Ford College Student Discount

College Student In Car

Are you a current college or trade school student or alumni that are within two years of your graduation date? If so, you’re eligible to receive a $750 Exclusive Cash Reward* on a purchase or a $500 Exclusive Cash Reward• on a lease of an eligible new 2021-2023 model year Ford EcoSport, Edge, Escape, Mustang, Ranger, F-150, Maverick, or Lincoln vehicle. We have all of the details about the Ford college graduate discount below, and you can contact our sales team for additional information. We’re here to help make your buying experience stress- and hassle-free. 



Does Ford Give College Student Discounts?

Yes, they do! The Ford brand recognizes you and wants to help get you behind the driver’s seat of the new Ford model that’s right for your driving needs and budget. As mentioned above, if you’re a current trade school or college student or Alumni that’s within two years of graduation date, you’re eligible to get a $75p Exclusive Cash Reward* on a purchase or a $500 Exclusive Cash Reward* on a lease of an eligible new 2021/2022/2023 Ford model year EcoSport, Edge, Mustang, Escape, F-150, Maverick, Ranger, or Lincoln vehicle. 

In addition, if you join FordPass™ Rewards, you will earn 42,000 points** on your new purchase — a $200 value! You can use these points towards OEM accessories or future maintenance visits.

How Does the Ford College Student Discount Work?

Students must meet one of the following requirements to be eligible for the discount:

New Vehicle

  • Active College or Tarde School students who are enrolled full- or half-time based on their accredited four-year college/University, Junior College, Community College, or Trade School’s specifications. 
  • Active Graduate students must be currently enrolled based on their accredited Graduate School program specifications. 
  • Recent college graduates/Alumni must have graduated, and the date must be within two years.

Students must have finished all of the requirements for graduation to participate, and you can provide a Letter of Intent to attend a qualified university. College student internship participants, trade school apprenticeships, and medical school residencies now qualify! You must be currently attending or will be attending next semester.

What would make a student ineligible for this program?

  • Enrolled less than half-time based on the accredited College/University/Trade School’s specifications
  • One-course completion certificates
  • On-the-job training courses (sales training, teaching certificates, professional designations, and adult education courses)
  • English as a second language courses doesn’t qualify

Proof of Eligibility

Showing proof of full- or part-time enrollment status based on your accredited four-year college/university, junior college, community college, or trade school’s specifications. However, if you’re in between terms for the summer or a break between semesters, or you’re a high school senior entering college in the fall, proof of prior or future term enrollment. Eligible documents include:

  • Copy of College/University Diploma
  • Copy of Final Transcript
  • Letter from College/University/Trade School Registrar’s office stating conferred graduation date and type of degree earned
  • Dated letter of intent confirming enrollment – valid for no more than six months
  • Current class schedule

The student’s full name and school name must be listed as the original part of the documents you’re providing.

Local Colleges

Are you preparing for college and not sure which colleges to check out and consider? We have some excellent options for colleges in the area:

  1. SUNY Albany
  2. The College of Saint Rose
  3. RPI
  4. Siena
  5. SUNY Schenectady
  6. Hudson Valley Community College
  7. Union College

Explore Our Current Inventory at Ford of Latham!

When you’re ready to find your new Ford vehicle, give us a call! We work hard to help you find the new Ford vehicle that’s right for you! We offer competitive rates and excellent vehicle specials for additional savings. 


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