I am a college student with no credit history. I was... - Student Credit Cards Questions

Advertising Disclosure

Credit-Land.com is an independent, advertising-supported web site. Credit-Land.com receives compensation from many credit card issuers whose offers appear on our site. Compensation from our advertising partners impacts how and where their products appear on our site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within review lists. Credit-Land.com has not reviewed all available credit card offers in the marketplace.

Credit Card Applications » Questions » User Questions » Student Credit Cards » I am a college student with no credit history. I was hoping to get a credit card that would...

I am a college student with no credit history. I was hoping to get a credit card that would help me to build some good credit. I was hoping to find a card with little to no yearly fees. My main purpose is not to get reward points or cash back, I just want to build credit. Any advice on what card could help me would be great.

Answered on
Add to Favorites:

Tags: , ,

You can consider applying for the Discover it® for Students credit card. There is no annual fee or activation fee. The issuer will report your credit activity to the major credit bureaus every month. You will be able to monitor your credit progress because your FICO credit score will be included on every statement.

The Discover card also has a rewards program. You will get 1% cash back on all purchases and if you enroll in additional rotating bonus categories you will get 5% cash back on some purchases.

All credit cards terms, fees and rates mentioned in this article/post are actual on the posting date. See the current products’ Terms & Conditions on the issuing banks' websites.
Get the latest news, articles and expert advice delivered to your inbox. It's FREE.
Earn 5% cash back at Amazon.com and Target now through December 2017, on up to $1,500 in purchases when you activate. Plus, 1% cash back on all other purchases.
For Fair Credit
Earn 2,500 bonus points after spending $500 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening*
For Good Credit
2% cash back at restaurants and gas stations on up to $1,000 in combined purchases every quarter - no sign-ups needed. 1% cash back on all your other purchases.
For Fair Credit

Other Questions in
Student Credit Cards