Esri Software for Students at Institutions with a Site License

ArcGIS for Desktop Software for Students

Esri offers ArcGIS for Desktop software for use by students at colleges and universities. Students can purchase a 12-month license of ArcGIS for Desktop for $100 a year, and students at qualifying institutions may be eligible for a 12-month license at no cost as part of the Esri Education Site License Program.

  • If you're a Student

    Contact your instructor to see if you qualify for a free student license as part of your institution's Esri Site License, or contact academicsales@esri.com to purchase a student license.

  • If you're an Instructor or Esri Site License Coordinator

    Instructors and Site License Coordinators at institutions with an Esri Education Site License may request software for students at no cost. Instructors/Site License Coordinators will be responsible for distributing software to students and providing technical support.

    How to request ArcGIS Desktop for your students

    • US Customers

      Please complete the form below.

    • Outside the United States

      Contact your local Esri distributor.