Best credit cards for students of 2024
Start your credit journey while you’re still in college with a student card. Get matched to credit cards from our partners based on your unique credit profile.
Get started early
Build good credit now to make it easier to buy a car or get approved for rent.
Be prepared for emergencies
While you build up savings, a credit card could help cover unexpected expenses.
Learn to manage your money
Practice good financial habits like, paying off your balance each month.
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How to find the best credit cards for students
Consider annual fees
See if the extra perks outweigh the cost of the annual fee.
Look for 3-bureau reporting
Build your credit with a card that reports to all 3 credit bureaus.
Compare rewards and perks
Some cards may offer cash back or other benefits.
Check international fees
See if there’s foreign transaction fees if you plan to travel abroad.
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