Student Credit Cards

These credit cards help college students build their own credit history. Most student credit cards have relatively low credit limits, and some have rewards for everyday purchases. Our objective opinion is included on each card. The cards are sorted in order of our editor’s opinion.

1. Discover it® for Students

Discover it® for Students Apply Now See Details
Intro Rate: 0%* on purchases for 6 months* and 10.99% on balance transfers for 6 months from date of first transfer for transfers that post prior to July 10, 2014.
Interest Rate: 12.99%-21.99% Variable
Annual Fee: No annual fee

Credit Profile : Fair

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: 0% intro APR, cash back opportunities

2. Discover it® for Students with $20 Cashback Bonus

Discover it® for Students with $20 Cashback Bonus Apply Now See Details
Intro Rate: 10.99% Intro on balance transfers for 6 months from date of first transfer by July 10, 2014.
Interest Rate: 12.99%-21.99% Variable
Annual Fee: No annual fee

Credit Profile : Fair

Editor Rating :

Best Card Features: $20 cash back bonus; Attractive rewards program; No annual fee