YouTube now have student discounts for YouTube Music and YouTube Premium.
According to Google, this is what you need to be eligible for the student discount.
- Be enrolled as a full-time student at a United States Title IV accredited college or university. Student plan memberships are not currently offered in any other location.
- Be verified as a student by SheerID.
If you meet all the eligibility requirements for a membership, you will be eligible for up to four years of student membership. You will be required to re-verify your eligibility every year.
YouTube Music Premium will cost $4.99 a month with the discount and YouTube Premium for $6.99 a month with the discount. Without the discount, Youtube Music is $9.99 and YouTube Premium is $11.99.
The discount for students will bring a younger audience to a fairly new streaming service. Google believes the effect of this discount will popularize the streaming service in the years to come.