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This Costco-branded card earns 2% cash back at Costco. It also earns an incredible 4% cash back at gas stations including EV charging stations, both at Costco and otherwise, for the first $7,000 per year.
Additionally, it earns 3% cash back at restaurants and on travel.
** You must have a Costco membership to be eligible for this card. *
As far as student credit cards go, the Capital One Quicksilver Student Cash Rewards Credit Card is an easy choice since no student card offers a flat cash back rate that is higher.
With 1.5% cash back on everything, you’re both building your credit (so you can step up to credit cards with richer rewards after you graduate, and earning a nice return on your credit card spend.
Plus, you’ll get a small cash bonus when you meet the terms of the Early Spend Bonus with your new Quicksilver Student card.
Importantly, there’s no annual fee and this is not a secured credit card.
And you do have the opportunity to earn 5% cash back on travel booked via Capital One Travel and 8% back on entertainment booked through Capital One Entertainment.
Finally, you get that Uber benefit, which can be worth quite a lot if you use Uber and / or Uber Eats regularly.
All around, it’s a pretty solid student credit card!