Does Apple One Have a Student Discount?

Apple One is Apple’s subscription service bundle that lets you access Apple MusicApple TV+, and Apple Arcade with an increased iCloud storage space of 50GB. This subscription service bundle by apple was first announced on 9/15/2020 and launched right afterward on Oct. 30, 2020 worldwide.

Apple One requires operating systems of iOS 14 or later, iPad OS 14 or later, tvOS 14 or later, macOS Big Sur or later, and works on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac.

The starting price is $14.95 to access Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade. Many college students who are using Spotify’s student discount are wondering if there is a student discount for Apple One.

Apple One currently does not have a student discount, but Apple Music has a student discount for $4.99 that comes with Apple TV+. So it is essentially the same without Apple Arcade and 50GB iCloud storage. This is similar to their current biggest competitor Spotify, which has a $4.99 student discount that comes with Hulu and Showtime.

Related: How to Get a Student Discount on Spotify

If you want to sign up with the Apple Music student discount, click here. Apple One also has a 30-day free trial that will renew at expiration and you can cancel it anytime.

The three Apple One packages offered are Individual, Family, and Premier and the cost is between $14.95/month to $29.95/month. All apple account comes with 5GB iCloud storage but with Apple One, you can get 50GB-2TB of iCloud storage.

Learn more about what happens to your iCloud storage when you sign up with Apple one, and how to get a maximum of up to 4TB of iCloud storage space.

Let’s take a look at what services they include in all 3 plans:

Individual Plan: This plan comes with access to Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and iCloud storage of 50GB for $14.95/month, and you will save $6.00 with this plan.

Family Plan: This plan comes with access to Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and iCloud storage of 200GB for $19.95/month. You will save $8.00 with this plan and you can share this will 5 other people.

Premier Plan: This plan comes with access to Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+ and iCloud storage of 2TB for $29.95/month. You will save $25.00 with this plan and you can share this will 5 other people.

Apple OneIndividualFamilyPremier
Price$14.95/mo.$19.95/mo.$29.95/mo.
Savings$6.00/mo$8.00/mo$25.00/mo
Music
TV+
Arcade
iCloud50GB200GB2TB
News+NANA
Fitness+NANA
ShareNAUp to 6 PeopleUp to 6 People

How Much Money Can You Save with Apple One

If Individual Plan was bought separately, it will cost $20.96 per month. You can get the same services with Apple One for $14.95, which is a $6.01 saving. Here is the breakdown:

  • Apple Music costs $9.99/mo.
  • Apple TV+ costs $4.99/mo.
  • Apple Arcade costs $4.99/mo.
  • 50GB of iCloud storage costs $0.99/mo.

If Family Plan was bought separately, it will cost $27.96 per month. You can get the same services with Apple One for $19.95, which is a $8.01 saving. Here is the breakdown:

  • Apple Music: $14.99/month
  • Apple TV+: $4.99/month
  • Apple Arcade: $4.99/month
  • 200GB of iCloud storage: $2.99/month

If Premier Plan was bought separately, it will cost $54.94 per month. You can get the same services with Apple One for $29.95, which is a $24.99 saving. Here is the breakdown:

  • Apple Music: $14.99/month
  • Apple TV+: $4.99/month
  • Apple Arcade: $4.99/month
  • 2TB of iCloud storage: $9.99/month
  • Apple News+: $9.99/month
  • Apple Fitness+: $9.99/month

On top of the savings, Family and Premier plans come with family sharing up to 6 people. Everyone will have private access to entertainment services like Apple Music, Apple TV, and Apple Arcade.

Related: Best Money Saving Apps for College Students

3 Easy Ways to Sign Up with Apple One

There are a couple different ways you can sign up with Apple One. You can sign up using iPhone, iPad, or Mac that has OS of iOS 14 or later.

  1. Sign up on browser by clicking here.
  2. Sign up by searching “Apple One” on iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
  3. Sign up by going Settings>Account>Manage Subscriptions

Depending on what services you currently have, Apple will recommend a plan that will save you money automatically.

Apple One FAQ Answered

To enjoy Apple One yearly payment plan you need iTunes Store gift cards, which allow you the opportunity to prepay the monthly charges.

Apple Music is way better than Spotify when it comes to resolution streaming. Apple Music offers very robust plans with high-resolution streaming but Spotify has its own advantages including cross-compatibility, fantastic social features, among others.

You can use Apple One on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. To get started with Apple One, go to your subscription settings, tap Apple One and then choose a plan to get started. Once you successfully subscribed, you are ready to start using your Apple One.

By subscribing to the Family Sharing group, you can share your iCloud storage with your family members. Your family members can also expand their storage capacity by buying more iCloud storage which allows them to share up to 4TB of the total iCloud storage.

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