/IC, it is less expensive to buy a new copy of Stata with the Stata Campus GradPlan. If you have a copy of Stata/SE, it will cost about the same whether you upgrade or purchase a new copy of Stata/SE with the Stata Campus GradPlan. If you have a copy of Stata/MP, it may be less expensive to upgrade. Orders should be placed directly with StataCorp. Please see the Stata Campus GradPlan page at the StataCorp web site for current pricing information. Your order will be shipped directly to you.
What are the main differences among Stata/IC, Stata/SE and Stata/MP?
See http://www.stata.com/order/educational-license-options for types of purchases and http://www.stata.com/products/which-stata-is-right-for-me comparing the flavors of Stata so you can choose the right license type and version for you.