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Do you want to change careers or learn a new skill? Our R programming courses provide everything you need to go from beginner to fully qualified in only a few months.


Plus, we make learning R programming fun. Instead of boring videos, we teach with interactive coding exercises and fun projects that will impress potential employers.

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Everything you need to know to become fully qualified!

Data Analyst in R

Learn the necessary R skills to land your first job as a data analyst. Learn how to program with R to explore and extract data and create data visualizations. By the end, you’ll be able to present insights thanks to deep statistical analysis.
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88,747 learners enrolled

APIs and Web Scraping with R

Learn the web scraping skills you need to start or grow your data career. You’ll learn how to collect your own data from APIs and the web using R, and you’ll start data projects.
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2,602 learners enrolled

R Basics for Data Analysis

Learn how to analyze data using R, a powerful programming language widely used for statistical computing, and kick-start your data career. You’ll learn the fundamentals of R to prepare, explore, and analyze data.
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43,806 learners enrolled

Data Visualization with R

Get the crucial data analysis and visualization skills you need for any data job. You’ll learn the fundamentals of R to prepare, explore, analyze, and build data visualizations.
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7,621 learners enrolled

Probability and Statistics with R

Gain the probability and statistics skills you need to build solid foundations for your data career. You’ll learn basic statistical analysis and probability techniques as well as the fundamentals of R.
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5,258 learners enrolled

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Machine Learning in R

Learn how to optimize machine learning algorithms for better accuracy and performance of trained models using hyperparameter optimization.
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2,079 learners enrolled

Linear Regression in R

Learn the basics of the linear regression model and how to use linear regression for predictions and inferences using R.
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2,522 learners enrolled

Hypothesis Testing in R

Learn advanced statistical concepts like significance testing and multi-category chi-square testing, which will help you perform more advanced data analysis using R.
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1,673 learners enrolled

Conditional Probability in R

Learn to develop intermediate techniques to estimate probabilities using R. Our focus will be on learning how to calculate probabilities based on certain conditions
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1,349 learners enrolled

Intro to Probability in R

Learn the difference between theoretical and experimental probability, and you’ll calculate the probabilities for a variety of different events.
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1,624 learners enrolled

Intermediate Statistics in R

Learn how to summarize distributions using the mean, the median, and the mode — as well as when to use them. And much more!
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1,766 learners enrolled

Intro to Statistics in R

Learn several techniques for sampling data, such as random sampling and cluster sampling.
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4,056 learners enrolled

Intro to Web Scraping in R

Learn about web page structure, including the basics of HTML and CSS. You’ll also learn how to get the code from a page into your R workflow for cleaning.
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1,206 learners enrolled

Intermediate SQL in R

Learn how to frame business questions as advanced SQL queries — and how to write analysis to communicate the results of your work.
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2,466 learners enrolled

Data Structures in R

Learn the most common data structures, such as vectors, lists, matrices, and DataFrames in R.
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12,088 learners enrolled

Intro to Data Analysis in R

Learn the fundamentals of R. No previous coding experience is necessary. By the end, you’ll be writing simple computer programs to perform data analysis.
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37,796 learners enrolled

Intro to Data Cleaning in R

Learn how to perform common data cleaning tasks using the R programming language.
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5,442 learners enrolled

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Learn with fun R projects

Build a R programming project portfolio employers will love!

Analyze Data from Schools

Practice your data cleaning and analysis skills, and learn to use R Notebooks as you explore survey data.

Investigate COVID Trends

Perform practical data analysis and answer important questions about COVID-19 trends using a real dataset.

Analyze Forest Fire Data

Use data visualization techniques to explore data on forest fires.

Investigate Movie Ratings

Perform practical analysis on recent movie ratings to determine if Fandango is inflating their ratings.

Extract Government Data

Perform practical data extraction on real solar resource data using APIs.

Build an App for Addiction

Learn to use probability and combinatorics in a practical setting to help people struggling with lottery addiction.

