This looks to be a decent deal on a new MacBook air from Amazon. Not as cheap as the edu store but a great price if you can't access edu pricing.
Gold only at this price. 256gb storage 8gb ram
My Amazon also show pay in 5 which could be the same for you.
Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with an up to 8-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever—up to 18 hours. MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.