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Site Licenses - SAS


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: $80
    • Updated license may not be immediately available. You will receive the update once OIT has received the latest license.
  • January 1 – June 30: $58
  • April 1 - June 30: $32

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

To order SAS for Workstation or Server, visit OIT's OnTheHub Software Ordering page for more information and instructions.

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.