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February 15, 2017

50 Sweet Discounts For College Students

50 Sweet Discounts For College Students

Being a college student is expensive. Between groceries, nights out with friends, textbooks—and, of course, your tuition payments—it can be tough to make a limited budget work. Thankfully, there are a ton of companies that offer student discounts to make your life easier!

Entertainment Discounts

⋆ Both AMC and Regal Theaters offer $1 off regular movies and $2 off 3D films at off-peak times for students with a valid college ID.

⋆ The vast majority of museums, including The Isabella Stewart Gardener MuseumThe Museum of Fine ArtThe Museum of ScienceThe Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, offer significant student ratess if not free admission.

⋆ Boston-area students can get $6 off admission to the Boston Duck Tours, reduced admission to The New England Aquarium, and $4 off admission to the Skywalk Observatory. 

 Food & Restaurant Discounts

⋆ Your student ID will get you 10% off your meal at most Arby’sBen & Jerry’s, Buca Di Beppo, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burger KingDairy QueenJ.P. LicksMcDonald’sPanda Express, Pizza HutSubwaySweet Tomatoes, and Waffle House locations.

⋆ Get a free drink with your purchase from Chick-fil-AChipotle, and Qdoba with a valid student ID.

⋆ Kroger grocery stores give students a 5% cut on food.

⋆ Students who show a college ID at Dunkin’ Donuts will get a 10% cut.

Retail Dicounts

⋆ Bring your school ID to any Ann Taylor, Banana RepublicExpressBrooks Brothers, J.CrewKate SpadeLevi’s, Madewell, Pottery Barn TeenRalph Lauren, or The Limited store to get up to 15% off of your purchase.

⋆ Get a Free Club O Gold Membership (a $19.95 value) from Overstock, which offers free shipping and access to exclusive deals.

 Club Monaco gives students 20% off both in-store and online.

⋆ Dockers has a Dockers Student Discount that takes 20% off online orders.

Magazines & Newspaper Discounts

 The EconomistThe New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal offer a $1 a week digital subscription to those with a valid student email address. 

Electronics & Digital Service Discounts

⋆ Apple offers an ever-changing range of cheap items for students, including Beats headphones, laptops, and iPads.

⋆ Students enrolled in qualifying colleges can get the Office Suite for free from Microsoft.

⋆ Creative Cloud subscriptions from Adobe are 60% for those with a valid school email address.

⋆ The Sony Education Store has special pricing for college students, with most rates coming in at around 10% off.

⋆ Students at qualifying schools can get Apple Music for $5 a month, 50% off a Spotify subscription, and Tidal for $4.99 a month.

⋆ Dell has a student program—Dell University—that offers a number of wicked cheap deals and packages specifically for college students.

Transportation & Travel Discounts

 Amtrak has a 15% year-round rate for students under the age of 25.

⋆ Greyhound has a Student Advantage Discount Card that gets you 20% off unrestricted tickets and 40% off package shipments sent through Greyhound Package Xpress.

⋆ Students under 27 can get 35% off the standard adult fare for Eurail passes and tickets.

Insurance Discounts

 Allstate InsuranceEsurance, Geico, Nationwide InsuranceState Farm, and Travelers Insurance all have a Good Student deals for college students under the age of 25 with a minimum B-average.

⋆ Farmers has a cut for college students who rank in the top 20% of their class, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, or are on the Dean’s List or the Honor Roll.

Miscellaneous Discounts

 Amazon offers many deals for those with a college email address, including free two-day shipping for six months.

⋆ With your student ID on hand, you can save up to 30% on your first shipped document and 20% on package shipping at FedEx Office. This can come in handy if you need to ship something home or if you’re reselling your textbooks through a resale service.

⋆ Need a haircut? Supercuts has students covered with 20% off.

 Sam’s Club has membership price for students that vary by location, but all students who join receive a $15 gift card.

⋆ Pre-med students can get 15% off scrubs with the Student Discount Program at Medelita.

 Jiffy Lube will give you either $10 off or 10% off when you show them your student ID.

⋆ Register with your college email address on Best Buy‘s website to get student-specific prices and sales sent to your inbox.

What’s the best thing you’ve ever bought with a student discount? Let us know in the comments section below!

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