How to Apply for the Bank of the Sierra Visa College Rewards Card

The Bank of the Sierra Visa College Rewards Card is the Bank of the Sierra credit card for students. Due to the fact that so many students suffer financially, the card has no annual fee. The rewards program associated with the card also allows students with the College Rewards Card to collect points that can be redeemed for cash back, merchandise, travel, and gift cards.

If you’re interested in applying for the Bank of the Sierra Visa College Rewards Card but are unsure as to how you can, the following instructions will have you applied in no time. Before we get started, it is strongly recommended that you read the Privacy Policy that you can find on the Bank of the Sierra website.


Before beginning the application process, note that applicants are required to be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Living at a U.S. address
  • In possession of valid U.S. social security number

How to Apply

The application can be completed faster and more efficiently if you are prepared. Collect your social security number and your income information in advance and the process will be a lot quicker.

Step 1: Go to This Webpage.

On the aforementioned webpage, locate your card in the list of cards. The Bank of the Sierra Visa College Rewards Card is the second-last one on the page. Click on the “Apply Now” button.

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Step 2: Find your card again in the list. The Bank of the Sierra Visa Platinum Credit Card is under “Enjoy a longer intro rate” in this case. Click “Apply Now” again.

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Step 3: We’re almost done! This step includes a form that must be filled in. Make sure to input:

  • Your name
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Email address
  • Primary phone number

For the “Housing Information” segment, input:

  • Street address
  • City, state, and ZIP code
  • Amount of time you have lived at your address
  • Housing status
  • Monthly housing payment
  • Whether or not you have an alternate mailing address

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Step 4: Next on the form, include your:

  • Employment status
  • Annual income
  • Other income sources (yes or no)

Also make sure to indicate what account you already have with the Bank of the Sierra. Also enter in what type of school you attend and when you expect to graduate.

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Step 5: Finally, read and review the Terms and Conditions. This step is very important so you know what the contract is like that you will be legally bound to. After clicking “I accept the Terms and Conditions”, you’re finished!

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