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Chase Freedom Student

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Min. credit level: Limited Credit History
Annual Fee: $0
Regular APR: 16.49% Variable

Chase Freedom Student

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Limited Credit History Min. credit level
$0 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features


Spending Rewards
  • 5% cash back on Lyft rides (through March 2022)
  • 1% unlimited cash back on all purchases
Introductory Bonus
  • $50 bonus after your first purchase within 3 months of account opening

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move credit card debt from one credit card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

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Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your credit card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

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Chase Freedom Student


  • 5% cash back on Lyft rides (through March 2022)
  • Unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases
  • $50 bonus after first purchase within 3 months of account opening
  • Must be a student to apply
  • Automatic credit limit increase after 5 on-time payments within 10 months of account opening
  • Points do not expire
  • No annual fee


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The Chase Freedom Student credit card is designed for college students looking to build credit.

This card is only available to current students, but you can maintain the card and the benefits once you’re no longer a student.

You’ll get 5% cash back on Lyft rides (through March 2022), 1% cash back on all of your other purchases, and a $50 welcome bonus after your first purchase in the first three months of opening your account.

Cardholders can get a free DoorDash membership (DashPass) for three months, and then a 50% discount for the next nine months; DashPass provides free delivery for orders of $15 or more.

If you keep your card open, you’ll get a $20 anniversary bonus every year for the first five years. And you’ll get an automatic credit line increase after making five on-time payments within the first 10 months.

This card has no annual fee.