Discounts for College Students

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College students are expert penny-pinchers.

But there are more ways to save that don't involve eating cereal for a month straight.

Cut down on expenses with this list of 230+ discounts just for college students, including deals on laptops, music streaming, workout clothes and more. (Even free stuff for college students.)

Here's a look at 5 of our favorite deals:

Electronics

Tech is required for nearly everything nowadays - turning in schoolwork, clocking into a job, or chatting with friends. Score discounted laptops, tablets, and other equipment with this list of deals.

  • Apple: Students who buy an eligible Mac or iPad get a free pair of Airpods, 20% off of AppleCare+ and discounts on other accessories.
  • Lenovo: Verified students and teachers get 5% discount at Lenovo sitewide.
  • Microsoft: Students, parents, and military can get 10% off for selected regular-priced Surfaces, PCs, and accessories on the website.
  • Adorama: Verified college students get exclusive discount on Adorama website.
  • Dell: Students get an extra $100 off when they purchase select PCs and up to 25% off select monitors and accessories.
  • Abt: Students can get a unique promo code good for $50 off your purchase of $500 or more. Call 800-249-9376 to receive this discount.
  • Bose: Bose employees, employees of participating companies, and students with an .edu email address get special offers for Bose products.
  • Cobra: Verified teachers and students are eligible to receive a 5% discount at Cobra.
  • Focus Camera: Enrolled full-time students or educators at a US-based high school or college can get discounts on items like cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, studio and recording gear and more.
  • Fujitsu: Students and educators can receive 5% discount on select LIFEBOOK notebook and Tablet PCs available on Fujitsu web store. To get the discount, call 1-800-FUJITSU.
  • HP: Students can register on the HP website with an .edu email address to get the exclusive discounts.
  • JLab Audio: Students verified with Student Beans can use JLab Audio student discount code at the checkout to enjoy 20% off their order.
  • Samsung: Students and teachers can add 10% education discount to most other Samsung offers to save up to 30% on smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other purchases.
  • One Plus: Students can register with an .edu email, verify your .edu email in the User Center, or verify their student status with Student Beans to get up to 10% off any order.
  • Acer: Extra 10% discount and free shipping code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Urbanista: 20% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Razer: Students get 15% off for Razer gaming gear & Razer customs also 5% off for Razer blade laptops.
  • Belkin: 30% discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Skullcandy: Verified students get 20% off from Skullcandy.
  • Linksys: Up to 25% discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Steelseries: 15% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Back Market: All students get 6% off on everything in the store.
  • Uniqfind: 15% student discount code is offered by Uniqfind online.

Ready to buy that new laptop? Before you take the plunge, learn which times of the year are the best to buy your new laptop for maximum savings.

Online Services

The cost of subscription services can add up fast. Find student-exclusive discounts on music streaming, budgeting software, meditation apps, and more below.

Digital Subscription

  • Amazon Prime Student: Students with .edu email will get 6 first months free subscription trial to Amazon Prime then $6.49/month after trial.
  • Spotify + Hulu + SHOWTIME: Students above 18 verified with SheerID get first month free trial then $4.99/month of subscription.
  • Apple Music: Students enrolled in degree-granting universities and colleges can join Apple Music at a discounted monthly rate for up to 48 months, plus a free Apple TV + for a limited time after they subscribed the Apple Music.
  • New York Times: University students and educators with a valid school email get unlimited articles on any device for $2.00 every 4 weeks.
  • Wall Street Journal: Students and professors get exclusive discount to a membership of Wall Street Journal.
  • The Economist: Students get 50% off their first 12 weeks subscription.
  • Pro Football Focus: Verified students get 50% off on PFF EDGE & ELITE annual subscriptions.
  • Headspace: Students get exclusive subscription price on $9.99 per year on Headspace.
  • Hostinger: Additional 15% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Stellar: 20% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.

