Everyone loves a good discount, and if you’re like me and wondered how to get an Adobe Photoshop Student discount, this article is for you!
So first off, Adobe Photoshop has been around for over three decades now, and most graphic designers consider it to be the industry standard.
Most of the software on Adobe Creative Cloud offers a student discount of some sort. And while you might have the impression that the Adobe Students and Teachers discount is available only to high school or university students and teachers, that is not the case.
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What is the Adobe Students and Teachers discount?
The Adobe Students and Teachers discount is available to both students and teachers and offers a 60-70% discount off the original price.
You must be a student over the age of 13, enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited institution or homeschool to be eligible. The student will need proof of ID, either a card or a tuition fee receipt.
For teachers, the rules are more or less the same. Teachers need to prove their part-time or full-time employment in an accredited institution or homeschool with either their ID card, payslip, or even an email ID.
There is another method for earning eligibility for this discount and saving yourself a few hundred dollars in the process (read the section below to learn more).
Can I get an Adobe Photoshop student discount?
Yes, students and teachers can enjoy a 65% discount on Adobe’s All Apps package. And this app package includes Adobe Photoshop along with 20+ other Adobe applications at a significantly discounted price.
But keep in mind that you cannot get a discount for Adobe Photoshop alone. The discount is off the All Apps package. That said, you can buy Adobe Photoshop and even download it for free following the steps mentioned in our ‘How to Download Adobe Photoshop for Free‘ article.
Adobe Creative Cloud is not available for free for college students. Though a seven-day trial period comes with it. This free trial offers access to over 20 apps that includes Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, etc., Along with the apps, you are also provided with 100 GB of cloud storage. After the free trial, the student membership price is available at the rate of US$19.99/mo for the first year. From the next year onwards, you are charged US$29.99 per month.
How to get the Adobe Students and Teachers Discount
The process for students and teachers to sign up for the Adobe Students and Teachers discount is quite simple. These are the steps to take:
Step 1: Select Students & Teachers tab
Head to the Adobe Students and Teachers discount page and select the Students & Teachers tab.
Step 2: Enter email and click continue to payment
Enter your email address. We recommend using the email address provided by your school, as that can make the process a lot easier. But if you don’t have a school email address, use the same email you use for your Adobe ID registration. Then click “Continue to payment.”
Step 3: Enter credit card information & continue
Enter your credit card information along with your billing address and phone number, and then click “Continue to verification.”
Step 4: Enter official student or teacher documentation
For this step, you’ll need to enter your education or teaching details and provide Adobe with additional information like your ID card or other official documentation. After this, be sure to read the terms carefully and then click on “Agree and subscribe.”
Step 5: Select a password & submit for verification
Here, select a password, and Adobe will charge you $19.99 once it verifies your information. Verification usually takes around two business days for accounts in North America and one business day for those in other countries.
How to get Adobe Photoshop Student Discount if you’re not a Student
If you become a student, and we’ll explain how below, you can get nearly 65-70% off the original purchase price! How so? Well, if you join a course offered by an accredited institution, you will be eligible for the discount.
Simply sign up for the Adobe Certified LogoCore Logo Design Course (around $80), and you will meet the criteria for the student discount.
Once enrolled, you can get the Creative Cloud for 60-70% off for one year, saving you over $400.
Just go to the Adobe student discount page to make use of the offer.
You can click here to visit the Adobe Student discount page.
Adobe Photoshop Student Discount FAQ
Can students get Adobe CC for free?
Unfortunately, no. However, students can get up to 60-70% off the original price — saving them a few hundred dollars.
What do you need to be eligible for the Students and Teachers discount?
To be eligible for the student and teacher discount, you need to be a student or teacher, part-time or full-time, at an accredited institution. It’s also mandatory that users be over the age of 13 and have valid ID proof or documentation tying them to an accredited school or program.
How much does Adobe CC cost with the Students and Teachers discount?
The All Apps pack costs $19.99 per month with a discount, which is quite the bargain as it comes with +20 Adobe applications and tools.
Can you get Adobe Photoshop on its own with a student discount?
Unfortunately, you can only get Adobe Photoshop as part of the Creative Cloud All Apps plan, which offers most of Adobe's creative software.
Can students use the student discount on Creative Cloud after graduation?
Students can use the discount for a grace period of one year after graduation. However, one month before the year expires, they’ll receive a notice and will need to either cancel their plan or expect a charge at the regular rate.
Is there any way you can try out the software before making a purchase?
Yes! Adobe has free trials to download on almost all its software. If you’re interested, check out our articles on how you can download Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for free.
Are homeschool students and teachers eligible for the Adobe Student and Teacher Discount?
Yes, students and teachers are eligible for this discount provided they provide documentation for the same.
Do students and teachers get photoshop for free?
Unfortunetly, no. That said, the discount of over 65% on the all apps plan is something definitely worth considering.
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Key Takeaways — How to get an Adobe Photoshop Student Discount
So summing it up, to get the Adobe Students and Teachers discount on Adobe Photoshop, you will need to opt for the Adobe All Apps plan.
You now know all you need to know to take advantage of Adobe’s great discount for students and teachers. Enjoy the savings!