9 Resources for the Best College Student Tech Deals


college student tech deals

Being a college student comes with a lot of perks like discounts on computers and other back to school tech. The trick is finding the best deals for you. Here’s a list of exclusive college student tech deals and a few bonus offers available to all.

1. MacMall

Take advantage of MacMall’s education pricing and get up to $190 in free gifts. For Mac orders, your gift will include a $100 Restaurant.com gift card, a Soren MacBook Pro Sleeve and a SwissGear backpack. Buy an iPad or iPhone and get a Restaurant.com gift card, a Soren iPad sleeve and Global Galazy stereo earbuds. The promo is only available for phone and retail store orders.

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2. Apple

Get a $50 Apple Store gift card when you buy an iPad or iPhone for college or a $100 gift card when you buy a Mac. You’ll also get dollars off your iPad or Mac purchase with education pricing.

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3. Dell

Take advantage of Dell’s Student Exclusive Offer. Get a free tablet when you purchase select laptop and desktop computers. Sign up for the Dell Advantage Loyalty Program to earn 10% back in rewards.

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4. Best Buy

Sign up with your .edu email address at Best Buy and save up to 25% with special, student only coupon codes. Save $100 on MacBooks, get a $50 Xbox gift card and Forza 5 with a Xbox One Console with Kinect purchase, and 30% off all Incase backpacks and laptop sleeves–just to name a few!

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5. Microsoft

Students, faculty and staff can save 10% or more on all windows PCs and on the Surface tablet too. In addition, get 10% off accessories.

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6. Amazon Prime

College students can score a free 6-month trial of Amazon Prime and save 50% off prime after the trial. Kindle owners of all ages can take advantage of Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited program. You’ll have access to hundreds of thousands of eBooks for just $9.99 a month.

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7. Staples

Everyone can take advantage of the new back to school 110% price match guarantee at Staples. They’ll match a competitor’s lower price (including Amazon), plus further discount it by 10% of the difference.

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8. eBay

Not only is eBay a great site to sell your old electronics to make some cash, it is also a place where you can get new or slightly used electronics for a great deal. Their Money-Back Guarantee ensures that you’ll get what you paid for – or you money back. Be sure to use your credit when paying with PayPal and you’ll be doubly protected.

9. Craigslist

A virtual bulletin board that’s specific to your city, Craigslist has a marketplace where you can buy and sell items for free. The best part is that you don’t have to pay shipping and, in most cases, you can test something out prior to purchase. Be sure to read Craigslist’s Safety Section to learn how to buy safely.

Already have all the tech you could possibly want? Then take advantage of college discounts on clothing! J.Crew and Banana Republic both offer a 15% discount to all teachers and college students when they shop in store and show a school ID at checkout.


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