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Looking for the perfect college girl gift ideas? Here are a variety of gifts for every type of college girl. 

Gifting for college girls can either be the easiest task or the most daunting... there's no in-between! 

You want to find a gift that shows you care while also not being insanely overpriced. Simple, right? ? Well, no need to worry because this post has a gift that any college girl will love.

Christmas gifting does not have to be stressful; this is the happiest time of the year where you can show people how much you care about them. And if you're in doubt, ask yourself if you would want this gift. If the answer is yes, then you are on the right track! So have fun, enjoy, and let's get planning!

This post is all about college girl gift ideas.

Our Top College Girl Gift Ideas:

Best Overall: Revlon Air Brush

"This hair dryer is a gamer changer.... you will never go back!"

Best Under $25: Initials Necklace

"I've been seeing this necklace everywhere. Super trendy and a perfect gift for any girl that loves to accessorize!"

Best Value: Hotexy Workout Set

"The quality does not match the price. This workout set is absolutely amazing and completely lives up to the hype!"

Most Popular: Gold Hoop Earrings

"I wear them all the time and the gold plating was done really well!"

Best Custom Gift: Personalized Travel Set

"This travel set is gorgeous and now my necklaces never get tangled!"

Best Subscription: FabFitFun Subscription

"I was gifted the FabFitFun box last year and love it so much. I look forward to my box every few months!"

Best Cooking Appliance: Instant Pot

"This Instant Pot has seriously changed my life. I don't know how I lived without it!"

Cheap College Girl Gift Ideas Under $15:

1. Carhartt Beanie

You cannot go onto a college campus without seeing this beanie on at least 20 girls. It's comfy and perfect for any girl in a cold climate. They take any outfit to the next level and will become a classic piece in her wardrobe. 

2. Gold Hoop Earrings

Gold earrings have become the piece of the year. They look stunning and are super lightweight, yet give you that quality feel.

Gifting simple jewelry pieces is an easy go-to for a holiday gift!

3. Sunglasses

I don't think it's possible to have too many pairs of sunglasses. For those bright days, they are a necessity, especially when walking to class. It's also almost impossible to not lose a pair (or two), which is why it's a great gift idea.

4. Hair Claw Clips

Large hair clips are the new secret weapon, trust me. Running late to class? No problem, throw your hair in a banana clip and you automatically look put together. 

Banana clips are super easy to use; you simply twist your hair low bun and then use the banana clip to keep the twist secure!

5. Keyring Bracelet

No college student will be upset getting this keyring as a gift; it truly makes carrying around your keys so much easier.

6. Personalized Initial Necklace

Everyone loves a personalized gift and this necklace could not be more gorgeous! You can easily stack this necklace with others or leave it on it's own; either way it will look amazing. 

Gold necklaces have and will always be a classic piece. Highly recommend! 

7. AirPods Case

Since every other college student has AirPods, it can sometimes be hard to distinguish your pair from another, which is why it is an amazing idea to get a case.

You will never have to go another day wondering if you just put in someone else's AirPods in your ears (a gross, true story)! 

8. Oversized Hoodie

Comfy, cozy, perfect for going to classes, and sleeping in bed all day. Need I say more?

9. Thick Wool Socks

It was not until I received a pair of wool socks as a gift did I realize how life-changing they are.

If you go to school somewhere with cold winters, then wool socks are a staple; they will keep you warm, and you'll feel like you're wearing a blanket around your feet, they're the best!

10. Makeup Brush Cleaner

This gift is simply you being a good friend. So many people forget to clean their makeup brushes. Friends help friends remember to wash something that they're applying to their faces daily. ?

College Girl Gifts 2020 Under $50:

11. Workout Set

This workout set has been hyped up SO much and for good reasons. The quality is incredible, especially for the price.

You'll probably want to order them in every color once you get your first pair; this is what I call a true "bang for your buck".

12. Glossier Lip Gloss

If she's a makeup lover, then she's probably obsessed with Glossier. I have not met anyone who doesn't love Glossier; they just know what they're doing.

You can get anything from Glossier, and it will make her happy, but make sure to keep the gift in the pink bubble wrap bag it came in (it's a thing, trust me).

13. Blue Light Glasses

Everyone needs a pair of blue light glasses. Everyone.

If you are staring at a screen for too long weird things happen to your eyes, and especially with most classes going fully online blue light glasses have become a necessity.

14. Whitening Strips

Who doesn't want white teeth?

The most common response to opening this gift is, "I've been meaning to get these for so long!". 

15. Slippers 

Slippers put smiles on faces. They are amazing for college since almost every college apartment floor cannot be trusted.

16. Portable Charger

You know those things you can't imagine your life without? This is one of them. If you are out of your apartment in classes all day, your devices will probably die, so having a portable charger is a lifesaver!

17. Eyelash Growth Enhancer

This eyelash growth enhancer works like magic! Your eyelashes will be on another level after applying this for a few weeks.

18. Diffuser

Countless studies have shown the benefits of essential oil diffusers. Essential oil is so amazing for your body, and using the diffuser will also make your room smell divine.

