PTC Academic Products

Academic Products

PTC’s suite of products work together to help you every step of the way from design to creation. With PTC Academic, students and professors are able to leverage industry standard product design and development tools in the classroom. Create, design, and innovate with PTC Academic software.


Creo provides students the opportunity to work with the industry standard 3D CAD software, enabling them to take ideas and concepts and bring them to life. Our campus-wide license enables up to 500 students to create, analyze, view, and share the products of the future. Leverage breakthrough capabilities in additive manufacturing, model-based definition, and smart connected design. Students and teachers can take their CAD skills to the next level with online trainings from PTC University.

Start Modeling in Creo

"We teach courses based on what the industry is using, which is why we teach Creo. And if I can teach my students quicker and easier while providing the skills that industry needs, that’s even better."
Gary Lamit, Professor, De Anza College


A cutting-edge product that combines technology, interactive online courses, and hands-on learning to engage students in the Internet of Things. ThingWorx creates smart connected applications with access for an educator and a classroom of up to 100 students. Through our classroom resources you can build projects that enable practical, hands-on experience. Engaging videos, project-based challenges, and dynamic learning exercises can be accessed on-demand with PTC University.

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"Having access to ThingWorx, a real world IoT platform, has helped our students develop and grow. It is excellent preparation for their future careers."
Jari-Pekka Paalassalo


Vuforia Studio provides all the components needed for students and educators to quickly and easily develop augmented reality experiences. AR is made easy with access for 10 educators and their students to publish up to 2,500 public AR experiences. Faster AR authoring through the drag and drop interface makes it easy for students with no prior coding knowledge to get up and running quickly. Vuforia is hosted by PTC for use inside and outside the classroom.


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"When empowered with Vuforia Studio, students were able to explore the possibilities of augmented reality, visualizing and sharing complex information in novel ways."
Yuri Hovanski

Student Offerings

PTC Academic is committed to preparing students for their future careers by providing them with free and discounted versions of the software used by industry leaders.

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