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Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

SAS is an integrated system of software solutions that enables users to perform statistical and mathematical analysis.


SAS is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute for data management, advanced analytics, multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics.

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Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this solution


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


For academic learning, teaching and research.

Getting Started

Student, faculty and staff personal computers: Log in with your NDUS credentials at the Software Downloads page.

ITS Managed computers: Use the Self-Installed Software on IT-Managed Computers

NDSU-Owned computers: Log in with your NDUS credentials at the Software Downloads page.

Best Practices

NDSU users should be sure to download the renewal file available at the Software Downloads page. SAS licenses must be renewed annually, and users will not be able to access SAS without renewing. Further instructions on installing SAS are available on both the Software Downloads page, and below in Related resources.

Learn More/How To's


Use Cases

SAS is used for statistical analysis and data visualization. It can be used to manage and manipulate date from many formats, including Excel and database files.

Universal Design/Accessibility

SAS offers Accessibility Functions such as keyboard shortcuts and high contrast styling.

Related resources

Keywordsstats, SAS, sas, statistics, stat, research, stat, s.a.s.   Doc ID101582
OwnerWendy M.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2020-04-30 10:38:33Updated2024-05-02 11:39:09
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