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.

NOTE: You will need to reactivate your MATLAB software license every year on January 31. Please see the Reactivating Your MATLAB License page for instructions on how to reactivate your software license.

USC’s campuswide license includes the following products:

Base Configuration

  • Simulink
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox


Additional Toolboxes

  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Financial Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox
  • Instrument Control Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing
  • Signal Processing Blockset
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • SimMechanics
  • Simscape
  • Simulink Control Design
  • Stateflow
  • Statistics Toolbox

USC account holders who need toolboxes or products that are not listed above will need to contact the MathWorks and purchase additional products.

USC faculty, students, and staff may download individual copies of the software from the ITS software download page at