Student Credit Cards

I’ve heard about student credit cards, but I don’t really know anything about them. Should I get one?

Best Student Credit Cards – Our Top 3 Picks

Here are our most recent picks for the best credit cards for students. For the full details about why these are our most recent picks, see this post: The Three Best Credit Cards for College Students »

The cards on this page have been chosen from the widest possible selection of cards that we could find when the page was last updated on July 13, 2016. Although Credit Card Insider does receive compensation from some card issuers as advertisers, this does not in any way influence our choice of cards or the order that cards appear on the page. We have attempted to determine the best cards in this category, regardless of our advertising relationship with the issuers.

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Brendan Harkness
Review of the Starwood Preferred Guest Cards from American Express
Brendan Harkness | Jul 19, 2016

The Starwood Preferred Guest consumer and business credit cards from American Express offer up to 5 points at SPG locations and a variety of great benefits.

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Brendan Harkness
Review of the Unity® Visa Secured Credit Card
Brendan Harkness | Jul 15, 2016

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Brendan Harkness
Review of the First Progress Platinum Elite MasterCard® Secured, the Platinum Select, and Platinum Prestige Credit Cards
Brendan Harkness | Jul 14, 2016

First Progress has 3 different secured credit cards: The Platinum Elite MasterCard, the Platinum Select MasterCard, and the Platinum Prestige MasterCard.

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