Top 10 Cord Cutting Discounts for Students




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Being a student has its benefits especially when it comes to cord cutting. Some streaming services offer discounts for students to help you stretch your budget and get the most value out of their content. Below is a list of some of the best streaming services and bundles that are discounted for students.

Amazon Prime Student

Prime Student is by far one of the best values on our list. It’s heavily discounted at a low price of 99 cents/mo. for the first year and renews at $10.99/mo. if you do not cancel. Prime Student members get access to all of the exclusive deals and savings on Prime Day plus free 2-day shipping on over 50 million items. Other benefits include access to Prime Video with unlimited streaming of Prime movies and TV shows and unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos. On top of that, Prime Student subscribers can stream 60,000,000 songs by adding a subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited for an exclusive price of 99 cents/mo.

CBS All Access

When you need to take a break after studying for your midterms, CBS has you covered with a 25% discount on CBS All Access. The discount only applies to their Limited Commercial plan, but for $4.50/mo students get access to live sports and hit shows from CBS-owned networks like MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and more. CBS has an expansive back catalog too so there are thousands of hours of content to stream.


Students who have a university log-in or public library card can stream movies completely free through Kanopy. Through a partnership with universities and libraries, Kanopy brings some of the most quality and thoughtful documentaries, independent, foreign films, and more without ads. Kanopy is ideal for cord cutters because you can enjoy movies from any device including on your TV, mobile phone, tablets, laptop, or PC.

Apple Music with Apple TV+

Apple offers a quality bundle with their Apple Music Student Plan. For a low monthly price of $4.99, students get full access to millions of songs and Apple Original TV shows and movies with the first 6-months free. 

Spotify Premium with Hulu and Showtime

This bundle has a little bit of everything including music, hit shows, and a premium channel. Enjoy over 50,000,000 songs and podcasts with Spotify Premium, thousands of movies and TV shows with ad-supported Hulu, and hit-shows, sports, and original Showtime content ad-free. For only $4.99/mo, students can save big with these 3 great services for 1 low price, plus the first month is free.


Enjoy the first 60 days of Pandora Premium Student completely free. After that, the service is only $4.99/mo., and it includes ad-free personalized music, podcasts, unlimited skips, unlimited offline listening and you can create, and share your favorite playlist.


TIDAL gives members a 30-day free trial and a 50% monthly discount to eligible students after that. The music streaming service offers 2 different pricing tiers. With the discount applied, Student Premium is $4.99/mo and includes hi-def music videos, standard sound quality, and expertly curated editorials. Whereas their $9.99/mo Student HiFi plan includes lossless High Fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos, and expertly curated editorials. The latter plan is a better fit for audiophiles that must have the best sound quality possible.

YouTube Premium

If you love going on YouTube but dislike the ads then YouTube Premium can fix that. Students get a 1-month free trial and then it’s $6.99/mo for a completely ad-free experience. YouTube Premium allows you to watch videos while using other apps, or when the screen is locked and you can listen to your favorite songs on YouTube Music Premium without any interruptions. In addition to that, when you’re on the go, you can save your videos and watch them later.


If you’re still enrolled and a new member then you can join Audible for only $9.95/mo, plus you get a $10 credit. That’s over a 30% savings and it includes 3 titles every month (1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals). Audible can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle with its included audio-guided workouts. If you’re not happy with the audiobook then you can exchange it free of charge.

Sirius XM

Listen to a variety of music, sports, entertainment, or talk shows with SiriusXM for Students. For only $5/mo for 3 months, subscribers also get an Amazon Echo Dot. The first 3-months are billed upfront and then it’s only $4/mo for active students. Once subscribed, you’ll get a coupon code for the Echo Dot to redeem on Amazon while supplies last.

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