Money is scarce for many college students, so finding ways to save is key. Many merchants offer discounts aimed at students, whether on clothes, electronics, textbooks, or even movie tickets, although they're not always easy to find. Here are 40 discounts that can help college students save on the things they need and want while hitting the books -- you can also find those textbooks on the cheap as well.
40 College Student Discounts for Back-to-School
Adobe offers discounts on monthly plans that include access to all its applications, including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator. The All Apps plan is available to students at 60 percent off, for $20 monthly. Additionally, Adobe offers the Photography plan, which consists of Photoshop CC and Lightroom for $10.
Many YMCAs across the country feature fitness facilities and programs at a discount for students.
Exhibitions at this noted Miami museum focus on modern and contemporary art and "highlight Miami's diverse community and pivotal geographic location." Students can save $4 off the $16 admission with a valid ID (or take advantage of free admission on the second Saturday and the first Thursday of the every month).
An easy walk or trolley ride from the nearby Auraria Campus, Denver Center offers several ways for students to save, including $16 advance tickets through the center's website, student matinees, and $10 night-of-performance tickets. Note: Student discounts typically aren't available for Broadway performances.
The largest art museum in the western United States, Los Angeles County Museum of Art features nearly 130,000 objects on display. Students eager to take in all the museum has to offer can purchase an annual membership for $30 -- half off -- which provides unlimited general admission. (LACMA also offers free days on the second Tuesday of each month and certain federal holidays.)
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