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Creative Cloud gives your students, educators, and staff access to the world's best creative apps for design, web, video, and photography — all right on the desktop — along with seamless ways to share and collaborate. Only Creative Cloud offers all the essential tools to help students achieve their full creative potential.

"We are now looking far into the future, providing tools to our students to empower them to become great creative thinkers."

— McKinney Independent School District, McKinney, Texas
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Purchasing options for education

Introducing device licensing for Creative Cloud — exclusively for education. Just the thing for environments where you need to license individual computers, rather than individual users.

Small groups and departments

Classrooms and labs

Entire institutions

Named-user licensing

Device licensing

Enterprise licensing

Creative Cloud for education plan

Creative Cloud for education plan

Creative Cloud for enterprise plan

Licenses for each individual. Rights to install on two computers for work and home use.

Licenses for each computer, rather than each user.

Flexible licensing options with centralized license management and deployment, enterprise support, and integration with other Adobe enterprise offerings.

Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option.

Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option.

Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications.

Online services and storage included.

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Online services and storage optional. Other enterprise product offerings also available.

Buy directly through adobe.com or through an Adobe Authorized Education reseller under the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP).

Available through the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP). Buy through an Adobe Authorized Education Reseller.

Available through a customizable three-year Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA).


Small groups and departments

Named-user licensing

Creative Cloud for education plan

  • Licenses for each individual. Rights to install on two computers for work and home use.
  • Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option.
  • Online services and storage included.
  • Buy directly through adobe.com or through an Adobe Authorized Education reseller under the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP).

Classrooms and labs

Device licensing

Creative Cloud for education plan

  • Licenses for each computer, rather than each user.
  • Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option.
  • ——
  • Available through the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP). Buy through an Adobe Authorized Education Reseller.

Entire institutions

Enterprise licensing

Creative Cloud for enterprise plan

  • Flexible licensing options with centralized license management and deployment, enterprise support, and integration with other Adobe enterprise offerings.
  • Includes complete set of Creative Cloud applications.
  • Online services and storage optional. Other enterprise product offerings also available.
  • Available through a customizable three-year Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA).

Primary and secondary schools may save more on Creative Cloud applications through an Adobe Education Enterprise Agreement. Learn more


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  1. What applications and services are available in Creative Cloud for education customers?
  2. What's the difference between a complete and single-app membership?
  3. What is the best licensing option for a primary or secondary school or school district?
  4. Is Creative Cloud for education appropriate for institution-wide deployment?
  5. Can nonprofit customers purchase Creative Cloud through education licensing?
Applications and services vary depending on your Creative Cloud licensing option. See the Education licensing overview for a comparison of applications and services.

A Creative Cloud for education complete plan includes all the Creative Cloud apps. A single-app plan gives users access to one app, such as Photoshop CC or Illustrator CC. Single-app customers on a named-user license will also have access to 20GB of storage and services such as the ability to sync, share, and collaborate with colleagues and the ability to create a customized online portfolio with Behance ProSite.

The EEA is a buying program for primary and secondary schools. Learn more about an EEA ›

If you're looking for an institution-wide deployment that's customized to fit your requirements, you can purchase Creative Cloud for enterprise through an Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA). Primary and secondary schools and legal entities may also elect to purchase Creative Cloud apps through an Education Enterprise Agreement (EEA).

Yes, nonprofit customers are eligible to purchase both Creative Cloud for education named-user and device licenses, and may also be eligible under the ETLA. Contact your Adobe sales representative for more details. Note that individual Creative Cloud memberships do not qualify for nonprofit pricing.

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