Halloween is getting closer! For that reason, I collected 45 Halloween costume ideas for College, so you can rock every College Halloween party!
Can you believe that I struggle EVERY YEAR to find the right Halloween costume? This year is different though. I decided to find as many fun Halloween costumes as possible early on, so I didn’t have to worry last minute. Here is what I found!
(These ideas are good for last-minute choices too since they are easy to copy!)
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1. peanut butter and jelly
This Halloween costume for College is perfect if you have a bestie to dress up with! If you don’t (#me), you could also cut both T-shirts in half and glue or sew them together as one shirt. Just an idea!
This Halloween outfit is super cute as well! And I’m sure you have something in the colors of the US to put on and make a cute American outfit.
You can dress up as a schoolgirl in many different ways, like cute, nerdy, or even sexy, like this one!
One of the coolest Halloween costume ideas for college is to dress up as a sports player! Another one which you can either wear by yourself or in a group.
5. angel and devil
Got a bestie? This one is perfect! You’re going alone? Just pick one!
I love this cheerleader Halloween costume for College! It’s super cute and easy to get as well.
You could totally go to the Halloween party as fruit! It’s a fun and unique idea!
I love this idea as well! It may require some shopping for it, but that’s totally worth it!
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Who doesn’t love unicorns?! This Halloween costume idea is super easy to do and looks super cute.
Let’s get scary! That’s what Halloween is initially about, so why not show your creative side and get dressed like a Zombie!
I’m totally loving this look right now! Another great idea for group Halloween costume ideas or wearing it alone as well.
12. Guacamole (or another pun)
This one is super funny, and a great inspiration to finding your own joke or pun to make it into a real costume!
13. snow white
This costume idea requires to either having to buy the complete costume or knowing how to sew. But it certainly is a good idea!
14. Winnie Pooh
A great idea with groups would be to dress up as a story, everyone being a different character. Or you pick one and dress up like it! There are endless stories to choose from, not only Winnie Pooh.
This one is so cute!! Gotta love flowers…
Loving this idea as well! Getting everything you need for this costume won’t be too hard either, because lifeguard essentials are probably available at stores, or you just borrow them from a lifeguard friend!
17. the Incredibles
More like a group costume idea, but this one is super fun!
You don’t have to be a sunflower, there are many other types of pretty flowers to dress up as. What about these?
Who doesn’t wanna be a superhero, even if it’s just for one day? These superhero Halloween costume ideas for College are amazing!!
If this is one of your favorite childhood shows, why not dress up as Spongebob or one of his friends?
Omg, I love this idea! How about other social media apps or icons? Filters are a super cool idea and it’s easy to do with some makeup.
22. Disney princess
Prom doesn’t have to be the only time to feel like a Princess! Halloween is a great opportunity to dress up and feel like a Princess again, considering you got somewhere to go. Just make sure not to mess up your pretty dress!
I know, I know. This is part of Disney Princesses, but also…it’s worth mentioning extra. I love her costume and hair! I wonder where she got it haha.
24. Scary Princess
I had to look twice on this one to see the twist! Super cool and a great idea!
OH MY GOSH, I love this one!! If you have a group to go to the party with, this is definitely going to be an eyecatcher! Who remembers Pretty Little Liars?
26. Sailor Girl
I love how cute this is! Another costume you need some essentials for, but it’s really simple to get!
Good idea for a single costume or a friend group, it’s also pretty simple and affordable to do. Just check out your local thrift store for a rocker shirt and get some black face paint or eyeliner for the makeup part. And voila! There is our little rocker girl!
How about we just remember what Halloween is all about and be a pumpkin? You don’t even have to carve one now since you ARE one. Ha. Ok, that one was bad.
This idea is honestly so good! So if you have 2 other friends to go to your College Halloween party with, you’re all set with this costume idea!
30. nail polish
Another funny one to add to our Halloween costume ideas for College list! You can easily make these outfits by yourself with textile markers and some thrifted clothes!
Who else loves some new ideas? This one is definitely a creative Halloween costume to try out this season!
Gotta love pineapples! This one is super cute and a good idea for a solo party costume for Halloween.
33. Santa Baby
Got an early Christmas vibe? How about this “Santa Baby” costume?
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34. Gumball machine
These gumball machine costumes are easy to DIY affordably, and they look good and creative!
It doesn’t have to be a particular story or twin duo, you can also just dress up the same with your best friend or roommate! This costume is super cool though:
Dressing up as a worker is an affordable and fun costume idea!
37. Mario Kart Characters
Another costume idea that is super affordable because all you need is some fabric paint, a cap, some striped socks, and a thrifted tutu!
38. Naked Costume
Ahhhh this one is so cool!! Comment below if you would wear this on Halloween!
Isn’t Starbucks like the ultimate College survival essential?? Just be one yourself!
40. Polar bear
Absolutely the cutest (and probably most comfy) costume ever! All you need is a white blanket, some white clothes underneath, and some polar bear ears which you can easily make yourself!
Animals and pets are really good Halloween costume ideas for College since all you need is the costume part for your head and maybe a tail. Easy and affordable!
Both of these outfits are gorgeous! You can pick one of them or dress up with your roomie together!
43. Netflix and chill
This Halloween costume idea for College is perfect for roomies and best friends! It’s a funny one since it’s pretty relevant in College:D
Get out your Business attire and dress up like a strict (or nerdy) teacher! It doesn’t have to be as “sexy” as the picture below. Only do what you’re comfortable with!
45. Football Player
How about being a football player for a day? I love the idea!
Those were my 45 Halloween costume ideas for College! I hope you found something to wear for your College party or Halloween as a College student.
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These are great! I died laughing at the rock, paper, & scissors costume!