Teachers know how important it is to score the best deals, especially when it comes to pricey tech products. If you’re in the market for a new laptop, desktop, or tablet, you might want to check out the Apple education discount. Not only does Apple have a special back-to-school offer for educators, you can also find prices slashed on Macs and iPads all year round.
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How To Get the Apple Education Discount
There is currently no need to verify your teaching status to purchase products with the education discount. That said, there is a chance someone from the company may reach out afterwards to confirm you fit into their eligibility criteria. It doesn’t happen often, but it’s possible. Here’s the full list of those who qualify for the education discount:
- K-12: Any employee of a public or private K-12 institution in the United States is eligible, including homeschool teachers. In addition, school board members who are currently serving as elected or appointed members are eligible. PTA or PTO executives currently serving as elected or appointed officers are eligible.
- Higher Education: Faculty and staff of Higher Education institutions in the United States and students attending or accepted into a Higher Education institution in the United States are eligible to purchase. Purchases from the Apple Store for Education Individuals are not for institutional purchase or resale.
- Higher Education Parents: College students or parents purchasing on behalf of their child who is a student currently attending or accepted into a public or private Higher Education institution in the United States are eligible to purchase.
The store also limits how many products you can purchase with the discount each year:
- Desktop: One per year
- Mac mini: One per year
- Notebook: One per year
- iPad: Two per year
- Accessories: Two accessories per year
Apple Education Pricing for Teachers
You can find a range of products available in the Apple Education Store, each one marked down by about 10 percent. That cuts costs by $50 to $100, depending on the item. Here are the ones that can apply to teachers:
- MacBook Air: From $899 ($100 savings)
- MacBook Pro: From $1,199 ($100 savings)
- iMac: From $1,249 ($100 savings)
- iPad Pro: From $749 ($50 savings)
- iPad Air: From $549 ($50 savings)
Apple education pricing also includes 20 percent off AppleCare+. Additionally, students get a one-month free trial of Apple Music and free access to Apple TV+ with a student rate of $5.99 a month after the free trial.
Back-to-School Apple Education Promotion
In addition to the regular education pricing and perks, Apple has a special back-to-school offer. Educators and students also receive a $150 Apple gift card when purchasing a Mac and a $100 gift card when purchasing an iPad.
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