Tableau for Faculty


Harness the power of your data. Unleash the potential of your people. Choose the analytics platform that disrupted the world of business intelligence.Choose Tableau.

Tableau Desktop

Big data, live or in-memory

When you want to take data offline or bring it in-memory, Tableau lets you extract massive data for limitless exploration in seconds. It combines advances in database and computer graphics technology so you can analyze huge datasets on a laptop.

Sharing and collaborating securely

Communicate with data in a whole new way. Share visualizations and underlying data securely using Tableau Server or Tableau Online. Create an environment where everyone in your organization can share and collaborate on trusted data.

Designing for a mobile-first world

Your content needs to perform at any size, on any device. Device designer is a simple, yet powerful tool that helps you design, customize, and publish optimized dashboards for desktop, tablet, and phone.

Always innovating

Tableau's software moves as fast as you do. There’s a reason that the award-winning research scientists, design gurus, and visualization experts choose Tableau. We invest more in R&D than anyone else in the industry, so there's always a new release around the corner.

Tableau Prep

Redefining your data prep experience

Direct, visual experience gives you a deeper understanding of your data.

Take the headache out of data prep

Smart algorithms help you save time and overcome common data prep challenges.

See the impact of every data change

When you make a change, you instantly see the result across your entire workflow helping you understand the impact.

Fully integrated with Tableau

Tableau Prep is integrated into the Tableau analytical workflow so you can quickly move from data prep to analysis.

Tableau Online

Tableau Desktop System Requirements:


  • Windows 7 or newer (64 bit)
  • Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron processor or faster
  • 2 GB memory
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space


  • iMac/MacBook computers 2009 or newer
  • Mac Os 10.11 or newer
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space

Tableau Prep Builder System Requirements:


  • Windows 7 or newer (64 bit)
  • Intel Core i3 or AMD Ryzen 3 Pro or faster
  • 4 GB memory
  • 2 GB minimum free disk space


  • Mac Os 10.11
  • Intel Core i3 or faster
  • 4 GB memory
  • 2 GB minimum free disk space

Tableau Prep Conductor

The publisher recommends deploying Tableau Prep Conductor on a dedicated node with a minimum of 4 cores and 16 GB of memory. Additional resources may be needed depending on the use case. Contact Tableau for sizing and technical guidance.

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