Places Offering Student Discounts in Washington

Score bargains on clothing, theater, gym memberships, and more.

By: Kelsey Lindsey

Between books, groceries, and those late-night pizza cravings, the contents of a typical collegiate bank account can be more depressing than a failed midterm or an empty keg. Luckily student discounts can be found at multiple retailers, museums, and theaters around DC with a valid student ID.

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Ann Taylor: 20 percent discount on full price items in stores

Banana Republic: 15 percent discount on full-price items in stores

Club Monaco: 20 percent discount in stores and online

Eastern Mountain Sports: 20 percent off EMS brand items and 15 percent off national brand items

J.Crew: 15 percent discount for college students in stores

Madewell: 15 percent discount for college students in stores


Amazon Prime: 50 percent discount on six-month subscription

Apple: $200 discount on a new Mac/$100 app store gift card with a new Mac; $50 for a new iPad or iPhone; latter offer expires 9/6

Microsoft: Student pricing on software, PCs, and accessories

Movie Theaters

AMC: All day Thursday, $9.25 student tickets at AMC Georgetown and Loews theaters

Regal Cinemas: $11 student tickets


Madame Tussauds: 15 percent discount on admission (regular $21.50)

Newseum: $17.95 student tickets (regular $21.95)

Phillips Collection: $10 ticketed exhibitions (regular $12)

Performing Arts

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

National Theatre: Limited number of half-price tickets for Tuesday and Wednesday evening performances and Sunday matinees

Wolf Trap: 50 percent off in-house ticket for college students, subject to availability; check with box office a half hour before showtime

Health and Fitness

CorePower Yoga: $109 a month (reg $135) or $15 drop-in (regular $20)

Washington Sports Clubs: $19.99 a month single-club membership (regular $59.99 to $74.99); offer expires 8/31

Newspaper Subscriptions

New York Times: 50 percent discount on any digital subscription

Wall Street Journal: $15 for a 15-week print and online subscription