You’ve watched her grow year after year into the intelligent young woman she’s become, and now she’s out of high school and heading off on the next big chapter in her life. Seeing her off to college is bittersweet––that teenage girl you know and love is off down the road of tiny dorm rooms, late nights, and plenty of hard work.
Whether she’s your daughter, niece, bestie, or girlfriend, shower her with encouragement and show your support with these fun monthly subscription boxes that make some of the best gifts for college girls.
Send her a day of relaxation with self-care subscriptions, a healthy snack box to fuel her through the inevitable all-nighters, or a modern take on college care packages. No matter which you choose, you'll find the perfect gift for college girls in this gift guide!
Gifts for a College Girl That She'll Truly Love
Price: Starts at $29.95/month
About the Box: Looking for a subscription box all about celebrating college sisterhood with a fresh approach? Look no further than Greek Box! A perfect gift for new pledges or graduate members of any of the top sorority houses in the country, this monthly box delivers 2 license-approved Greek items, including trendy T-shirts, totes, or classy pillowcases, along with other fun gift items like colorful tumblers or drink floats for the pool.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 8th of every month
Price: Starts at $27.92/month
About the Box: Coffee is a gift that nearly every college student needs––and with a monthly subscription to Hinterland Empire, she'll not only enjoy a delicious brew, but also support a queer, women-owned business dedicated to ethical sourcing and quality coffee. Skip the Starbucks gift card and up your gifting game with a monthly subscription to keep her coffee maker in business––from those first-day jitters until her very last final.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the middle of every month
Price: Starts at $24.58/month
About the Box: College life isn't exactly known for a health-conscious, nutritious diet, so make sure your college kid has plenty of healthy snack options on hand with SnackSack. Focusing on vegan and gluten-free nutrition, each month curates 12 hard-to-find snacks including veggie crisps, protein bars, vegan cookies, and premium trail mixes, perfect to grab and go when she's running to class.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 16th of the month
Price: Starts at $27.75/month
About the Box: Make sure that the stress of college life doesn't overwhelm her with the thoughtful gift of self-care. Loved by hundreds of happy subscribers, Goddess Provisions is a gift set that sends high-quality, handmade body care along with empowering crystals, calming aromatherapy, superfood snacks and sweets, and spiritual tools, all with the goal of enhancing her wellness.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $21.00/month
About the Box: When the stress of college life becomes a little too much, Feeling Fab will be there to have her back and see her through. Choose to send the Mini option or the Regular box to deliver a mix of products that promote self-love and self-care. An important reminder to unwind from the daily grind, Feeling Fab's relaxation essentials––like holistic beauty items, face masks, wellness teas, and a weekly self-care tracker––help her focus on finding a healthy balance.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 10th-15th of the month
Price: Starts at $39.95/month
About the Box: Just because her focus is on her studies doesn't mean she has to stop glamming it up. The K-Beauty Box will bring her only the best of innovative Korean beauty products. Each box delivers a mix of full-size items and deluxe samples of the latest high-quality makeup and skincare products, including everything from cleansers, moisturizers, and mists to popular sheet masks and application accessories.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from South Korea within 1-2 business days from ordering
Price: Starts at $38.33/box
About the Box: The greenUP Box is a gift as purposeful and dedicated to her future as she is. On a mission to say #byeplastic, this zero-waste subscription service sends a bi-monthly box to help subscribers reduce their dependence on plastics by providing eco-friendly alternatives to everyday, single-use items like durable, stainless steel waterbottles, BPA-free travel mugs, reusable mesh bags for the market, and bamboo toothbrushes.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. right away, then on a regular bi-monthly schedule in Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct and Dec
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
About the Box: Looking for a unique gift that can help her organize her day-to-day, take top-quality notes, or express herself with daily musings and doodles? Check out the SCRIBEdelivery Subscription! Sourced from some of the best stationery makers from around the world, each monthly box features a fun theme and brings a quality pen or writing instrument, a notebook, and other useful extras, such as pencils and sticky notes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-9th of the month
Price: Starts at $50.99/month
About the Box: Filled with encouragement, warmth, and love, HopeBox is a bestseller with over a thousand 5-star reviews! So whether you're looking for a college graduation gift or a special care package for your recent-grad best friend, send this treasure chest of sweet surprises. Each item is artisan-made and carries a story of hope and inspiration, bringing a fun unboxing experience that's filled with everything from jewelry and amigurumi to books and teas.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S in 1-2 business days
Price: Starts at $46.25/quarter
About the Box: Kites & Ivy is the ultimate college care package, designed to be sent just when it's needed. Every quarter throughout the school calendar year––Back to School, Winter Finals, Spring Fever, and Finals Survival––your college girl will get a curated, academically-themed box of TLC. See your favorite student through stressful study times with practical gifts like dry shampoo, energizing supplements, superfood snacks, and supplies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries according to each university's academic calendar
Price: Starts at $12.00/month
About the Box: Saying goodbye to your best friends is never easy, but now you can keep in touch with technology––or even have a little old-school fun with letter-writing. There's no better way to put a smile on her face than with the fun, personalized stationery and greeting cards brought by My Paper Box. Just give them the deets and they'll send a themed mix of paper goodies that has your student's name written (well, printed) all over it!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 21st of the month
Price: Starts at $42.50/quarter
About the Box: Whether she's hitting the library or sitting comfy-cozy with her lap desk in her dorm room, Desk Stash is a quarterly subscription to make sure that she's got a souped-up workspace with plenty of fun accessories and practical supplies. Perfect for creatives and those who prefer to stray from the status quo, this box throws out boring old sticky notes and pushpins and opts for alternatives that are colorful and full of whimsy.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
About the Box: Just because she's a college girl now doesn't mean she can't have a little harmless fun with stickers! Now she can stand out in a crowd by adding personal embellishments to school supplies, her bullet journal, or any other DIY project her heart desires with STICKII. Choose Cute, Retro, or Pop to send a variety of colorful, uniquely designed sticker sheets, along with a storage insert and at least 2 stationery extras.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries on the 11th of the month
Price: Starts at $29.00/month
About the Box: It's time to face the facts. That box-like college dorm room will be her home away from home for the foreseeable future. So, it's time to spruce up the place with Succulents Monthly! Month after month, she'll grow a charming collection of sweet succulents that are ideal for dotting shelves, desks, and shared windowsills. Plus, these hardy, low-maintenance plants arrive with stylish planters, potting soil, and easy-to-follow care instructions.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the week of the 26th