Academic Programs

Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder are free for students and instructors around the world

Analytics for every student, educator, and campus

Build your skills for the future. All students and instructors now have full access to Tableau's eLearning once verified.


Students around the world get Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder for free.
  • Learn valuable, in-demand data skills
  • Complete coursework faster
  • Impress future employers


Incorporate visual analytics into your curriculum - fast, free, easy.
  • Teach marketable data skills
  • Simple license request process
  • Free teaching materials and support community


Unlock the power of institutional data for meaningful insights.
  • Drive informed decision-making across campus
  • Free 14-day trial
  • Education pricing available


Bring Tableau to your university club.
  • Gain experience by using Tableau outside the classroom
  • Become Tableau-Approved
  • Network with industry experts and the Tableau community

Being proficient in Tableau will give you a competitive edge to your fellow peers and will give you another tool that makes you more marketable when searching for internships or full time employment.

What's Offered for Free?

Student License Instructor License Classroom License*
Tableau Desktop
Tableau Prep Builder
Tableau Online
Tableau Certification (20% Discount)
Tableau eLearning

*Classroom licenses and certifications can be ordered in bulk by instructors.

Tableau has enabled myself and others that I know to make better decisions, which enable us to actually do more, perform better, and as a result, get that career growth and recognition.

Data skills stand out with Tableau Certification. 20% off discount available to students until December 31, 2020 on the Tableau Desktop Specialist exam.