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SAS recently partnered with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) to provide convenient access to statistical and analytical software for colleges, universities, K-12 districts and schools. This new offering provides eligible MHEC participants a tiered approach to select a solution that fits best.

Tier 1: SAS® Foundational Analytics

Easy-to-install and easy-to-use desktop package, enabling the functionality needed to access, manipulate, analyze and present information in visual formats. SAS foundational analytics is designed for use by analysts, researchers, statisticians, engineers and scientists who need to explore, examine and present data in an easily understandable way, and distribute their findings in a variety of formats.

Tier 2: SAS® Foundational Analytics With SAS® Predictive Analytics

SAS Predictive Analytics streamlines the data mining process to create highly accurate predictive and descriptive models based on analysis of vast amounts of data. SAS Predictive Analytics is designed for data miners, statisticians, marketing analysts, database marketers, risk analysts, engineers, scientists and business analysts.

Tier 3: SAS® Enterprise Analytics

SAS offers a high-performance, in-memory analytic solution for exploring massive amounts of data very quickly. It enables users to spot patterns, identify opportunities for further analysis, and convey visual results via web reports or tablets for iOS or Android.

Additional SAS Resources for Teaching and Research

SAS also offers educators access to a number of resources at no cost for teaching and research purposes.

  • SAS® Curriculum Pathways® – Web-based curriculum resources in all core disciplines for educators and students in virtual schools, home schools, high schools and community colleges. Perfect to use for college remediation to prepare students for entry-level courses.
  • SAS® Analytics U – A global academic initiative that provides access to free software, e-learning courses and an online users community.

Who Is Eligible

The contract eligibility for SAS includes all of the public and private nonprofit higher education institutions as well as K-12 districts and schools in the following compact regions:

Midwestern Higher Education Compact: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Southern Regional Education Board states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education region: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

To learn more, please visit the MHEC website.

To learn more, please visit the MHEC website.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites – including more than 3,000 educational institutions worldwide – improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.

About MHEC

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact is a nonprofit regional organization assisting Midwestern states in advancing higher education through interstate cooperation and resource sharing. MHEC seeks to fulfill its interstate mission through programs that expand postsecondary opportunity and success; promote innovative approaches to improving institutional and system productivity; improve affordability to students and states; and enhance connectivity between higher education and the workplace.


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