10 Best Student Discounts in Delaware

There are eight colleges and universities in Delaware and that means many restaurants, bars, retail stores, and entertainment centers offer deep discounts to college kids living on a tight budget. The big college towns, like Dover, Newark, and Wilmington have the highest concentrations of deals. You'll find discounts on coffee, burgers, pub grub, NASCAR, escape rooms, movies, and more. So, skim a little cash off the top of that beer fund and check out the 10 best student discounts in the state. 

Note: As discount offers frequently change, please double check with the business before you go.

Bing’s Bakery, Newark, DE

Not only is Bing’s Bakery one of the best bakeries in town (you have seen them on our lists before) they also deliver to any dorm room on the University of Delaware campus. So, whether you want to surprise that special someone or that sweet tooth is acting up again, Bing’s has got you covered. Plus, as an Off-Campus Meal Plan (OCMP) participant, your order is discounted with a valid college ID. 

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Brew HaHa, Newark, DE

Deck out like an alpine ski lodge, complete with stone fireplace, wooden tables, and leather couches, Brew HaHa is serious about coffee but casual about attire. Plus, as part of the University of Delaware’s OCMP, students drink at a discount, which makes the already low price for breakfast and a cup of Joe (normally under $15) even more affordable.

Buddy’s Burgers, Newark, DE

Who doesn’t love hand-cut fries, fresh juicy burgers, and ice cold shakes? Well, now college kids, too, can dine on such delicacies as this burger joint has joined the OCMP line up. That means students eat at a discount with a valid college ID and can choose from signature sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, entrees, burgers, more.

Catherine Rooney’s, Wilmington, DE

Catherine Rooney’s may be the most happening place in town, and this rocking bar is open late every day of the. Offering deals for college students, like $5 burger Tuesdays, $5 appetizer Mondays, 35-cent wing Wednesdays, and $8 Drunken Muscle and Clam Thursdays, it may well be the most affordable meal around. Plus, as a member of the OCMP, students get discount on whatever they order, not just the specials.

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Matthew’s Hallmark at Dover Mall, Dover, DE

At Matthew's Hallmark, you will find invitations and announcements, cards, postcard, announcement and even get assistance mailing your cards. Plus, students take 25 percent off the top of every purchase with a valid student ID. So, if you need thank you card, special occasion cards, or you are thinking of someone special, you find it at Matthew’s.

Dover Speedway, Dover, DE

Every year this official NASCAR speedway offers college packages specifically designed for students. For just $25, college kids can tailgate before and during races, load up the cooler and bring it to your seats, enjoy a free concert before the race, and “feel the rush of 150 mph.” Though the Monster Mile is no longer available, check the Dover Speedway website often.

Tanger Outlet, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Who doesn’t love shopping, and, shopping by the beach? Plus, even college kids who are a little short on cash can get in on this action. That is because select stores at the Tanger Outlet offer discounts for students, teachers, and the military. Store like Calvin Klein, Dooney & Bourke, and many others offer 10 percent off the entire store with a valid student ID.

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Escape Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Escape Rehoboth is a six-room escape facility that offers themed escape scenarios like Cursed, Lost Tomb, and Wrong Place: Wrong Time. Plus, student play for $5 off the regular price, so bring a friend and head down to the beach to test your luck at solving the puzzles and escaping the room before your time is up.

AMC Theatres, Dover, DE

AMC Theatres have roots that reach all the way back to the 1920s, and the company, started by three brothers, has long been committed to providing the best movie-going experience in the business. Plus, you’ll find the most recent blockbusters, theatre festivals, indie and international films, premium concession-stand offerings, and even reclining seats. And, what’s more, students are welcome at a reduced rate.

Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, DE

Get your culture on with some drama, as the Delaware Theatre offers $20 student ticket and $15 tickets for student groups over 10. This is not only a great way to experience high-quality theater, but it gets you to connect with the local happenings in the community a little better. 

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