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Student credit cards can be a good start for college students trying to build a credit history. Rewards programs are a popular feature with these cards, enabling cardholders to earn free travel and cash back on their spending, and even rewarding them for good grades. We also look at a variety of factors to evaluate and rate the best student cards, and award the most points for low interest rates and fees, and features that help students responsibly manage credit.

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Discover it Chrome for Students review

Discover it Chrome for Students

3.9 rating

The Discover it chrome for Students zooms to the top of the class because of its winning cash rewards program and user-friendly features.

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Wells Fargo Cash Back College Visa card review

Wells Fargo Cash Back College Visa card

3.7 rating

Wells Fargo’s student card is a good first-time card that helps new users establish a strong credit history, while providing quality customer support and some valuable cash rewards.

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BankAmericard Cash Rewards Card for Students review

BankAmericard Cash Rewards Card for Students

3.3 rating

Bank of America’s cash rewards program is one of the most valuable in the student card category, but fledgling cardholders need to watch out for high interest rates and penalties.

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Regions Student Visa review

Regions Student Visa

3.1 rating

The rewards program is not the greatest, but the Regions Student Visa is the rare student card that lets you earn rewards without jacking up the interest rate.

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards Card for Students review

BankAmericard Travel Rewards Card for Students

2.8 rating

Thanks to a generous sign-up bonus and a high rewards rate, students will get a lot of mileage out of this travel card, though the interest rates are high.

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State Farm Student Visa review

State Farm Student Visa

2.8 rating

A newly minted rewards program doesn’t add much value to the State Farm Student Visa, but the reasonable interest rates make it a good option for a first-time cardholder.

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Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students review

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card for College Students

2.4 rating

Citi’s student card lavishes cardholders with some great rewards and travel perks, but watch out for the high costs in the fine print.

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Journey Student Rewards from Capitol One review

Journey Student Rewards from Capitol One

2.3 rating

Journey Student Rewards from Capital One has some great features to teach good credit management, but it’s weighed down by a high interest rate.

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BankAmericard Visa for Students review

BankAmericard Visa for Students

2.2 rating

Bank of America’s bare bones student card comes with a generous zero-percent balance transfer offer and a low starting interest rate, but it also charges a stiff penalty if you fall behind on payments.

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U.S. Bank College Visa credit card review

U.S. Bank College Visa credit card

1.8 rating

U.S. Bank’s college card is a good card for students who need help remembering to pay their bill, but it doesn’t offer a rewards program or any promotional offers. This offer is no longer available.

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