SAS Academic Programs

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Academic Researchers

Support your institution's research priorities.

Sharpen your SAS skills, and extract deeper meaning and insights from your research data. SAS offers teaching and research professionals the same world-class software and support that’s used by more than 70,000 business, government and university sites around the world.

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Get training and more for less.

If you're looking to advance your SAS knowledge, we offer a variety of academic discounts on SAS books, training, certification exams and more. Take advantage of these discounts to sharpen your skills.

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Validate your SAS® skills with a certification.

SAS Certification credentials are highly valued by employers around the world. And students in most countries can get 50 percent off the standard, full-price, published fees.*

*This discount is not available in China or India. Please email the country office in China or India to inquire about other discounts or promotions that may apply.

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Supplement your SAS® skills with free e-learning.

Take your research to the next level by further developing your SAS skills. We offer free e-learning courses designed to help you learn SAS quickly and easily. Our e-learning courses offer hands-on training that you can access on your own schedule, wherever you have an internet connection.

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Take advantage of all available resources.

We put a wide variety of resources at your disposal for researching, teaching, learning, connecting and getting recognition. Check out all we have to offer.

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SAS® Software for Academic Researchers


Look who’s using SAS®.

Thousands of schools around the globe use SAS in the classroom.

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Analytics is a nascent field that is highly applied, highly interdisciplinary and requires a unique ability to understand data. It also requires you to have a high intellectual curiosity and be able to communicate effectively given your audience. The SAS tools lend well to each of those. Robert McGrath Everett B. Sackett Associate Professor & Director for Graduate Programs in Analytics University of New Hampshire
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Helping to Deliver Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

Learn how work by the University of New Hampshire-based Institute for Health Policy and Practice enables participating organizations – including hospitals and physicians’ groups – to delve into data themselves to explore the variables they are interested in.  

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