86 Easy College Halloween Costumes That Are Perfect for Any College Party

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Halloween is quickly approaching which means costume planning is/will be in full swing.

What you wear for Halloween is a big deal, especially in college. Usually, you need not only one costume but 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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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.

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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 custom is so easy to put together but looks really cute with a group of friends.

Add trendy sunglasses and 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.

5. Devil
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A devil is a staple costume but this shag sweater takes it up a whole 'nother level.

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

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

7. Hot Cowgirls
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Yeehaww - We are all here for this group halloween costume.

8. GoGo Girls
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This really easy costume is perfect for channeling the 70's and getting groovy the entire night.

9. Star Costume
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Channel your inner goddess and become this hot star/moon. This costume is GOOD.

10. Cave Girls
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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 costume to replicate.

12. Gangsters
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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.

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14. Genie
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With how popular boxing is nowadays as a workout, I am sure if you ask around you will be able to find boxing gloves pretty easily! Wear a sports bra with latex shorts and a silk bathrobe, and you’ve officially become a hot wrestler.

15. Hot Girl Scout
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If you were in Girl Scouts then this is a must!! You seriously are just wearing a a regular outfit and throwing your trusty sash on 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 of shirt like that, you can easily find something like that on Forever 21 or another inexpensive store. Or even better, DIY it! Super easy and cheap college halloween costume thats 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 easy and cheap to get off Amazon!

Just and FYE this skirt is super short! If thats 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 ;).

19. Lifeguard 

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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!! 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.

22. Roaring 20's
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This is definitely one of my favorite college halloween costumes for couples! It's so classy and probably could use a few items you already have in your closet. 

23. Betty And Jughead From Riverdale
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Who doesn't love Riverdale? And if you can't be Lili Reinhart in real life, then you should just go for it on 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 Secret Angel
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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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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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black and white stripped crop top

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 2020.

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

34. Rock And 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 2020 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
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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 quite 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. Pinata
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This pinata costume has to be one of the funniest and best halloween costumes ever.

If you want to be the life of the part than 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

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

42. Alien Costume
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Alien costumes are on 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 apart 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 but don't worry if you have more people, you can always go to the numbers (lol)!

44. Cowgirls

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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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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 2020, 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. Daphne And Velma

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Classic female halloween characters are always a great choice. You can't go wrong being Daphne and Velma 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 fall down your face. 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?

51. Sexy Swat Team

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This Swat Team costume could also be called "Kim Possible 2.0".

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

58. Pirate

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If you are looking for a quick halloween costume idea, this is perfect for you; find a red bandana, put on your favorite black outfit, and call it a day.

59. Tune Squad

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This is one of the best halloween costume ideas for groups if you all want to still have your own unique costume!

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 2020.

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. Skiiers

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

63. Cop

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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 it 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.

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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

Get ready to pull out your Ninja skills in this Halloween costume idea.

72. Butterfly Wings

Butterfly wings will definitely catch people's attention. This costume is great because it's subtle when you're not holding out the wings, and eye-catching when you do!

73. Minnie Mouse

This is such a cute costume, especially if you are on the shorter side!

74. Skeleton Body Suit

This Skeleton costume is perfect for going out at night and when you're in a dark area.

75. Snow White Princess

Disney Princesses aren't actually done that often which is why the costume is one of the best halloween costume ideas 2020 edition.

76. 80's Costume

An 80's costume is a classic halloween costume that you just can't go wrong with.

77. Shark Onesie

The shark onesie is super easy to put on, so all you have to worry about is your makeup and hair.

78. Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn is the crowd favorite for halloween costumes 2020.

79. Catwoman

Cat Woman is making an appearance everyone this year which makes it a great costume to wear.

80. Toy Story Costume

Everyone loves Toy Story, and being able to put your hair in a braid and not worry about it all night is a bonus.

81. Superwoman

Superwoman is a boss, and everyone is obsessed with her, so you can't go wrong with this costume.

82. Nurse

If you are a nursing student, this costume is perfect for you because you probably already have scrubs (or if you have a nursing friend ask to borrow theirs). Just find some fake glue, and you have a costume!

83. Pineapple Onesie

This hilarious costume will definitely get attention Halloween night; the dress is flattering and the costume is funny which makes it perfect for Halloween!

84. Disco Queen

If you have dance moves, then this halloween costume is for you. If you don't have dance moves, then this costume will be hilarious to wear; a win-win for everyone.

85. Mummy

You can never go wrong with a mummy costume; it always ends up looking great.

86. "Clueless" Cher Costume

Cher is one of the greatest movie characters of all time, so you can't go with this halloween costume idea.

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