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Analytics software to develop the skills you need to succeed.

Free software options for students, educators and independent learners.

SAS®OnDemand for Academics

Access statistical analysis, data mining and forecasting software.




  • Quickly launch a browser-based programming environment using SAS Studio.
  • Learn SAS programming from basic to advanced techniques using coding or point-and-click tasks.
  • Sharpen your analytics skills in data preparation, descriptive analyses and advanced statistical methods.
  • Access the technology via the cloud and get up to 5GB of data storage.

SAS® Viya® for Learners

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



  • Use an integrated suite of interactive visual interfaces for learning data science.
  • Build proficiency in artificial intelligence, text analytics and machine learning modeling on a computing environment built to analyze big data.
  • Access a preconfigured JupyterLab interface for R and Python integration with SAS.
  • Get course materials to help educators build cutting-edge analytics curricula.
When we were looking for a partnership SAS was kind of a natural fit because there’s so many different tools, and it’s accessible for anyone from someone who’s never touched data analytics software in their entire life, has never written a line of code to someone who maybe has been even doing this for a few years. Michael Salé Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems / Director, Master’s in Data Analytics Program Stonehill College

What’s the difference?

Discover the similarities and differences between SAS OnDemand for Academics and SAS Viya for Learners in this side-by-side comparison.

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