Bank of America Travel Rewards Card for Students: Good Credit Required

The card features decent ongoing rewards, a rich sign-up bonus and a lengthy intro APR offer, but students may struggle to qualify because of credit score requirements.
By Craig Joseph 

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Our Take

4.6

NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

It's an OK pick if you can meet the credit requirements. But if that's the case, you can likely already qualify for a better card. And if not, other student credit cards are easier to get.

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Bank of America Travel Rewards® Credit Card for Students
Annual fee
$0
Regular APR
18.24%-28.24% Variable APR
Intro APR
0% intro APR on Purchases for 18 billing cycles and 0% intro APR on Balance Transfers for 18 billing cycles for any balance transfers made in the first 60 days
Rec. credit score
690-850 (Good - Excellent)
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on Bank of America's website

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