20 College Budget-Friendly Gifts That'll Make You Click 'Add to Cart'

20 College Budget-Friendly Gifts That'll Make You Click 'Add to Cart'

It’s the season of giving, and no matter what holidays you do or don’t celebrate, giving (and receiving) presents is always exciting. If you get a thrill from picking out the perfect gift for people, we can relate. Unfortunately, living on a college budget can make this task more stressful than joyful. You want to give a gift everyone the right present, but you’re not about to drain your life savings on holiday shopping. No worries. We’ve compiled a list of college budget-friendly gifts that your friends and fam will love (and your wallet will thank you for). They’re all $20 and under, so you won’t have to cut back on buying those peppermint mochas.

College Budget-Friendly Gifts for $20 and Under

  1. The trendy winter hoodie ($20)
  2. The coffee lover’s dream travel mug ($15)
  3. The makeup palette anyone will love ($19)
  4. The blanket every dorm bed needs ($19)
  5. The workout gear any gym buff will obsess over ($20)
  6. The moisturizer your mom will thank you for ($17)
  7. The ideal winter break book ($20)
  8. The jewelry dish for your zodiac-obsessed friend ($8)
  9. The best desk accessory for your studious pal ($20)
  10. The slides your sister will never stop talking about ($20)
  11. The crossbody bag you won’t be seen without ($20)
  12. The world’s cutest makeup brush set ($20)
  13. The winter skincare kit you will swear by ($20)
  14. The trendy laptop skin your best friend’s computer needs ($12)
  15. The perfect planner for your A-type friend ($10)
  16. The mini grill your S.O. will love ($16)
  17. The must-have bathroom accessory ($18)
  18. The water bottle that makes anyone instantly cooler ($15)
  19. The heavenly scented candle you’ll never want to blow out ($13)
  20. The scarf your roommate will never take off ($19)


What great buys are you finding this year? Let us know below; we wanna shop, too!

Opening image by Liv Iriarte