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This post is all about college halloween costumes.

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Halloween is quickly approaching which means costume planning is about to be in full swing.

What you wear for Halloween is a big deal, especially in college. Usually, you need not only one costume but two or three! hellooo, Halloweekend 🙂

I have put together a roundup of the BEST halloween costumes that I could find... easy, cheap, with a sprinkle of sexy added in (let's be honest, that's a pretty essential part for College halloween parties :/).

BTW, if you're looking for couple costume ideas, check out my post 32 Easy Couple Costumes to Copy that are Perfect for a College Party. Seriously, some of these are hilarious.

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This post is all about college halloween costumes.

1. White Claw

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How could you not do this college Halloween costume with your friends?!

Even better, make sure you have a White Claw in your hand the entire time wearing this.

2. Clown

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Channel your childhood fears by doing a hot clown costume for your college Halloween party!

3. Ski Girls

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This costume is so easy to put together and looks really cute with a group of friends.

Add fun colored goggles and you have a costume everyone will love.

4. Sun and Moon

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An epic costume idea to do with your best friend that is so good you'll remember it forever.

And pretty unique!

5. Devil

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Recreate this Halloween costume:

A devil is a staple costume but this shag sweater takes it up a whole 'nother level. And it's perfect if you go to school in a cold state for Halloween!

6. Cloud

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Recreate this college Halloween costume:

(Get a bag of stuffing and hot glue it to this bandeau)

You'll need to get a little crafty for this college Halloween costume but the payoff is big - how cute is this?!

7. Hot Cowgirls

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Recreate this college best friends Halloween costume:

Yeehaww - We are all here for this group Halloween costume.

8. GoGo Girls

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Recreate this college Halloween costume:

This really easy costume is perfect for channeling the 70's and getting groovy all night long.

9. Star Costume

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Channel your inner goddess and become this hot star/moon for a night. This costume is GOOD.

10. Cave Girls

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Recreate this college Halloween costume idea:

If this is what girls dressed like in the Flintstones, I am here for it.

11. Incredibles

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Hands down the best Incredibles costume I have seen yet and is so good that is HAS to be recreated. Plus, this is a cheap and easy costume to replicate.

12. Rappers

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Channel your inner gangsta (hate myself) with your BFF and put this epic Halloween costume together.

13. Hippies

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Gather your friends and get dressed like you're going to Woodstock...you won't want to miss this party!

14. Genie

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A genie is so cute and you don't have to put a lot of work into it to pull it off well! Especially if you love Aladdin, this would be the perfect costume for you.

15. Hot Girl Scout

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If you were in Girl Scouts then this is a must! Grab a tan mini skirt and throw on a white top with your decorated sash and you are good to go! SO easy.

16. Ice-Cream and Server

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How cute is this?! If you don’t already own a skirt or shirt like that, you can easily find something like it at Target or any other basic store. Or even better, DIY it! Super easy and cheap college halloween costume that's also super comfy!

17. Hot School Girl

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If you had a uniform in high school this college Halloween costume will be super easy to put together. If not, a uniform skirt is super cheap to get off Amazon!

Just an FYI that this skirt is super short! If that's your thing, then great, if not they have tons of longer skirts on Amazon too.

18. Naked Costume

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One of my better Halloween costumes I've done ;). It's just hilarious!

19. Lifeguard 

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Recreate this couple college Halloween costume:

You'll be saving lives and money with this couples Halloween costume. 

This cute red swimsuit is perfect for Halloween and going to the beach; it's a staple that you will be able to reuse time and time again!

20. Deer Costume

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Sooo easy and cute! Basically, just need some antler ears.

21. Skeleton Costume

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If you're one to rip tights as soon as you put them on then have no fear, this sexy Halloween costume is for you! Ripping your tights actually adds to the effect, so go for it girl.

23. Betty And Jughead From Riverdale

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Honestly, Riverdale has become kind of a crazy show, but this is still a very iconic and simple couples costume for Halloween.

Jughead and Betty are couple goals, and you and your boyfriend will be too when you rock this couples Halloween costume this year.

24. Maid Costume

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Who said maids couldn't be chic?

25. Victoria's Secret Angel

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Recreate this hot college Halloween costume:

Victoria's Secret called... they said you're the next VS Angel. 

Be prepared, if you go as a VS Angel this Halloween, people will stare in awe at how stunning you look. You've been warned. 😉

26. Sexy Firefighters

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Let's hope you don't start a fire with this outfit ;).

27. Hershey Kiss

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Recreate this college best friends Halloween costume:

If you are going out two nights in a row, this college Halloween costume is perfect for you.

Night one, you can be the sweetest Hershey Kiss the world has ever seen, and then on night two, you can take off your kiss headband and go as an alien!

28. Prisoners

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This prison costume is one of the best cheap and easy costume ideas for adults.

If you want to go the extra mile, add a fake tattoo sleeve to your costume!

29. Soccer Players

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Soccer players may not be a scary costumes idea, but this one is by far a crowd-pleaser.

This costume is an easy, quick, on-the-go idea that is one of the most perfect Halloween costume ideas for groups.

30. Darla From Finding Nemo

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Finding Nemo's Darla is a character most college students remember from their childhood, which makes her one of the best female Halloween characters to dress as in 2023.

31. Cotton Candy

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This Cotton Candy costume is perfect for you if you're a girly-girl. Not only is this one of the pretty college Halloween costumes of the year, but it is also super easy to put together!

32. Little Red Riding Hood

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Little Red Riding Hood is one of the classic female Halloween characters.

Simply put on your favorite night out black outfit, throw on a red cape, and you are good to go.