Software

  • GitHub: Eligible students can get free access of GitHub Student Developer Pack. To get access, students can apply on the web page.
  • Microsoft: Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud: Eligible students and teachers are able to get Adobe Creative Cloud for $19.99/month for first year, then $29.99/month after that.
  • Ableton: Students and teachers enrolled in an educational institution can save 40% on Live 10 Standard or Suite.
  • Evernote: Eligible students get 50% off a full year of Evernote Premium with a valid .edu or .ac school email address.
  • Ulysses: Students enrolled in high school, vocational school, college or university are eligible for Ulysses for Students which cost $10.99 for 6 months.
  • Norton: Students get exclusive discount up to 67% off for Norton antivirus plans, must be verified with Student Beans.
  • Corel: Students get up to 96% off retail price of Corel products.
  • You Need A Budget: College students can get You Need A Budget Program for free one year; must prove student status with ID, transcript, or tuition statement.
  • Jet Brains: Students and teachers from accredited educational institutions (high schools, colleges, and universities) are able to get free access to all JetBrains IDEs; must be enrolled in an accredited educational program that takes one or more years of full-time study to complete.
  • Last Pass: Students get 6 free month premium by submit valid .edu email address.
  • Autodesk: Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable if they remain eligible.
  • On The Hub: Students get Windows 10 Education for free through On The Hub.

Adulting Stuff

If you have to buy car insurance or phone service, you might as well get a deal, right? Get discounted policies, wireless plans, and even moving services, right here.

  • State Farm: Students with good grades get up to 25% discount from State Farm; valid until students turn 25.
  • Nationwide: Students age 16-24 with full-time high school or college students that maintain a minimum B average are qualified for student car insurance discount.
  • Allstate: Smart Student Discount is eligible for drivers under 25 that fulfill one of the following: (1) a full-time student with good grades, (2) complete the teenSMART driver education program, (3) attend school at least 100 miles away from where your car is garaged.
  • Farmers: Drivers under 25 years of age who are full-time students in high school or college and have good grades are qualified for auto insurance discounts.
  • Progressive: Good students with "B" average or better, or students who 22 years or younger in college more than 100 miles from the residence are eligible for car insurance discount.
  • Geico: Full-time students with a good academic record could be eligible for up to a 15% discount on certain insurance coverages.
  • Best Car Insurance for College Students: A guide on which car insurance companies offer the best policies (and discounts) for college students, even for those who drive infrequently.
  • AT&T: Students can get discount for AT&T wireless service through their school association.
  • CanvasChamp: Special 10% discounts are available for verified students, teachers, military & veterans, government employees and first respondents.
  • Penske: College students get 10% off truck rental by entering promo code STUDENT*.
  • Budget Truck: College students receive 20% off local moves and 15% off one-way moves, any day of the week. To get the discount, use code TRUKU.
  • Smartbox Moving and Storage: College student can get exclusive discounts for provided moving and storage services. To get the discount, call 1-877-627-8269.

Miscellaneous Stuff

  • Book Outlet: Students are eligible for 10% discount at Book Outlet online.
  • General Motors: Current college or graduate student or have graduated from a two or four year college within the past two years can get exclusive discount on General Motors for eligible vehicles.
  • Dollar Days: U.S. Armed Forces, students, teachers, first responders and government employees get 10% discount on every order.

Travel and Entertainment

All work and no play make for a very stressed-out student. Take a break from studying and score a little R&R with these travel discounts.

Hotels

  • Caesars Palace Las Vegas: Verified students and teachers get up to 35% off year-round discounts on hotel reservations made online.
  • Flamingo Las Vegas: Verified students are eligible for 35% off lowest rate discount of Flamingo Las Vegas.
  • The LINQ Las Vegas: Verified students are eligible for up to 35% off lowest rate discount of LINQ Las Vegas.