Our learners achieve their career goals

88% report they learn better on Dataquest
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Christian L’Heureux

Analytics Manager

“Dataquest teaches me everything I need to know without the $50,000 degree. It’s self-paced, and I love learning by doing. It took away the guesswork of trying to learn by myself.”

Caitlin Whitlock

Research Scientist

“I like the way Dataquest is set up. On other platforms, I was wasting a lot of time searching for the specific information, but because of Dataquest’s paths, it was easy for me to learn what I needed in a logical sequence. Dataquest is pre-curated and super awesome.”

Christian L’Heureux

Christian L’Heureux

Analytics Manager

“Dataquest was an enormously helpful tool for me to develop my data analyst skills, and I credit it with getting me the job I have today. After trying DataCamp and Codecademy, I found Dataquest. I like the way Dataquest is structured, how each course is broken down. The project focus is a great way to make everything sink in.”

Learn R programming, risk free

We offer two guarantees. A 14-day, money-back guarantee, so that you can test-drive our entire platform without risk, and an ironclad satisfaction guarantee on our career paths. That means if you complete a career path and aren’t satisfied with your results, we’ll give you a full refund.


With Dataquest, there’s nothing to lose and everything to gain.

The Dataquest Way

The best way to learn R

Learn by writing code, not by watching videos

Video tutorials and “fill-in-the-blank” coding lessons just don’t work. Our lessons challenge students to rapidly apply what they learn using real code.

Learn by writing code, not by watching videos

Build a project portfolio

Hiring managers are sharp, so basic projects just won’t cut it. Thankfully, our projects are comprehensive and use real datasets. They perfectly showcase your skills and will make you stand out.

Build a project portfolio

Save time by learning only what you need to know

Navigating the best learning path is difficult, but Dataquest makes it simple. Our career paths will teach you everything you need to be fully qualified.

Save time by learning only what you need to know

Show off your skills with an R programming certificate

Our R programming certifications will help build your resume, maintain peak motivation, and give you something to show off on LinkedIn.

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FAQs about R prorgamming

How do I start learning R?

With Dataquest, getting started takes three simple steps.

Step 1: Select your learning path. Explore the different data roles, and determine which one is right for you. Pick a path, and complete your first course for free.

Step 2: Establish a learning habit. Learners who spend 5 or more hours a week are able to reach their desired outcome (97% of the time).

Step 3: Showcase your skills. Use the projects you’ll build on Dataquest to impress recruiters and grow your career.

Can I learn R in 1 year?

Absolutely! Most of our data science career paths can be completed in 2-7 months, depending on how many hours you commit per week.

Is it hard to learn R programming?

Learning R can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. To make it easy, there are three things that you must have:

  1. A platform that guides you on what to learn and when.
  2. Fun R projects that keep you highly motivated and help you apply what you learn using real code.
  3. A vibrant community to help you when you get stuck.


Thankfully, Dataquest has all of these things!

Do I need a degree to become a data scientist?

Absolutely not! It may help, but it’s not necessary. During the hiring process, an employer is trying to determine if you can actually do the job. As a result, a well-built data science project portfolio is a much better credential than education. Thankfully, Dataquest has tons of high-quality projects you can add to your portfolio.

What’s the easiest way to learn R?

While we may be a bit biased, we think the easiest and best way to learn R for data science is with Dataquest. Our R courses are built by experts, designed for beginners, and made with employers’ hiring conditions in mind.

Plus, unlike data science bootcamps or R certification programs, our subscription is very affordable.

Achieve your career goals

Join the millions of learners who used Dataquest to advance or change their career. With our 14-day money-back guarantee and free trial, you have absolutely nothing to lose by giving our platform a test drive.

Here’s how to get started. First, click the button below to sign up for a free account. Next, choose a path that aligns with your goals. Then, you’ll begin your first course and start learning! It’s that simple.

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