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Tableau for Students

Download Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep to gain data skills

Generation Data

Matt Farkas from Spotify

Hear how Matt Farkas, a recent graduate of Northwestern University, learned Tableau and got a data science internship at Spotify.

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Why Tableau?

In-demand skills

Students of all majors need analytical skills to be competitive in today’s job market.

Easy to use

With Tableau’s drag-and-drop interface, you’ll analyze and present with ease.

Creative freedom

Don't get stuck in chart wizards. Unleash your creativity with beautiful visualizations.




Check out the student resource page for self-service learning options, answers to frequently asked questions, and license support.

Discover what's possible

Student Viz Assignment Contest

Submit a viz you've created from a homework assignment or for fun to win Tableau swag.

Data skills are hot

Self-service analytics has spread like wildfire across companies. Want to see the data to back that up?

Data literacy blog

Explore our data literacy blog featuring students like you and highlighting resources to learn Tableau.

See how others are finding success with Tableau

"Tableau allowed me to quickly do sophisticated exploratory analysis of a dataset and generate attractive figures for presentation at the same time."
"Being able to analyze data and find out actionable insights has not only set me up for success in my career, but enabled me to think differently."

Ready to learn in-demand data skills with Tableau?