Effective July 1, 2020, SAS Visual Analytics (VA) and SAS Visual Statistics (VS) are no longer available on Teradata University for Academics.

Educators interested in using SAS VA and VS can check out the company's newest free cloud-based offering: SAS Viya for Learners, a full suite of visualization software that supports the entire analytics life cycle and lets users code in the language of their choice. In addition to access to SAS VA and VS, Viya for Learners offers educators course materials to help build a cutting-edge analytics curriculum and the ability to integrate course notes.

Educators can apply for Viya for Learners access at any time.
Students looking for SAS software can visit the SAS Academic Programs webpage to discover free options.

SAS is one of the largest software companies in the world and has its roots in academia since 1976. SAS solutions are used at more than 45,000 sites in over 100 countries - including 92 of the top 100 companies on the 2009 FORTUNE Global 500® list to develop more profitable relationships with customers and suppliers and to enable better decisions based on analyzing data.

Modern society is awash in data. SAS coursework provides students the skills to analyze massive amounts of data and then use this knowledge to make sound decisions. Whether it is uncovering fraud in banking and government, improving health care or predicting which customers will respond to a marketing campaign, the applications of business analytics cross all industries, placing analytic skills in high demand.

With more than 2,000 college, university and business-school customers in 109 countries and education specialists on every continent, SAS serves professors and students by providing access to software, teaching materials and academic programs that provide students with the skills they will need to compete in a data driven employment market.