31 Best Back-to-School Sales and Deals for College Students

With summer vacations, beach trips, barbecues and pool parties in full swing, back-to-school shopping might be the last thing on kids’ minds. But for parents, shopping for clothes and school supplies is right around the corner — and it can get expensive. Back-to-school purchases will cost Americans an estimate $68 billion this year, according to survey data collected by the National Retail Federation.

If you’re trying to cut back on expenses this year, you can save with back-to-school sales and offers. Check out these exclusive deals on popular items.

Related: 6 Ways to Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

Save Money with Back-to-School Deals, Sales and Supplies

Aeropostale: Take $10 off your purchase of $50 or more at AERO with this printable coupon. Offer valid through the end of August.

Amazon.com: Save up to 90 percent off on all used textbooks.

American Musical Supply: Get your college-age kid geared up for the band. For a limited time, save 10% on your purchase with promo code WL614.

Ashley Stewart: Through Aug. 7, get 15 percent off your total purchase with promo code JULHOT.

Best Buy: Save up to $200 on select MacBook and iMac computers from Best Buy for a limited time.

Boden: Get up to 15 percent off and free shipping on orders over $49 through Aug. 8.

Club Monaco: Print out your coupon for 30 percent off sale styles in stores and online. Use coupon code THESALEONSALE for 40 percent off clearance items online through Aug. 2.

DICK’S Sporting Goods: Get $10 off your in-store purchase of $50 or more through July 31 with this printable coupon.

Dollar General: The perfect deal for pens, notebooks and other back-to-school supplies. Get $5 off your order of $20 or more. Use promo code SAVE4BTS.

eBags: Get 20 percent off Samsonite products through Aug. 1 with code SAM20.

Famous Footwear: From gym sneakers to winter boots, if you buy one pair of shoes at Famous Footwear, you’ll get the second pair half off.

Finish Line: Pack a new style by shopping the back-to-school backpack sale at Finish Line through Sept. 19.

Glasses.com: Get 20 percent off prescription glasses and sunglasses with coupon code PROMOCODES20.

Hanes: Get up to 50 percent off back-to-school merchandise when you shop through CouponCraze.com. Offer valid through 2 p.m. on Aug. 12.

Kmart: Save $5 when you spend $39 or more on family apparel. Get $10 off when you spend $59 or more, or get $15 off when you spend $79 or more. Use code BMSMBTS through Sept. 5.

Kohl’s: Save at Kohl’s with promo code SCHOOL15. You’ll get 15 percent off select apparel, shoes and backpacks. Code valid through Aug. 1.

L.L. Bean: Save up to 60 percent and get free shipping through Aug. 10. No code required for this back-to-school deal.

Lands’ End: Get $20 off your purchase of $100 or more through Aug. 13 by using this printable coupon.

Lenovo: Don’t let your college-age kid leave home or the dorm without a new laptop. Find select savings from Lenovo.

Levi’s: Get 15 percent off any order when you use your child’s student discount. Offer good through Sept. 30. No code needed for this deal.

Microsoft Store: Save $100 on select PCs with promo code SAVE100.

Newegg: All back-to-school watches are up to 56 percent off. You can also get $50 off a SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S with coupon code SAMSUNGBTS50 and $80 off a GoPro HERO3 with code 0721BTSTGT59.

Roxy: Get free shipping and an extra 40 percent off select items with promo code SCHOOL40. Code value through Aug. 1.

Soffe: Save 30 percent on Soffe fashion favorites for back-to-school. No code required for this limited time offer.

Staples: Through Aug. 1, buy a backpack at Staples and get 25% off school supplies with coupon code 80545.

Target: Save $10 on orders of $50 or more through Aug. 1 with coupon code COLLEGE. You can also get free shipping on Target.com orders of $25 or more.

Textbooks.com: Get up to 60 percent off on textbooks and free standard shipping on orders of $25 or more at Textbooks.com. No code required.

TigerDirect: Save hundreds of dollars on select laptops and desktop computers with TigerDirect’s back-to-school sale.

TOMS Shoes: Get $10 off your order of $100 or more through Oct. 1 with coupon code TOMS10OFF.

Under Armour: For a limited time, get free standard shipping on orders over $49 at Under Armour. You can also get free 2-day shipping on orders over $149.

Walmart: Shop back-to-school essentials at Walmart and receive up to 10 percent cash back when you order through BeFrugal.com. Offer valid through Sept. 17.

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