Apple offers college students free AirPods, deals on Mac and iPad

Apple offers college students free AirPods along with deals on Mac and iPad


Apple back to school 2020 deals are already here
Get a deal on a Mac or iPad with Apple’s 2020 back-to-school sale. And get free AirPods too.
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Summer is just starting but Apple is already thinking back-to-school. College students and teachers can save up to $200 on a MacBook or iMac. Or up to $100 on iPads. And get a pair of AirPods gets thrown in for free.

In previous years, Apple’s back-to-school promo always included Beats headphones. This is the first time AirPods have been part of the deal instead.

The promise is spelled out on Apple’s back-to-school page, “Shop for a Mac or iPad with education pricing and get AirPods on us. You can even upgrade to AirPods Pro.”

Apple back-to-school deals on Mac and iPad

Apple offers a range of deals on macOS devices to college students, as well as teachers. For example, the new 13-inch MacBook Air is as little as $899, which is $100 off the regular cost. iMac pricing starts at $1,049, or $50 off. Or a 16-inch MacBook Pro can be had for $2,199, down $200 for the usual.

Plus, there are deals on tablets. An iPad Air starts at $479, which is $20 of the regular cost. iPad Pro is as little as $749, or $50 off.

And free AirPods

Order a Mac or iPad through Apple’s educational portal and get a pair of AirPods free. Add a wireless charging case for $40. Or upgrade to AirPods Pro for $90.

Apple back-to-school deals are not available to K-12 students. Education pricing is restricted to “current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels.”


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