Our Top 15 Graduation Gift Ideas Under $75

Shop our curated gift list to celebrate your graduate in style and under budget.

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May 04, 2021

Just because you can't be with them on their special day, that doesn't mean you can't celebrate their accomplishments. Shop our list of graduation gift ideas that all fall under $75. Whether they're a high school graduate or college graduate, they'll love these thoughtful gifts you can ship right to their door.

Self-reflection and self-discovery work together to create this thoughtful graduation gift. Give your graduate an outlet to look within and lead a mindful life with this keepsake five-year journal set where they can write down their thoughts and memories.

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A stylish desk calendar is essential for school and the office. Gift your graduate this personalized brass easel and calendar to keep them on track during the adventures ahead. We’re huge fans of this design because it allows them to curate their calendar using 12 personal photos to create headers for each month. Bonus? They get to choose between six different and equally stylish fonts to give the calendar a fresh, custom look.

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Take the guesswork out of gifting with this adorable graduation gift set. The round box sports a personalized lid and is packed to the brim with pretty presents they’ll love. Our favorites? The calligraphy-clad coffee mug, inspiring notebook and mouth-watering chocolate treat.

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$30 (Set of 2)

What better way to celebrate the last four years in college than with a couple of pint glasses of their alma mater? This set features a modern map motif of Athens, Ga., that's sure to transport UGA graduates back to their college days with each sip. Not a bulldog fan? No problem. This retailer has 191 other college town map glasses from which you can choose.

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Give them something that reminds them of home (or their college if they're entering the real world) with a state candle. Each state has its own scent to help conjure nostalgia. You can even give them a city candle if they're from a major city.

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Consider this welcome mat a must-buy for all the binge-watching graduates on your list. Whether you’re sending them off for their first semester of college or welcoming them into the real world, your recent grad is sure to appreciate this cheeky greeting outside their door.

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The grad in your life can add style and organization to their desk or home with this leather catchall tray. Choose from three sizes, four colors and 12 unique monogram designs to create a one-of-a-kind keepsake for your grad.

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$35

This triple-insulated, reusable mug comes with a splash-proof lid and easy-to-grasp handle for the new grad on the go. Choose from 13 gorgeous finishes to best suit their style, and add a gift card to their favorite coffee shop to sweeten the deal.

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This laptop sleeve is just what they'll need to protect their valuable device. It's padded and made of durable nylon for added protection. You can get it monogrammed, too.

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Urge your graduate to explore the world (or come home to visit) with a stylish monogram duffel bag. The preppy bag is crafted from tear- and water-resistant nylon and features adjustable striped straps and top handles for comfortable wear. Personalize the tote to their style with your choice of 10 custom embroidered monograms.

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$49.95

If you know your grad loves to hit the snooze button countless times, then this alarm clock may help them adjust to their new schedule. It simulates a sunrise to naturally wake them up (on time). In fact, it's clinically proven to improve sleep quality and energy to help them kill it at their new gig.

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$90 $65
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Encourage your new graduate to keep their love of learning alive with a Kindle e-reader and Kindle Unlimited subscription. They'll be able to choose from more than two million e-book titles, thousands of audiobooks and up to three select magazine subscriptions each month. Plus, this petite e-reader helps keep their commute load light.

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$18

The recent college grad in your life may need some kitchen essentials, and this best-selling Lodge cast-iron skillet is a must-have. They can test their new culinary skills and keep this kitchen staple for years to come.

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$20

They may not have room for an iron and ironing board, so gift them this compact steamer that will keep their clothes crisp and wrinkle-free. They can also use the steamer to sterilize upholstery and other surfaces.

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Celebrate your college grad's accomplishments with this modern hexagon wine rack. The eye-catching design will add sophistication to their bar cart for many years to come. Add their favorite bottle of wine (or two) to round out the gift.

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