If you know and love a girl graduating from college this year, a gift can be a great way to show you care. With such a broad variety of items to choose from, it can be confusing to choose the right gift. In last year’s version, it was clear that the budget for the gift could range from a few bucks to hundreds of dollars, but remember, it’s the thought that counts more than the price of the present.
These are our favorite college graduation gifts for girls in 2023.
1. Yonanas 902 Classic Vegan Frozen Fruit Soft Serve Maker
I love this gift because it is not only going to boost her health, but it will also indulge her sweet tooth. The Yonanas 902 Classic Vegan Frozen Fruit Soft Serve Maker can turn frozen fruit into vegan ice cream and sorbet. It also has 36 recipes, so she can easily make a variety of healthy homemade desserts.
2. The Unofficial TikTok Cookbook
TikTok has some of the best recipes ever in the The Unofficial TikTok Cookbook. It can be challenging to eat healthy after college, but this gift will help her.
3. Hatch Restore
Joining the labor force after college can be stressful. The Hatch Restore is an amazing gadget with soothing lights, white-noise sounds and other features for easy rest and relaxation.
4. Apple AirPods Max Headphones
I love the sound quality of these headphones, but they’re also great for noise cancellation. She can use them whenever she needs to focus on work or listen to her favorite tunes.
5. Stanley Adventure Quencher Travel Tumbler 40oz
The Stanley Adventure Quencher Travel Tumbler will keep any beverage cold for hours which is fantastic for long days at the office.
6. TMY Projector
Getting time to go to the movies may be challenging after college, which is why the TMY Projector is an excellent gift. It can turn any room into a movie theater.
7. COSORI Air Fryer
I like the COSORI Air Fryer because it allows you to quickly make healthy meals. It will cook just about anything and is very easy to use.
8. Cuisinart 14-Cup Coffeemaker
Fresh college graduates need a lot of coffee to stay alert and awake in the workplace. The Cuisinart 14-Cup Coffeemaker will make outstanding coffee to power them up every morning.
9. Kate Spade Bangle
Small yet elegant, a Kate Spade bangle is a wonderful, golden gift for a college graduate. I especially like that it has ‘heart of gold’ written on the inscription, which is quite sweet.
10. ProCase Jewelry Organizer Stand Necklace Holder
The ProCase Jewelry Organizer Stand Necklace Holder is an accessory tray to help your college grad organize her jewelry. The best part is that it consumes little space while holding numerous items.
11. Draupnir Aesthetic Scrapbook Kit
There are still memories to be made after college, and the Draupnir Aesthetic Scrapbook Kit has 348 pieces to help her make a scrapbook of them.
12. Bagail Store Mesh Laundry Bags
The Bagail Store Mesh Laundry Bags is a set of five that will protect her delicates.
13. Personalizable Carry-On
If she loves traveling, get her a personalizable carry-on like this 20-inch one for her post-college travels.
14. Aura Carver WiFi Digital Picture Frame
This digital picture frame has unlimited cloud storage so she can enjoy all her memories. It will be a meaningful addition to her apartment.
15. Kate Spade Utensil Holder
I love this utensil holder’s polka design because it adds to the decor, making it a perfect graduation gift for her new place.
16. Environet Hydroponic Herb-Growing Kit
If your college graduate is a gardening enthusiast, this hydroponic lavender kit is self-watering and easy to use for fresh herbs all year.
17. Apple Watch
An Apple watch is a fantastic gift for a girl graduating college because she can use it to quickly perform tasks so she can focus on work.
18. Ugg Scuffette Ii Slippers
Your fresh college graduate will most likely be putting in long hours at work. The Ugg Scuffette Ii Slippers are a gift for her relaxing days that will make her feel like she is walking on a cloud.
19. Anodized Cooking Set
Staying healthy after college is hard, but one thing that will help her is this anodized cooking set. It is a 12-piece cooking set she can use to cook anything.
20. Time Capsule Letters
Graduating college is challenging, but formative. Letters to My Future Self by Lea Redmond allows her to pen letters to her future self for reflection.
21. Ice Globes
Ice globes are a small but functional gift that will be a valued part of her beauty routine. I like them because you can give yourself mini cryo-facials at home by putting the globes in the fridge for several minutes.
22. Self-Care Journal
Even though the time after college is daunting, self-care is still paramount. A self-care journal will help improve her wellness and practice self-love while grinding her way to success.
23. Lunch Bag
Carrying food and drinks to the office can help her keep up with her diet and fluid intake. The Kate Spade New York Insulated Lunch Tote will keep her drinks and food fresh for hours. I love how compact it is and the floral design.
24. Ray-Ban Stories
These Wayfarer Smart Glasses are a perfect gift for a fresh graduate. She will have fun taking photos, recording videos and making phone calls with a push of a button.
25. Magic Bullet Blender
Meal prepping is crucial for any woman who wants to stay fit and healthy. The Magic Bullet Blender makes smoothies, milkshakes and more for a busy woman new to the workforce.
26. Twelve South Curve Riser Monitor Stand
Working long hours is typical for a fresh graduate at her new job. The Twelve South Curve Riser Monitor Stand is a sleek laptop stand that will transform her workspace. Hopefully, it will benefit her posture and reduce neck strain, as it has done for me.
27. She Sells: The Empathy Advantage
She Sells by Megan DiPiero is the perfect book that teaches women how to use compassion to get ahead at work. Femininity does not have to impede her in the harsh business world.
28. Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa
Entertainment is great for a weekend off, and it does not get more entertaining than the Amazon Fire Stick. It has a wide selection of movies and TV shows for her to enjoy in her downtime, plus she can control it using Alexa.
29. Sleep Aid Device
Getting enough sleep is essential, especially for a graduate who is new to the workforce. The Dodow Sleep Aid Device is the perfect addition to perfect her sleep routine.
30. Diploma Frame With Tassel Holder
After graduation, a diploma frame to hold her diploma is the ideal functional gift. It is made of quality materials and will remind her of her massive accomplishment.
31. Adulting 101: #Wisdom4Life
You truly become an adult after college, and this book is full of advice to guide her.
32. Lenovo Laptop Shoulder Bag
A laptop bag is a fantastic gift for a girl who is about to enter the workforce. I like it because it’s waterproof.
33. Electrolux Handheld Garment and Fabric Steamer
If you want her to look impressive when she goes to work, this handheld garment and fabric steamer cuts ironing time in half and removes wrinkles in seconds.
These are the graduation gifts that she is guaranteed to love. With one or several of these, her life after school will start right. Be sure to check out our High School Graduation Gifts for Girls and our College Graduation Gifts for Guys.