Seriously though, essential oils are amazing for your skin, health and can also be used for so many other purposes (cleaning, etc.).

19. Sports Bra

This Nike sports bra is insanely supportive and comfy. Whether you're working out or just casually going to class, you can't go wrong with a great quality sports bra.

20. Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask's are as common as AirPods in college (which means, for real, almost every other girl you see has one). They champ every water bottle out there and are a staple college item.

21. Daisy Perfume

Girls love their perfumes, and this one is a classic for any college girl. I swear the perfume tailors itself to each person it's on, call me crazy!

But, for real, I have gotten so many compliments on this perfume. Highly recommend!

College Girl Gift Ideas Under $100:

22. Echo Dot

This is definitely a gift that is perfect for any girl (any person in general). Amazon's Echo Dot is connected with Alexa, allowing you to play your music, tell you about the weather, create a grocery list for you... it's fantastic.

23. Slip Pillow Case

Everyone needs a silk pillowcase, I can't imagine my life without one now. A regular pillowcase is horrible for your skin.

The silk pillowcase helps prevent wrinkles, amazing for anyone with acne, and regulates your body heat. If you have curly hair, it will also keep your hair from getting frizzy! These pillowcases are next level.

24. Nike Air Force 1 

I'm going to sound like a broken record, but you cannot go wrong with Nike Air Force 1's. Everyone has them (and for good reason). They work with any outfit and are above all comfy. I love them, you'll love them and so will your best friend.

25. Poloroid Camera

College is a memorable time that you will always go back to and remember, which is why it's so important to take photos! You will never regret capturing the moments, good and bad.

26. FabFitFun Subscription Box

I received a FabFitFun subscription as a Christmas gift last year and can say it's one of my favorite gifts I've ever gotten. Every single season you get a new box of goodies tailored to your likes; it's like Christmas every season!

27. Revlon Air Brush

This blowdryer is hands down one of the best. I use it every day, and it makes getting ready in the morning quick and easy.

Your hair will be silky smooth, and the airbrush gives you the perfect blowout.

28. Roses Candle

This candle is out of this world and will make your room smell a-maz-ing.

Some people just use the candle as a decorative piece, which I understand, but it is truly worth lighting!

29. NutriBullet

I make a smoothie every single morning, and the NutriBullet is perfect for a college student; it's small, and you can take your smoothie to-go in the blending cup!

30. Skincare Set

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Taking care of your skin is so important and "Drunk Elephant" is a college-crowd favorite.

I love the variety available in the set; you can really test out every product and see what works for you!

31. Personalized Jewelry Travel Case

gifts for college students under 100

Every girl needs a jewelry case for traveling!

College consists of going to and from home and it's common to be out of town more than once during the semester so a travel jewelry case is invaluable.

32. Vanity Mirror

A large vanity mirror is a game-changer in college.

Sharing a bathroom is more common than not, and trying to do your hair in a tiny makeup mirror is almost impossible. A vanity mirror gives you the perfect lighting and makes it painless to do your hair.

Best College Girl Gift Ideas over $100:

33. Daniel Wellington Watch

Talk about a stunning watch. I love how classic yet chic this watch is.

This is a piece of jewelry someone would have forever. If you're looking for a sentimental gift, this is perfect!

34. AirPods

I could not live without my AirPods. I remember the wires of my old headphones getting caught on everything, and when you're walking to classes, headphones are a necessity.

AirPods are one of my favorite inventions, and I don't know anyone who doesn't love them!

35. Puffer Coat

Puffer coats are amazing and girls who go to school in colder climates need one to survive! 

36. Barefoot Dreams Blanket

For years I wanted a Barefoot Dreams blanket, the hype around them is crazy, and now that I have one, I can truly say they are worth it.

I cannot fully describe to you how amazing these blankets are; they're cozy, super soft, and lightweight while still keeping you warm. I love wrapping mine around my waist and tucking it in. I walk around with it on, and it's just perfect. Can you tell I love it?

37. Suitcase

As I said, travel is a part of the college experience and having a quality suitcase is a necessity. Coming from someone who had drag around a cheap suitcase, I can tell you the investment is worth it!

38. Apple Watch

Apple Watches are amazing, and for the college girls on the go, the accessibility is a game changer.

You can track almost anything, and you can check your messages, the weather, etc. without having to pull out your phone!

39. T3 Whirl Trio

The T3 curler is next-level amazing!

The curling iron gives you the perfect curl, and I love how easy it is to interchange the wands.

40. Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

My sister has this speaker, and it is my favorite (I stole it from her for a few months before having to give it back).

This is a no-fuss speaker that can get as loud or quiet as you want. Also, it's the easiest speaker I've found to connect/ disconnect from your phone quickly.

41. Instant Pot

College girls are in a rush, trust me, I know. This instant pot makes your food taste like those amazing meals you make in a crockpot but only takes 10-15 minutes to cook.

42. Moncler Pom Pom Hat

One of my favorite winter hats that takes your outfit from a five to a ten in an instant.

I seriously love this hat, and it looks incredible with any winter outfit.

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