NFL Sunday Ticket student price: eligibility, how to sign up

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College students are on a budget, but they also enjoy watching their favorite NFL teams, even if they've gone to school somewhere they're not on local TV.

NFL Sunday Ticket has offered student pricing, dubbed NFL Sunday Ticket TVU, as a special offer for college students to save on NFL Sunday Ticket at a fraction of the price of the service normally. However, that was when the service was offered by DirecTV. NFL Sunday Ticket was picked up by YouTube and is going to be available on YouTube TV and YouTube PrimeTime Channels for the 2023 NFL season.

The NFL Sunday Ticket cost on YouTube has been announced, but does that include a deal exclusively for students? Here's what we know.

Does YouTube offer NFL Sunday Ticket student prices?

Yes, YouTube is offering an NFL Sunday Ticket Student Plan that allows eligible students to sign up for NFL Sunday Ticket and watch out-of-market games on Sundays that air on CBS and Fox.

Preseason, postseason, local and nationally available games are not available through the NFL Sunday Ticket Student plan.

How much is NFL Sunday Ticket for students?

YouTube' NFL Sunday Ticket Student Plan costs subscribers $109 for the entire season and an extra $10 to add NFL RedZone to their plan. 

Who is eligible for NFL Sunday Ticket for students?

You may have noticed that we mentioned "eligible students" above. NFL Sunday Ticket is pretty good about making sure that if you are not currently enrolled in an eligible university that you cannot reap the benefits of this discount.

Here are the requirements to sign up for the NFL Sunday Ticket Student Plan:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university.
  • Be verified as a student by SheerID

What else you need to know about NFL Sunday Ticket student deal

Students are limited to watching just one game at a time, which means you can't share this deal with friends or family.

The NFL Sunday Ticket Student Plans is also only available to watch through YouTube Primetime Channels, you cannot sign up for it through YouTube TV.

Your purchase of the NFL Sunday Ticket Student Plan is a one-time purchase, it does not automatically renew at the end of the season. So if you want to have NFL Sunday Ticket at these prices all of your college experience, then you need to buy it at the start of each new school year.

Michael Balderston

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Only Murders in the Building, Yellowstone, The Boys, Game of Thrones and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun. Follow on Letterboxd.

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