Movies, Museums and Sightseeing

  • AMC Theatres: Students with a valid student ID get special pricing at AMC Theatres every day.
  • Met Opera: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students with a valid student ID can get special student rate available online, by phone, and at the Box Office.
  • Carnegie Hall: Verified Student Insiders can purchase $10 tickets online, over the phone, and Hope and Robert F. Smith Chairman Student Seats at the Box Office.
  • Memphis Symphony: Students can purchase one $10 ticket per concert with their student ID.
  • New England Aquarium: College students get $2 off one full-priced adult Aquarium admission ticket by having valid student ID.
  • Broadway in Chicago: Students can get tickets as low as $14.50 for select performances.
  • Lincoln Center: Student with valid student ID get varies discounts at Lincoln Center.
  • Art Institute Chicago: Students get tickets for $6 less than the standard adult ticket.
  • Denver Art Museum: Students get tickets for $2-$3 less than the standard adult tickets.
  • Houston Ballet: College students can get rush tickets for $15.00 in the 90 minutes prior to the start of the performance, depending upon availability.

Transportation

  • New Jersey Transit: Full-time college students enrolled in participated university can get 25% discount on NJ TRANSIT Monthly Passes.
  • Coach USA: College students with valid ID are eligible for discounts on scheduled routes.
  • Amtrak: Students with a valid student ID get 15% discounts for trains in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin, plus two carry-on bags for free.
  • Amtrak: Students ages 13 - 25 can enjoy a 15% savings on select routes in California. The promo is valid until January 31, 2021.

Food and Home Goods

In the market for a new mattress? Running low on protein powder? Stock up on home and food essentials at a discounted price with this list.

Food, Supplements and Meal Subscriptions

  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Certain universities offer promos at Buffalo Wild Wings for college basketball.
  • Freshly: Verified students with a Student Beans account can receive personalized promo code for 15% off any meal plan for 4 weeks.
  • Home Chef: Verified students receive 50% discount applied for first order on the payment page under the 'Order Summary' section.
  • The Plug: 15% student discount on recovery supplements is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Illy: Students get exclusive 25% off sitewide and the discount code is for one time only.
  • Pure Formulas: 10% discount on health supplements for verified students and teachers.
  • My Protein: Students can choose My Protein student trusted partners to get exclusive discounts.

Furniture and D├ęcor

  • Pottery Barn: Students enjoy 15% discount from the order at Pottery Barn with .edu email address or valid college ID. To get the discount code they need to fill form on the web page.
  • Value City Furniture: Teachers and students can get 15% off at VCF.com or participating Value City Furniture or American Signature Furniture stores from 8/4/20 to 9/7/20.
  • American Signature Furniture: Teachers and students can enjoy 15% off online at VCF.com or at participating Value City Furniture or American Signature Furniture stores from 8/4/20 to 9/7/20.
  • Overstock: Teachers and studens get free membership of Club O. To get free membership, they need to verify their eligibility with ID.me.
  • EP Design Lab Lighting: 20% student discount code is offered by EP Design Lab online to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Eight Sleep: Verified students can get exclusive discount at Eight Sleep.
  • Purple: Students and teachers get 10% off by verified their school issued ID.

Kitchen Appliances and Drinkware

  • Nutribullet: 21% student discount is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Corkcicle: Students and teachers are eligible for 15% discount on every order through ID.me.
  • Appliances Connection: Verified students get $50 off from $1000 or more purchase.
  • S'Well: All students get 15% off by registering on the web page.
  • Muji: Students get 10% discount at Muji on selected items.

Clothing

As comfy as it is, your college hoodie can only take so much wear-and-tear. Dress to impress with these clothing discounts.

