Site Licenses - SAS

Last Updated: 07/08/2020


SAS is a widely-used statistical software product used for analyzing and modeling data. SAS 9.4 is available for Windows and for Linux (SAS is not available for macOS).

In addition to the complete SAS Base product, the CU license includes all of SAS Foundation and dozens of other SAS products. (A smaller, free product version, SAS University Edition, is available online, but has several limitations.)


SAS is available to purchase as an annual subscription at the following schedule. All licenses expire June 30 of each year.

  • July 1 – June 30: $90
  • January 1 – June 30: $65
  • March 1 – June 30: $35

Purchases made within 30 days of the expiration date will be at the full annual price and will be extended to the following year’s expiration.

Who can get it

SAS licenses are available to faculty, staff and students at CU Boulder, CU Denver/Health Sciences, and CU Colorado Springs. A user licensed for a university computer may use SAS on a home computer. The university SAS license is to be used only for academic teaching and academic research purposes.

How to get it

Allow up to 2 business days to receive the license information once you've made the purchase. Please note: these purchases are not refundable.

Documentation and training

The new SAS Academic Hub, provides access to over 15 free e-Learning courses, certification exam prep materials, and campus course materials. Easily access these resources by visiting the SAS Academic Hub and use a university-affiliated email address during checkout.