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 »

Click here to check out all the student credit cards in our card database.

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 October 28, 2015. 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 Capital One® Journey® Student Credit Card
Brendan Harkness | Feb 03, 2016

The Capital One Journey Student Credit Card offers 1.5% cash back if you pay your bills on time, and great financial tools for young adults.

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The American Express Centurion Black Card
Brendan Harkness | Feb 03, 2016

The once-mythical American Express Centurion credit card is exclusive, available by invitation only. Keep reading to get a glimpse of the myth yourself.

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Review of the Walgreens Balance Financial Prepaid MasterCard
Brendan Harkness | Feb 03, 2016

Learn the in's and out's of the Walgreens Balance Financial Prepaid Mastercard. Find out if it's right for you.

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