  • Top Shop: Students verified with Student Beans get 20% discount at Topshop online.
  • Allen Edmonds: Students, veterans and active military members get 15% discount if they are verified through ID.me.
  • Leonisa: Verified students get 15% off sitewide.
  • Jockey: Verified students get 10% discount at Jockey.
  • South Moon Under: College students, teacher, faculty or staff at a K-12 or degree-granting university can get 10% discount from South Moon Under.
  • ASOS: Students can get 10% off with a completed form on the ASOS website.
  • Hanes: Actively enrolled college students get an additional 10% off at Hanes.com.
  • Joe's Jeans: Students get 15% off from Joe's Jeans order. They need to be verified through Student Beans first to get the discount code.
  • Madewell: Any current teachers or college students age 16 or older with a valid ID can receive 20% discount in stores and online.
  • Modcloth: Students are eligible for 25% student discount at ModCloth if verified with Student Beans.
  • Vineyard Vines: For all K-12 students, parents of students, college & grad students and teachers, Vineyard Vines is offering 50% off for most products.
  • Original Penguin: Students verified with Student Beans get 15% discount at Original Penguin.
  • Champion: Students get 10% discount at Champion website.
  • Chi Chi London: Students get 20% off for party dresses. They need to get verified with Student Beans before getting discount code.
  • Dorothy Perkins: Students verified with Student Beans are eligible for 20% discount at Dorothy Perkins.
  • Just My Size: Just My Size give 10% discount to students that verified by ID.me.
  • Nasty Gal: Nasty Gal offers 55% student discount online for students verified with Student Beans.
  • TBDress: 15% TBDress student discount is offered to eligible students verified with Student Beans.
  • Boohoo: Boohoo partnered up with Student Beans and UniDays to offer exclusive discounts for students.
  • Andrew Christian: Students verified with Student Beans are eligible for 30% off discount code online at Andrew Christian.
  • Pretty Little Thing: Students verified with Student Beans are able to use PrettyLittleThing student discount code online at the checkout to enjoy extra 10% off order.
  • Ted Baker: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Showpo: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • In The Style: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Bluebella: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Princess Polly: Get $20 off on purchases $99+ at Princess Polly with Student Beans.
  • Lounge Underwear: 15% student discount code.
  • I Saw It First: 50% student discount code is offered by I Saw It First online. Students can get the discount code only if they can verify their student status at Student Beans.
  • Skinny Dip: 20% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Zaful: Extra 20% discount for verified college students.
  • Peppermayo: 15% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • True Religion: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Ardene: Extra 10% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Ivory Ella: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Dresslily: Students verified with Student Beans get 20% student discount + free shipping on purchase over $49 at Dresslily.
  • Need Supply: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Modibodi: 10% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Twisted Tailor: 15% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Fatface: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Thistle and Spire: 20% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Rue21: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Mulberry Grand: 15% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Aurate New York: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Ryderwear: 10% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Perry Ellis: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Botkier: 20% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Bebe: 20% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Oliver Bonas: 20% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Samuel Windsor: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Goodwill: Students receive 10% off their entire purchase every Thursday. They must show their valid student ID to get the discount.
  • Miss Selfridge: 10% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Topo Design: 10% student discount + free shipping on orders over $50 offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • UNIQLO: Students can take $15 off your $75+ purchase with school verification for a limited time.

Athletic and Outdoor

  • Moose Jaw: Verified students get 20% discount of full-priced purchases on Moosejaw.
  • Nike: Nike offers a 20% discount to verified, eligible high school, college, and university students in the US (the discount is upgraded from 10% to 20% for limited time).
  • JackRabbit: 15% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Sweaty Betty: 20% student discount code is offered to students verified with Student Beans.
  • Outdoor Voices: Students can get exclusive offers by sign up for OVU (perks program for college students) with .edu email. The exclusive offers include 20% off in stores and online, exclusive $78 Kits for students, and invites to OVU events nearby.
  • The North Face: All verified, eligible college and university students in the U.S. are offered 10% discount on The North Face.
  • Handful: College students and teachers get 10% off discount code at Handful.
  • Stadium Goods: 5% student discount + free shipping code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Barbell Apparel: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Cupshe: Students verified with Student Beans can get various exclusive discounts with Cupshe.
  • Gymshark: Students get 10% off at Gymshark website; must be verified with Student Beans.

Accessories and Beauty

Once you've secured a new outfit, the shoes, sunglasses and jewelry are the icing on the cake. Accessorize with these deals and discounts.

Accessories

  • Cool Frames: Students and teachers get $20 off for every $200 they spend; must be verified by ID.me.
  • EyeBuyDirect: 20% student discount + free shipping code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Popsockets: 15% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Rastaclat: 20% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Jomashop: $10 off for $100+ spend student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Zeal Optics: Verified students have the access of exclusive 40% off discount.

