Whether full-time or part-time, being a student can be tough. Not only do you have piles of homework to tackle, but tuition fees, the cost of textbooks, and even living expenses can pile up quickly. Between lectures, homework, and socializing with friends, it may be difficult to squeeze in a job to help curb those expenses.
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But don’t let the cost of a good education get you down. A diploma is well worth it, and with these 90+ student discounts, you can save even more of your money. Best of all, many of these discounts are for restaurants, retailers, and even electronics shops, meaning you can save on fun activities. Check for your favorite stores in our list below, and if you know of a student discount we missed, let us know in the comments!
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Student Discounts for Retailers
Alex and Ani | 10% off for students when you show your ID at an Alex and Ani store.
Amazon Student | Students are eligible for a 6-month free trial of Amazon Prime. Once the trial expires, students can sign up for a Prime membership for only $49 per year (50% off the regular price) for 4 years. Free trial excludes streaming.
Once your four-year student edition of Amazon Prime ends, there’s no reason to cancel. Free two-day shipping, and free video and music streaming are only a few reasons why Amazon Prime is a must-have.
ASOS | 10% off for students when you fill out a short form and receive your unique student discount code that’s valid for the entire academic year.
Banana Republic | 15% off full-price purchases in stores with student ID.
Betabrand | 15% off for students
♦ Charlotte Russe | Show your student ID and receive 10% off any in-store purchase.
Club Monaco | 20% off in stores and online for college students when you submit your valid .edu email address and receive a unique code.
♦ Eastern Mountain Sports | Get 15% off full-price national brand items and 20% off all full-price Eastern Mountain Sports brand items with a valid student ID. In-store only.
Goodwill | Percentage off and days vary by location. Check for a Goodwill near you here.
J.Crew | 15% off full-price items for college students when you show a valid student ID in stores.
Jo-Ann Fabric | Both high school and college students can receive 10% off every purchase and receive two coupons when you register for the Jo-Ann Student Discount Program.
Madewell | 15% off for students when you show a valid student ID at checkout.
Medelita | Discounts on scrubs and lab coats when you scan and upload a photo of your student ID.
Paul C Buff | 10% off photographic lighting equipment with student ID, a note from a professor on school letterhead, or a copy of your current registration or tuition receipt with your name, the name of your school, and your current enrollment status in the current semester.
PBteen | 10% off for students when you sign up with a valid .edu email or use a valid college ID.
Sally Beauty Supply | Get a Beauty Student Savings card featuring exclusive discounts when you show your school ID and complete an application in store.
Sam’s Club | Free $15 gift card when you sign up for or renew a collegiate membership.
Sears | 10-50% off tools and equipment for tech and vocational students when you sign up.
Tanger Outlets | Show your university ID at Tanger Shopper Services to receive a free Tanger coupon book.
The Limited | 15% off in-store purchases when you show your student ID.
West Elm | 15% off for students when you register with your valid student ID.
Software & Electronics Discounts for Students
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Ableton | Students save up to 40% on music editing software.
Adobe | 60% off the Adobe Creative Cloud, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and more.
Apple | Students can save up to $200 on a new Mac and up to $20 on a new iPad.
AT&T | If your student email is eligible, receive discounts on your monthly wireless service, devices, and more.
Autodesk | Autodesk offers free student licenses of its software.
Best Buy | Students can sign up with a valid .edu email and shop Best Buy’s College Student Deals page.
Das Keyboard | Students can get 20% off a keyboard plus free shipping.
Dell | Dell University offers special discounts for students.
Fujitsu | Students are eligible for a 5% discount on select LIFEBOOK notebooks and tablet PCs available in the online store.
HP | Up to 20% off HP products and free shipping on all orders when you sign up for HP Academy.
i.materialise | Get 10% off 3D printing services when you verify your .edu email address.
Lenovo | Students can purchase discounted laptops, tablets, and desktop computers.
Microsoft | Offers a variety of discounts to students, including 10% off your order at the Microsoft store.
Newegg | Students at qualifying institutions get a free year of Newegg Premier, including free expedited shipping, exclusive deals, free shipping on returns, and the ability to add up to four friends and family members to your Premier account.
Norton | Students receive discounts on Norton security software.
Squarespace | Students from participating colleges receive 50% off their first year of Squarespace.
T-Mobile | Verify your eligibility and receive a coupon code for a one-time discount to save $48 on smartphones and tablets.
