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Bank of America
Bank of America
By Bank of America
#7 in Banks
3.00 / 5 based on 543 Reviews
Ola A.
Ola A.
Houston, TX
21 reviews
Is this a good bank for College Student accounts?
Sarah S.
Sarah S.
Wantagh, NY
3 years, 6 months ago
Yes, it's been working out great for me
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Tori L.
Tori L.
Allenhurst, GA
3 years, 7 months ago
Yes. You receive an account with NO FEES for being a college student that you can later upgrade to a "grown up" account.
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Tracy T.
Tracy T.
Miami, FL
4 years, 3 months ago
Honestly i encourage all people to go with neighborhood credit unions instead of banks
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Soumya V.
Soumya V.
Dublin, CA
4 years, 4 months ago
Yes
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Lauren C.
Lauren C.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
4 years, 5 months ago
Yes I had a student checking that I converted to a no fee eChecking account which allows you to make deposits through an ATM at any time and you don't have to have any minimums. Great bank!
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Anne R.
Anne R.
Santa Maria, CA
4 years, 8 months ago
Yes! they offer a ATM only account that doesn't have a fee
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Chelsea C.
Chelsea C.
Boca Raton, FL
4 years, 9 months ago
Absolutely! I have the college choice checking and it's great. Everything is totally free and they even overlook overdraft charges (I think it's like 2 a year) I've never had a problem and I love Bank of America.
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Blanca R.
Blanca R.
4 years, 10 months ago
You do get a free account as a college student, but soon after the four years they try to charge you. I'd go for a credit union account.
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Leanna W.
Leanna W.
Arlington, VA
4 years, 10 months ago
I opened my Bank of America account before I went to college and I thought it was the perfect bank to use during school. They have free checking accounts and low interest credit cards available for students. The low interest rates have continued even after I've finished school. They also have many locations and ATMs across the country. It was still convenient to use when I'd go home for the holdiays/summer and when I'd travel for Spring Break.
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Stephanie W.
Stephanie W.
Weatogue, CT
4 years, 10 months ago
I think so. I used bank of america throughout college and I had no issues at all with money management. Their power rewards credit card is also a good starter credit card for a student to build credit with They have branches all over the place and the online banking is convenient too
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Tiffany B.
Tiffany B.
Portland, OR
4 years, 10 months ago
No your better off using chase.
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Morgan R.
Morgan R.
4 years, 10 months ago
No. Use a credit union or USAA if you have that option.
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Influenster M.
Influenster M.
4 years, 11 months ago
I'm in college and I love it
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Jennifer C.
Jennifer C.
Roslindale, MA
4 years, 11 months ago
Yes, the minimum to open the account is low and they have a keep the change program which allow you to earn money while you spend!
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Marah T.
Marah T.
Shawnee, KS
4 years, 11 months ago
I had a college account here and honestly I don't think so. It took me a while to realize that there are better banks than this one.
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Czarina S.
Czarina S.
Kailua Kona, HI
4 years, 11 months ago
Yes, I think so! I have a B of A account that I signed up in school for and got free checking. I also got a free Hello Kitty card (which is TOO CUTE) and a cooler! You can also deposit checks to your account with just your phone's barcode scanner!
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Mana F.
Mana F.
New York, NY
4 years, 11 months ago
I am currently a first year in college and I am also an international student. I have an account with the Bank of America and I have yet to have any problems with it. I would recommend it especially since most of my friends here all have bank accounts with Bank of America. Also they have many ATMs! :)
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patty a.
patty a.
Bronx, NY
4 years, 11 months ago
It can be since they do have free checking if you are in college (at least they did when I was in school). Also, they won't charge any fees if you have some type of direct deposit.
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