Bags

  • Vera Bradley: Verified college students get special 15% discount on verabradley.com.
  • Douche Bags: 10% off code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Peak Design: Verified students are offered by Peak Design exclusive discount for most items.
  • Violet Ray: 50% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Marc Jacobs: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.

Beauty

  • Sigma Beauty: Sigma Beauty offers 10% discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • e.l.f Cosmetics: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Inkbox: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Look Fantastic: Unlock 20% student discount at Look Fantastic with Student Beans.
  • Benefit Cosmetics: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Every Man Jack: 25% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Winky Lux: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • 100% Pure: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Soko Glam: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Milk Makeup: 10% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • The Art of Shaving: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Face Theory: 25% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • No b.s.: Exclusive 40% off discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Nest New York: 15% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Proactiv: 10% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.

Jewelry

  • Clean Origin: Clean Origin is offering students $100 off any purchase that includes a lab-grown diamond.
  • Best Brilliance: Verified students, and nurses get 10% off at Best Brilliance.
  • Ritani: 25% student discount code on selected items for students verified with Student Beans.

Shoes

  • Sperry: Verified students and teachers get 20% off at Sperry's website.
  • Keds: Students and teachers get 20% off at Ked's website.
  • Saucony: Verified students, teachers & military members can join exclusive program as Saucony VIP to get 20% off from purchase.
  • Hunter Boots: 20% discount at Hunter Boots online for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Grasshoppers: 20% off applies to U.S. orders placed by verified students, teachers, nurses, and first responders on Grasshoppers.com.
  • Keen: 30% off for $100 order or more student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Nicekicks: 5% student discount code for students verified with Student Beans.
  • ShoesPie: 20% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Seavees: 20% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Fitflop: 25% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Schutz: 20% student discount code is for students verified with Student Beans.
  • Jack Rogers: 10% student discount for students verified with Student Beans.

Free Stuff for College Students

Discounts are great, but nothing beats free. Stock up on freebies for software, apps, food and more, right here.

  • Free Food on Campus: A database of free food on campuses in the US.
  • Kindle Unlimited: Kindle Unlimited offers free membership for the first two months.
  • The Washington Post: After signing up to the free Amazon Prime Student, students can automatically gain access to the Washington Post online for free for six months.
  • Office 365 Education: Students from eligible institutions are given free Office 365 Education.
  • YouTube Premium: Students with new YouTube Premium get the first month free.
  • LastPass Premium: Students with LastPass Premium software get six months free.
  • Down Dog Apps: Free fitness apps by Down Dog until January 21,2021. Fitness classes include yoga, HIIT, barre and 7 minute workout.
  • Thrive Market Membership: Students get free membership. They gain access to Thrive Market's discounts and resources
  • Angelika Film Center Popcorn: Every Tuesday students get discounted ticket prices.
  • Best Investment Apps for Beginners: A list of investing apps that give you the opportunity to grow your money, some even for free.

Banking

Software

  • Autodesk Products: Free one year educational access to Autodesk products and services.
  • Axure RP license: Free one-year subscription to Axure RP (an education license) for students.
  • Intel Software: Free software for students to be used for personal purposes.
  • PTC Software: Free PTC Software for students.
  • Tableau License: Free one-year Tableau license for eligible students through Tableau for Students Program.
  • US Mobile Prepaid Sim Card Starter Kit: Students of partner universities can get a free prepaid US Mobile SIM card Starter Kit from their school's Student Services Office.
  • Basecamp: Free Basecamp tool. Basecamp is a project management tool for productivity, organization and better communication.
  • MSC Software's Student Editions: Free MSC Software's Student Editions for students.
  • GitHub Student Developer Pack: Free access to GitHub Student Developer Pack.
  • JetBrains: Free Renewable Educational Licenses for coding with best-in-class development tools.

Bottom Line

As a college student, you may be short on cash. But there's no need to cut out every expense just to be responsible. Instead, look for deals and discounts (like the ones in this list) before you make a purchase.

It's a win-win: you won't feel deprived, and you'll save quite a bit of money over time. Best of all, you can then brag about your smart saving to your parents.

They'll be so proud.

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