33. Black Angels

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This black angel costume is the perfect outfit to wear out on a regular college night out (minus the wings), so don't be afraid to buy a black outfit you will actually wear after Halloween is over!

34. Rock N' Roll

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As the night goes on and your hair gets messier this costume just gets better and better. Rock and roll is definitely one of the top Halloween costume ideas 2023 addition.

35. Hot Nun

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This would honestly be kind of funny at a Christian college :/. Also, probably very inappropriate, but hey, it's Halloween.

36. Unicorn

Recreate this cute college Halloween costume:

This is surprisingly one of the more creative college Halloween costume designs out there. So if you are looking for something that is not done very often this is a great costume idea for you.

37. Summer Fruit Costume

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A simple Halloween costume can make the party, don't underestimate the power of sweetness.

38. Piñata

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This piñata costume has to be one of the and best and most creative Halloween costumes ever.

If you want to be the life of the party then this costume is for you!

39. Mermaid

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You simply can't go wrong with a mermaid costume on Halloween.

40. Devil and Angel

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If you are looking for Halloween costume ideas for best friends, then this is the perfect costume for you, and I'm pretty sure you both know which one is the angel and the devil. 😉

41. Tooth Fairy

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This is a favorite of the Halloween costume ideas for couples. Perfect for anyone who wants to be #relationshipgoals for the night.

42. Alien Cowboy Costume

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Recreate this college friend group Halloween costume:

Alien costumes are one of the best Halloween costume ideas for groups.

Everyone can look unique and add their own twists to the alien costume while still looking like you're all part of a group.

43. Poker Girls

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In this Halloween costume idea for groups, you'll have to be in a group of four.

Don't worry if you have more people, you can always go to the numbers (lol)!

44. Cowgirls

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Recreate this Halloween costume:

If you love country music and wish you could spend a night going out in the south, then this is one of the best Halloween costume ideas for you!

45. Where's Waldo?

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Recreate this college couples Halloween costume:

If you have a boyfriend and you need a simple Halloween costume to find for him, then this is one of the best easy Halloween costumes for guys you'll find.

Simply find a red and white long sleeve shirt for him to wear and you're good to go.

46. Bikers

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Bikers are one of the top Halloween costume ideas for 2023, and it's a great excuse to put on some red lipstick (which will make your teeth look whiter and your lips look bigger)!

47. Velma and Daphne Costume

Recreate this best friends Halloween costume:

Classic female Halloween characters are always a great choice. You can't go wrong being Velma and Daphne for Halloween.

Who doesn't love Scooby Doo?

48. Frat Boys

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Your guy friends will crack up when they see this costume.

If you have guy friends who are in frats, you can go above and beyond by dressing in one of their actual outfits.

49. Robbers

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Cool Halloween masks like this one are perfect for hiding the makeup that's beginning to run down your face by the end of the night. It's bound to happen if you're having a good time! 

50. Barbies

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Who doesn't want to be Barbie for the day? Especially with the new Barbie movie out, this costume will be so popular this Halloween.

51. Sexy Swat Team

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You would look so good doing this alone or with your friends and being a true team!

52. Construction Worker

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You will literally shine in this construction worker costume.

53. Vampire

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If you are going for full-on sexy, then this is one of the best Halloween costumes ever for you; classic, sexy, and effortless.

54. Playboy Bunny

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If you're in a time crunch then find yourself a pair of bunny ears and you can be a Playboy Bunny!

55. Pajamas

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This is by far the comfiest of the Halloween costume ideas.

You will definitely be enjoying your night in this cozy costume.

56. Talladega Nights

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Not only is this an amazing Halloween costume idea, but you will impress many guys (and girls) if you know about this movie.

57. Batman

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Recreate this couples Halloween costume:

This classic spin of Batman is the perfect unique Halloween costume to wear this year.

58. Pirate

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This costume can either be put together really quick or be more elaborate. There are so many fun accessories on Amazon to pull off the most amazing pirate, or you can throw on a black dress or white top with a bandana and you'll still look just as good!

59. Space Jam Tune Squad

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This is one of the best Halloween costume ideas for groups or couples if you all want a simple but iconic costume idea!

60. Nurse

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If anyone asks, say you're dressed as Angela from The Office, everyone will say you have one of the best Halloween costumes of 2023.

61. "Cereal" Killer

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This is one of the Halloween costume ideas that will definitely start up multiple conversations, people are very passionate about their favorite cereals.

62. Skiers

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Recreate this college Halloween costume idea:

You can just put on your favorite athletic outfit, find ski goggles, and you will have the perfect ski costume.

63. Cop, Medic, Military

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Recreate this Halloween costume:

You and your best friends will have the best time in these Halloween costume ideas for groups.

You will all be properly dressed to make sure you can all save each other if, by the end of the night, things start getting crazy.

64. Teacher

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If you think going as a teacher for Halloween is one of the generic costumes, then think again!

This costume will never get old, and it's a perfect way to show off your body.

AMAZON COLLEGE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES:

If you're in a pinch and don't have time to DIY a costume for your Halloween party at college, these Amazon costumes are the perfect way to go! One click and you've got a college Halloween costume that will be sure to throw many looks your way.

67. Irish Beer Costume

This is a great unique Halloween costume that you will not see done very often!

68. Hooters Uniform

Hooters is a classic outfit that you just can't go wrong with at Halloween.

69. 60's Vintage

If you are looking for something classy and sweet, then this is one of the best Halloween costumes ever for you.

70. Wizard

This is the perfect Halloween costume to let out your inner Harry Potter geekiness.

Everyone will love it. Who doesn't love Harry Potter?

71. Ninja