SAS® Academic Software

Free and low-cost software options for the academic community.

Choose the right software for you.

SAS® University Edition

Teach or learn SAS skills using SAS foundational technologies.





Why choose SAS® University Edition?

  • Free software to use in statistics and quantitative methods classes in a variety of areas, from economics to health sciences.
  • Ability to download or launch in the cloud via Amazon Web Services.
  • Online community for interacting, getting support and sharing. 

SAS®OnDemand for Academics

Access statistical analysis, data mining and forecasting software.


Why choose SAS® OnDemand for Academics?

  • Point-and-click functionality eliminates need to program.
  • Accessible via the cloud and includes up to 5GB of data storage.
  • Opportunity to become part of the SAS Analytics U community and connect with other users.

New! SAS® Viya® for Learners


Build data science skills with our cloud-enabled, open analytics engine.


Why choose SAS® Viya® for Learners?

  • Free software covering the entire analytics life cycle.
  • Enables you to build skills in data science, machine learning and AI.
  • It's open, so you can program in SAS, Python, R, Java and Lua.

Education Analytical Suite

Get software and data for teaching and research via a low-cost enterprise license.



Why choose SAS® Education Analytical Suite?

  • Offers flexible, low-cost and unlimited licensing options.
  • Runs locally on Windows, Linux and other operating systems. No internet connection needed.
  • Provides local, unlimited data storage.

More Educator Resources



From how-to videos to technology deep-dives, these webinars will give you more insights into analytics.


How-To Tutorials

Learn more about advanced analytics, programming and other SAS technologies with our free video tutorials.


SAS® E-Learning

Get up to speed and learn topics such as foundation tools, advanced analytics and JMP®.

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