The 10 Best Places for a Student Discount in Massachusetts!

Many college students pinch pennies to survive. Very few of them are rolling in the dough. That’s why whenever stores, restaurants, and more provide student discounts, they’re often inundated with their business. If you’re a struggling student—or maybe even just a thrifty one—check out these Massachusetts establishments that give discounts to students. After all, a penny saved is a penny earned—right?

1. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Students in Massachusetts get free admission at the Museum of Fine Arts. In addition, they receive 10 percent off anything they purchase in the gift shop. Check the website for qualifying colleges and universities.


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2. Subway, Multiple locations

Many Subway restaurants in Massachusetts offer students with a valid ID a 10 percent discount. If you’re in need of a quick bite as you’re bustling around during your day, this makes for a great option. This is good on the price of their sub only. 

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3. Amtrak

Massachusetts students get a break from Amtrak, which no doubt comes in handy when they want to go home. A valid school ID results in a 15 percent discount on the lowest value Rail Fare and the Flexible Rail Fare. It is good on all routes.

4. J. Crew, Multiple locations

J. Crew is the perfect place to buy nice interview outfits as graduation nears. Visit one of the J. Crew locations across the state and receive a 15 percent off student discount. 

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5. New England Aquarium, Boston, MA

College students like to have fun, too, and at the New England Aquarium they can learn while doing so. Students receive a $2 discount on the price of admission.

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6. Raising Caneโ€™s Chicken Fingers, Boston, MA

Students get a 10 percent discount at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers in Boston. The Cane’s dipping sauce is a fan favorite among the college age set.

Love me (Chicken) Tender / My first @raisingcanes experience! #raisingcanes #bostonuniversity #boston #bostonma

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7. Wachusett Mountain, Princeton, MA

Wachusett Mountain has a special discount for college students who want to hit the slopes. For just $199, students can ski seven nights a week from 4-10 p.m. all season long. 


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8. The Studio Empower, Newton, MA

Students can get in or stay in great shape at the Studio Empower for a really great price. Drop in Pilates classes typically cost $35, but students only pay $15. In addition, they receive 15 percent off any class packages.

9. Banana Republic, Multiple locations

A valid student ID scores a 15 percent discount on items at Banana Republic. The items must be regularly priced and no additional discounts apply.

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10. Zipcar, Multiple locations

Massachusetts students need to check on Zipcar’s website to see if their college or university is one they partner with. If so, simply register online for a student discount. This is a great way to get around if you are in a crunch and without a car. 

Found you, @zipcar. #unicornwheels

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