Mazda College Grad Program

The Mazda College Graduate Program

Offers special incentives and financing options for recent college graduates, facilitating their purchase or lease of a new Mazda vehicle. Here’s a breakdown of the program:

  1. Eligibility Criteria:

    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college, university, or registered nursing degree.
    • Graduation from an accredited two-year college, junior college, technical college, or university.
    • Proof of income or employment is required.
  2. Benefits:

    • Special financing rates: Graduates can benefit from competitive financing rates to make their purchases more affordable.
    • Credit assistance: For those with limited credit history, the program assists in securing financing for a new Mazda.
  3. Incentives:

    • Discounts and savings: Participating Mazda dealerships offer special incentives and discounts exclusively for college graduates.
  4. How to Apply:

    • Visit a participating Mazda dealership.
    • Provide proof of graduation and employment or income.
    • Explore available vehicles and financing options tailored to your needs.

The Mazda College Graduate Program aims to support recent graduates in transitioning to the next phase of their lives by making car ownership more accessible and affordable.


On your credit application, you will need to show proof of present or future employment, starting within 120 days of your contract date. You should also know that we will determine if your income will be enough to cover vehicle payments in addition to your living expenses.

The applicant or co-applicant must meet all of the college graduate program qualifications.

1College Graduate Finance Program (which is not a rebate and instead offers competitive APRs and lease terms) is available on eligible lease or finance (including preferred option) of contracts for untitled or Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Mazda vehicles. Subject to the foregoing limits and requirements below, the College Graduate Finance Program is available upon credit approval through participating Mazda dealers and Mazda Financial Services (MFS) for finance contracts with terms up to 84 months or lease contracts with terms up to 60 months for new and current year CPO vehicles or up to 48 months for two- and three-year-old CPO vehicles. Not all applicants will qualify. To qualify for the College Graduate Finance Program, applicants must meet one of the following qualifications: Graduated or will graduate with a two-year trade or vocational degree or certification (within 6 months before graduation or within 24 months after graduation date) OR graduated or will graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, technical college or university with an Associate’s Degree (within 6 months before graduation or within 24 months after graduation date) OR graduated or will graduate from an accredited college, university or registered nursing program with a Bachelor’s Degree (within 6 months before graduation or up to 24 months after graduation date) OR currently enrolled graduate students attending an accredited graduate school or up to 36 months after graduation date with a Master’s or Doctoral degree. Eligible applicants must meet proof requirement under one of the following applicable options: If graduating within 6 months: provide a letter from the registrar’s office stating graduation date and type of degree; OR provide a copy of transcript that states current classes, credits earned, or credits needed for a degree. If graduated within 24 months from the date of purchase: provide a diploma or copy of the final transcript that states the type of degree and date earned. If enrolled in an accredited graduate school: copy of current transcript confirming enrollment in a graduate degree program; OR letter from the college/university registrar’s office enrollment in a graduate degree program. At contract signing, eligible customers must furnish verifiable proof of present or future employment, which will begin within 120 days of credit approval, with a salary sufficient to cover ordinary living expenses and vehicle payments. During the last 24 months, all obligations on your credit report must have been paid within 60 days of the due date and your credit report must not show more than $1,000 in total charge-offs. College Graduate Programs are subject to change or termination at any time. Some restrictions apply. See dealer for details. Must pay sales tax. Void where prohibited by law. Not redeemable for cash.

The trade name “Mazda Financial Services” and the Mazda and Mazda Financial Services logos are owned by Mazda Motor Corporation (“Mazda”) or its affiliates and are licensed to Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (“TMCC”). Retail installment and lease accounts are owned by TMCC and Toyota Lease Trust. TMCC is the authorized attorney-in-fact and servicer for Toyota Lease Trust. Mazda is solely responsible for its products and services and for promotional statements about them and is not affiliated with TMCC or its affiliates

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