Waves | 35% off Waves plugins and bundles for students when you use a valid .edu email and complete a student discount application form.
Discounts for Students at Restaurants
♦ Arby’s | Get 10% off at participating locations with a valid student ID.
Dairy Queen | Discount cards or special Student Meal Deals are offered to students with a valid ID. Varies by location.
Izzo’s | Get 10% off all day every Tuesday when you show your student ID at participating locations.
McDonald’s | Students receive a free hamburger, cheeseburger, or Mcflurry when you purchase an extra value meal and present your student ID.
Shoney’s | 15% off for students when you show your student ID.
♦ Subway | Show your student ID and receive 10% off at participating locations.
♦ TCBY | Receive 15% off at participating locations when you show your student ID.
Student Discounts for Entertainment
AMC Theaters } Students are eligible for discount tickets at participating locations.
Arden Theater Co. | Students are eligible for a variety of discounts on tickets, including a $2 ticket discount on all performances.
Art Institute of Chicago | $19 admission with high school or college student ID (normally $25). $14 for Chicago residents.
Asian Art Museum (San Francisco) | $10 admission with student ID (normally $15) for ages 13-17.
Blue Man Group | If you’re in Boston, Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, or Orlando and want to see Blue Man Group, you can get student rush tickets at a deep discount by going to the box office 1 hour before show time with valid student ID.
Brooklyn Museum | $10 admission with student ID.
California Academy of Sciences | $29.95 admission with student ID (normally $34.95).
Carnegie Hall | $10 student tickets for select Carnegie Hall presentations.
Cinemark | Present your student ID and receive a discount (varies by location, participating locations only).
Guggenheim | $18 admission with student ID (normally $25).
Houston Ballet | $10 rush tickets with valid student ID.
La Brea Tar Pits | $9-16 with student ID (normally $12-19).
Metropolitan Opera | Discount tickets available beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of the performance, pending availability, for students with a valid full-time undergraduate or graduate ID.
MOCA (Los Angeles) | $6 admission with student ID (normally $12).
MoMA | Free admission to students at select universities with valid ID.
National History Museum (Los Angeles) | $9-$19 admission with student ID (normally $12-$22).
Museum of the City of NY | $10 admission with student ID.
New England Aquarium | College students can get discounted aquarium tickets for $24.95, tickets for standard presentations at the Simons IMAX Theatre for only $7.95, or Aquarium/IMAX combo tickets for $29.95 when you show a valid student ID.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art | Student admission is $14 (normally $20) and student membership is $40 (normally $75).
The Wilma Theater | $10 student tickets with a valid ID.
Whitney Museum | $18 admission with student ID (normally $22).
Media Services Discounts for Students
The Economist | Students can save up to 86% on subscriptions to The Economist.
NY Times | Students can read the latest issue online for only $1 per week with a valid .edu email address.
Rdio | 50% off for students attending eligible schools.
Spotify | 50% off Spotify Premium for students — only $4.99.
Wall Street Journal | Students can read the Wall Street Journal for just $1 per week with a valid school email address.
Student Discounts for Transportation
Amtrak | Students 16 years and older can save 10% on adult rail fares and earn points toward Amtrak travel when they sign up for a Student Advantage Card.
Coach USA/Shortline | Students receive a 15% discount on a Short Line bus ticket originating in or going to the college city or town shown on their ID.
General Motors | College students can save hundreds to thousands of dollars on GM vehicles.
Greyhound | Students can get 20% off Greyhound travel and 40% off shipping with the Student Advantage Discount Card.
Penske Truck Rental | 10% off all truck rentals plus an additional 10% off if you book your one-way rental online for students.
Student Discounts for Insurance
Allstate | Single, full-time students under the age of 25 can save up to 20% for getting good grades with the Good Student Discount.
Esurance | Full time high school/college students under 25 with at least a 3.0 GPA may receive up to 10% on liability, collision, and medical payment coverages.
Farmers Insurance | Drivers under 25 who are full-time students and have good grades may qualify for a discount.
Geico | Full time students with a good academic record may be eligible for up to a 15% discount on certain coverages. (In most states, policyholders between the ages of 16 and 25, who are full-time students with a “B” average or better, are eligible for this discount.)
Nationwide | Full-time high school or college students ages 16-24 with a minimum “B” average may receive a discount on car insurance.
State Farm | Save up to 25% when you get good grades. The discount lasts even after you graduate, up until you turn 25.
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