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Journey® Student Rewards from Capital One®

 

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3.8/5.0 from 25 Offer Ratings
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  • Rewards Rate Earn 1% cash back on all purchases*
  • Bonus Cash Back Earn 25% bonus on cash back you earn each month you pay on time*
  • Credit Limit Increase Higher credit line after 5 on-time monthly payments*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Fair Credit

    Credit cards for fair credit are intended for those with a credit score between 600 - 659.

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    Average/Fair/Limited
  • Card Brand Visa

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  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 1% cash back on all your purchases. Pay on time to boost your cash back to a total of 1.25% for that month
  • There’s no limit to the amount of cash back you can earn, and rewards don't expire
  • Get access to a higher credit line after making your first 5 monthly payments on time
  • Pay no annual or foreign transaction fees
  • Fraud coverage if your card is lost or stolen
  • Pick the monthly due date that works best for you

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Discover it® for Students

 

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3.9/5.0 from 27 Offer Ratings
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  • Intro Purchase APR 0% for 6 Months*
  • Rewards Rate 5% cash back in bonus categories, 1% on everything else*
  • Exclusive Bonus Offer Discover will match all the cash back you earn your first year*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Fair Credit

    Credit cards for fair credit are intended for those with a credit score between 600 - 659.

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    Fair Credit
  • Card Brand Discover

Highlights

  • Discover matches all the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year - automatically. Only for new cardmembers.
  • Earn 5% cash back in new bonus categories each quarter like gas, restaurants, Amazon.com and more, up to the quarterly maximum each time you activate. Plus, unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases.
  • Good Grades Rewards: $20 cash back each school year your GPA is 3.0 or higher for up to the next 5 years.
  • No annual fee. No late fee on first late payment. No APR change for paying late.
  • Get 100% U.S. based customer service & your FICO® Credit Score for free on monthly statements & online.
  • Freeze It® on/off switch for your account that prevents new purchases, cash advances & balance transfers in seconds.
  • 0% intro APR on purchases for 6 months, then the standard variable purchase APR of 13.24% - 22.24%.
  • Click "Apply Now" to see rates, rewards, FICO® Credit Score terms, Cashback Match™ details & other information.

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Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card for College Students

 

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3.9/5.0 from 21 Offer Ratings
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  • Intro Purchase APR 0%* for 7 Months on Purchases
  • Rewards Rate 2 ThankYou Points on restaurants & entertainment*
  • Regular Purchase APR 14.24% - 24.24%* (Variable)
  • Annual Fee $0*
  • Credit Needed
     
    Fair Credit

    Credit cards for fair credit are intended for those with a credit score between 600 - 659.

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    Good
  • Card Brand MasterCard

Highlights

  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 2,500 bonus ThankYou® Points after spending $500 within the first 3 months of cardmembership.
  • 2 ThankYou® Points per dollar spent on purchases for dining at restaurants and entertainment. 
  • 1 ThankYou® Point on other purchases.
  • Points earned with this card do not expire and there is no limit to the amount of points you can earn.
  • Redeem ThankYou Points for merchandise, travel rewards, gift cards, cash and more
  • Travel with ease and enjoy global acceptance with Chip Technology
  • No annual fee*

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Discover it® chrome for Students

 

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(7) Over the Past 60 Days!
  • Intro Purchase APR 0% for 6 Months*
  • Bonus Rewards 2% Cash Back*
  • Exclusive Bonus Offer Discover will match all the cash back you earn your first year*
  • Annual Fee $0
  • Credit Needed
     
    Fair Credit

    Credit cards for fair credit are intended for those with a credit score between 600 - 659.

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    Fair Credit
  • Card Brand Discover

Highlights

  • Discover matches all the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year - automatically. Only for new cardmembers.
  • 2% cash back at restaurants and gas stations on up to $1,000 in combined purchases every quarter - no sign-ups needed. 1% cash back on all your other purchases.
  • Good Grades Rewards: $20 cash back each school year your GPA is 3.0 or higher for up to the next 5 years.
  • No annual fee. No late fee on first late payment. No APR change for paying late.
  • Get 100% U.S. based customer service & your FICO® Credit Score for free on monthly statements & online.
  • Freeze It® on/off switch for your account that prevents new purchases, cash advances & balance transfers in seconds.
  • 0% intro APR on purchases for 6 months, then the standard variable purchase APR of 13.24% - 22.24%.
  • Click "Apply Now" to see rates, rewards, FICO® Credit Score terms, Cashback Match™ details & other information.

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Reward credit cards for students can provide a simple way to manage all of those college expenses and also get something back for doing so. These credit cards allow you to earn rewards points based on what you spend. For example, you may earn one percent on the purchases you make back in cash or back in rewards that you can redeem for gift certificates, merchandise or travel rewards. Even better, some cards give you more back for specific types of purchases. For example, you may earn one percent cash back most purchases, but five percent catch back on a specific category for the month or quarter which may include gas purchases, grocery purchases, restaurants and so on. Look for those cards that give you the most for the types of purchases you make.

When selecting reward credit cards for students, consider the amount you earn, where you can redeem the points and any restrictions that apply. Some cards limit how much you can earn annually while others restrict the types of purchases that count. Many do offer great offers to get you started including bonus offers, introductory APR rates and even balance transfers. Low APR rates are important for those who carry a balance, but for those that pay off their balance in full each month, be use these credit cards to maximize your rewards. Look for annual fees, too. Many student reward credit cards will help to teach new users how to use credit wisely, by sending text reminders about payments and purchases. Use them to make living at college easier to paying for expenses simple.

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