Apple student discount: what is it, and how do you get it?

Apple student discount: Three students sitting on grass and using laptops
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Wow, can you really get an Apple Student discount? Absolutely! Okay, it's a little complicated. But don't worry, we'll walk you through everything quickly and easily. 

In the USA, visit the US Apple Store for Education, and follow the steps to choose your items.

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Save $100 on a MacBook Air M1 | $999 $899  

Save $100 on a MacBook Air M1 | $999 | $899  
The MacBook Air 13-inch Air M1 is Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook, perfect for carrying around campus. With Apple's latest M1 chip, it's super-fast and battery life is an impressive 15 hours for wireless internet use.

Save $100 on a 15in MacBook Air M2 | $1299 $1199  

Save $100 on a 15in MacBook Air M2 | $1299 | $1199  
The newest of the MacBook range, and one of our favorite choices for those studying due to its combination of computing power, portability, and value for money

Save $100 on a MacBook Pro $1299 | $1099

Save $100 on a MacBook Pro | $1299 | $1099
With Apple's M2 chip and an 8-core GPU, the MacBook Pro is a seriously powerful laptop that can handle even the most resource-intensive tasks, such as video and image editing, without breaking a sweat.

Save $50 on a 24-inch iMac | $1299| $1249

Save $50 on a 24-inch iMac | $1299 | $1249
Teaming the speed and efficiency of the M1 chip with a stunning screen, the 24-inch iMac is a stellar performer, with enough power to run even the most demanding software such as image or video editing tools.

Save $50 on the iPad Air | $599| $549

Save $50 on the iPad Air | $599 | $549
If you want more power than an entry-level iPad, but at an affordable price, the iPad Air is the best choice for you. You get a lovely large screen, enough power to run apps with ease, and $50 off with Apple Educational Pricing.

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Save $50 on the iPad Pro | $799 | $749
The iPad Pro M1 is, quite simply, the best tablet you can buy today, bar none. The HDR Mini-LED screen is astounding, the powerful M1 processor makes everything run quickly and smoothly, and everything else is top-tier too.

Mac Mini M2

Mac Mini M2 | $499
The new Mac Mini M2 performs superbly, runs almost silently and exudes quality whatever you use it for. Its compact size makes it perfect for any student seeking a powerful Mac that doesn't take up too much space.

Get Apple Music and get Apple TV+ for FREE

Get Apple Music and get Apple TV+ for FREE
Having the best tunes at hand is vital for long study sessions. Students can now get FREE Apple TV+ when they sign up for Apple Music.

Get Final Cut Pro + 4 more pro video and audio editing apps for just $199

Get Final Cut Pro + 4 more pro video and audio editing apps for just $199
This amazing value bundle is perfect for any filmmaking student. It includes industry standard video editing tool Final Cut Pro (itself normally $299), along with Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor and MainStage.

Save 10% on MacBooks

Save 10% on MacBooks
The M2 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are powerful laptops that run quickly, efficiently and have great battery life. So they're perfect for students, and with 10 per cent off the range, you'll be saving some serious cash.

Save 10% on iPads

Save 10% on iPads
Students can save up to 10% on on a brand new iPad; ideal for carrying around campus, and sophisticated enough to get some serious work done. Education discounts cover the iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad and iPad mini.

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Save on a range of desktop Macs
Need a serious desktop computer for your studies? Whether you're looking at an iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro or Mac Mini, you'll be able to get a decent discount as a student with Apple's special education pricing.

Get 50% off Apple Music + 3 months' free Apple TV

Get 50% off Apple Music + 3 months' free Apple TV
Get inspired during study sessions with the best tunes from Apple Music. You'll get the first three months free, along with free Apple TV, then after that a subscription cots just £4.99 a month instead of the usual £9.99.

Get Final Cut Pro & get 4 more pro video and audio editing apps for just £215.98

Get Final Cut Pro & get 4 more pro video and audio editing apps for just £215.98
Studying film-making? Then here's a great-value bundle you can't ignore. It gets you the industry standard video editing tool Final Cut Pro (normally £299), along with Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor and MainStage.

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.