Chase Platinum MasterCard« for Students

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Issuer: Chase
Credit Card Type: Student Credit Cards
Reward Type: Other
APR: 15.49% Variable
Introductory APR: 0.00%
Introductory Period: 6 months
Intro APR applied to: Purchases, Balance Transfers
Cash Advance APR: 21.49% Variable
Annual Fee: None
Grace Period: 20 Days (Min.)
Card Status: Platinum
Credit Rating: Very Good Credit
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  • Four Different Card Designs To Choose From
  • 0% Intro APR For Balance Transfers And Purchases For Up To Six Months
  • No Annual Fee
  • $0 Fraud Liability


Type of RewardPoint
Optional RewardNo


Points Per Dollar Spent1 Point
Additional PointsNone
Point DetailsNone


Miles-Points Expiration3 Years
Yearly LimitThe maximum number of points that may be earned in a billing period must not exceed cardholder
Bonus Upon ApprovalNone
Bonus with First PurchaseNone
Bonus with Balance TransfersNone
Bonus AnnualNone
Bonus OtherNone
Bonus DetailsNone


Best Card FeatureNo annual fee; access to optional reward program; 0% introductory rate for purchases and balance transfers.
Worst Card FeatureMinimum APR cap for cash advances.
Card ReviewThe Chase Platinum MasterCard« for Students, issued by Chase, is designed for those with very good credit who plan to take advantage of the optional reward program. Through the Chase Ultimate Rewards Express program, cardholders earn one point for every dollar spent on general purchases that may be redeemed for merchandise and dining related services. The maximum number of points that may be earned in a billing period must not exceed the cardholder's credit limit and any unused points expire in three years. Aside from the reward program, the card offers up to $500,000 in travel accident insurance, auto rental insurance, and various discounts at participating merchants and retailers. The card has a 0% introductory rate that is available for the first six months for purchases and balance transfers. In addition, there is no annual fee and the interest rate for purchases and balance transfers is reasonable for a student card (although not ideal for those who carry a balance). It is important to note that there is a minimum cap of 19.99% for cash advances, so no matter how low the Prime Rate falls (the APR is tied to the Prime Rate), the interest rate will not go below the minimum cap. Therefore, those who plan to pay in full each month after the introductory rate expires (to avoid costly finance charges) and will take advantage of the reward program, will benefit most from what the Chase Platinum MasterCard« for Students has to offer.
Date Updated2005-01-31 00:00:00

Lowest Fixed APR Rate: 5.50%

Lowest Variable ARR Rate: 8.49%

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