NVivo (Desktop License)

Software Information

Software used by researchers, particularly in the social sciences, to analyze unstructured data.

Available To:

Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
  • NVivo is licensed for use on Tufts-owned or leased computing devices and may be used on or off-campus.
  • NVivo may be used for all non-commercial types of university business including teaching, research and administrative work.
  • Installation of NVivo on a personally-owned computer is permitted for current Tufts faculty, staff and students, provided the installation is performed by a university IT Support Provider and is solely used in support of Tufts University business.
  • NVivo may be used by contractors on Tufts-owned or leased machines. Contractors are permitted to run NVivo on their own computers provided the software has been installed by a TTS IT Support Provider and is solely used in support of Tufts University business.
  • To continue executing, NVivo software requires the installation of a new activation key every year.
Operating System: 
Benefits & Features: 

NVivo supports qualitative research and mixed methods research using unstructured data. NVivo permits the user to collect, organize and analyze content from a range of sources including interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audiovisual content, social media, literature reviews, and web pages.

Obtain Software: 

To have NVivo installed on your computer, place a request by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing it@tufts.edu.

If the NVivo software installed on your computer has expired, request reactivation by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing it@tufts.edu.


Call: 617-627-3376
Email: it@tufts.edu