The 5 Best Cord Cutting Services That Offer Student Discounts




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When you’re a student, a tight budget can make it difficult to find money for entertainment and extras like streaming services. Luckily, many companies have deals and discounts to bring costs down and make content more accessible.

Below, we’re sharing some of the student discounts for streaming music and video.

Amazon Prime

Signing up for a student membership of Amazon Prime will give you access to free two day shipping, unlimited movies and TV shows with Prime Video, unlimited music streaming, unlimited reading with Kindle, and unlimited photo storage.

Amazon Prime Student costs $6.49/month or $59/year.

Spotify + Hulu and Showtime

Spotify has proven to be a very student friendly music streaming service. When you sign up for Spotify Premium for Students, you’ll also get Hulu and Showtime. With this deal, you’ll be able to stream all the music, TV, and premium movie content you can handle.

Spotify Prime for Students (with Hulu and Showtime) is $4.99/month.

CBS All Access

If you’re interested in the 10,000+ episodes on demand from CBS, you might want to sign up for CBS All Access with your .edu email address. Students benefit from 25% off of a limited commercials monthly subscription to the streaming service.

CBS All Access comes in at around $4.50/month for students.

Apple Music

When you sign up for an Apple Music account, you’ll have the option to sign up as an individual, family, or student. With your Apple Music Student account, you’ll have access to 50 million songs, the ability to download to your device and listen offline, ad-free streaming music, and social features to see what your friends are listening to.

Apple Music Student costs $4.99/month.


Kanopy is a streaming service that partners with libraries to provide streaming content for free with a library card. Kanopy has been partnering with more colleges to make their service available through campus libraries, so be sure to check and see if your school is on the list. With Kanopy, you’ll have access to a huge library of independent films, documentaries, educational resources, and more.

Do you know of more student discounts for streaming services? Let us know! We’ll keep updating this list as we find more deals for students.

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