Qualifications for G Suite for Education

G Suite for Education is a suite of free Google apps tailored specifically for schools. It is available globally to all educational institutions that qualify. Google reserves the right to determine an organization's eligibility for G Suite for Education and it takes about 2 weeks to process an application.

To qualify for G Suite for Education

K12 schools and higher-education institutions are eligible for G Suite for Education if they meet the criteria described below. The institution applying for G Suite for Education must submit the application. In addition, your school, college, or institution must confirm that it:

  • Has verified not-for-profit status.
  • Is a government-recognized, formally-accredited educational institution delivering nationally or internationally-approved certifications at primary, secondary, or third level.

Institutions not eligible for G Suite for Education

  • Organizations that get academic or operational funding from national or local government, such as military academies and public libraries, do not qualify for G Suite for Education. G Suite Business may be a good option instead. For more information, see Choose your G Suite edition.
  • Other registered nonprofit organizations do not qualify but may be eligible for G Suite for Nonprofits.

How the qualifications work

Here are some examples of fictional schools and organizations to explain how the qualifications work.

Qualifies Doesn't qualify
Park Elementary School Park University fraternities, sororities, and student organizations
Park Middle School Park sports teams, clubs, or instructional classes
Park High School Third-party IT provider for Park Schools
Park School District Park City Doctors Association
Park Technical College Park teacher or student website or blog
Park Community College Park Driving School
Park University Park Church
Park University Department of Computer Science Park Public Library

Ready to sign up?

If your organization meets the above requirements, please sign up for G Suite for Education.

When you complete and submit your application for G Suite for Education, you are automatically entered into a 14-day trial while our Approval Team processes your application.

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