Citi Rewards+℠ Student Card Review
This new card automatically rounds up to the nearest 10 points on every purchase. It is the only student card to do so, but the features don't end there.
By Amber Stubbs Managing Editor | Updated
Citi Rewards+℠ Student Card
CardRatings Editor's Analysis: Pros & Cons
- The New Citi Rewards+℠ Student Card is the only student credit card that automatically rounds up to the nearest 10 points on every purchase – with no cap.
- You can earn 2,500 bonus points after you spend $500 in purchases with your card within 3 months of account-opening; redeemable for a $25 gift card at thankyou.com.
- You can also earn 2X ThankYou® Points at supermarkets and gas stations for the first $6,000 per year and then 1X Points thereafter. Plus, earn 1X Points on all other purchases.
- While most of the features of the new Citi Rewards+℠ Student Card are especially nice, the requirement to redeem points as a gift card is more a restriction than a feature.
- Receive one year of Amazon Prime Student on Deserve after spending $500 in the first three billing cycles with your EDU card (Lifetime Value of $59).
- Earn 1% Cash Back on all purchases with your Deserve EDU Mastercard. Once approved, you'll automatically start earning cash back on all purchases.
- Feel secure with cell phone protection up to $600.
- No deposit required. No annual fees.
- No international transaction fees on purchases abroad so you can travel with confidence.
- No Social Security Number required for international students to apply.
- Refer A Friend Program: Refer anyone to Deserve using your personal referral code. Upon approval, card activation and use, you'll receive $30 and so will your referral. Referral bonuses are unlimited!
- Manage and track your spending, set automatic payments and securely freeze your card all through one easy to use app.
- See if you prequalify with no impact to your credit score in minutes.
- Deserve Mastercards are issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
- Enjoy Mastercard Platinum Benefits intended to make your life easier like Mastercard ID Theft Prevention™ and Master Rental®.