Score Bargains In DC With Your Student Card

By Ed Woodward| September 1, 2015

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I’ve had my investigating hat on to see what student discounts I could dig-up for you guys (I know, I know… I always have your back!). The life of an intern/student shouldn’t be all about beans on toast and thrifted threads. Sure beans are good for the heart, but every now and then it’s good to mix it up and please the taste palate.

Did you know there are some pretty amazing student deals around Washington DC? I’m not just talking about clothes and food. I managed to find discounts you can score when you flash your student card on fitness, technology and entertainment too. Read on to see where you can save those $$$.



Student discounts in Washington DCAnn Taylor – 15% discount on full price items in stores and online.

Banana Republic – 15% discount on all full-price items in stores.

Club Monaco – 20% discount in stores and online on all full priced and sale items.

Eddie Bauer – 15% off regular priced items.

J.Crew – 15% discount for college students in stores.

Madewell – 15% discount when you shop in stores.



Chix – A healthy spin on fast food with $1 discount for students.

Flavors of India – 15% student discount.

New Dynasty – Free soda or soup with your dinner when you show your student ID.

Papa John’s – Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? Discounts differ based on location, so call into your closest Papa Johns to see what discount they offer.

Qdoba – Half priced burritos for students on Mondays and free fountain soda everyday.

Subway – Get a 10% discount with your ID.

Waffle House – 10% discount when you flash your student ID.

Wagshal’s Deli – A favorite of celebrities, presidents and of course students and interns. You can get 10% off meat and seafood purchases, $1/lb off the salad bar, and $1 off sandwiches and deli purchases.



Student discounts in Washington DC: working out on an exercise bikeb.fitA barre focused studio where students pay $150 for a batch of 10 classes – regular price $180.

Biker Barre

A studio with barre and cycling classes. For students you can pay $15 for one class (regular price $22) or $150 for a batch of 10 (regular price $190).

Fuse PilatesA pilates studio where students get 10% off classes (does not apply to workshops or bootcamps).

Revolve FitnessFor the cycling enthusiasts out there. 
Cycle-crazy Students can save 10% on package deals of 10 or 20 rides.

 – 15% discount on all drop-in and class passes. Discount doesn’t apply to the unlimited-access pass.

The Studio
 – A yoga-focused studio with a 15% discount for students on all packages.



Apple – Save up to $200 on a new Mac and receive a pair of Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones. Save up to $20 on an iPad for college.

Dell University – A program offered through Dell providing discounts on technology for students.

Microsoft – Student pricing on software, PCs, and accessories.



Student discounts in Washington DC: the cinemaAMC – Get student tickets all day Thursday at AMC Georgetown and Loews theaters.

Kennedy Center – Limited number of half-price tickets for select performances.

Landmark E Street Cinema – $8 for a student ticket.

Madame Tussauds – 15% discount on regular ticket prices.

National Theatre – Limited half-price tickets for Tuesday and Wednesday evening performances and Sunday matinees.

Newseum – 10% off adult rate for college students with valid ID.

Phillips Collection – $10 ticketed exhibitions.

Regal Cinemas – Student tickets. Enter your zip code to find out the student rate at your closet cinema.

Wolf Trap – 50% off in-house ticket for college students.

Some of these discounts are seasonal, so be sure to check before you try to use them.

There you have a list of a the best student discounts in Washington DC. Now you can start enjoying your time in capital for less.

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