Graduation Gift Idea Series: 20 Graduation Gifts Under $50

It’s time for the last post in our 2017 Graduation Gift Series, and it’s a mega post. Today we’re going to look at 20 great graduation gifts that don’t break the bank– everything on our list is under $50! Check out our selection of affordable graduation gifts below.

Umbra Trigg Hanging Planter Vase Graduation Gift Idea
Umbra Trigg Hanging Planter Vase Set, $24.99

This beautiful, modern planter adds a touch of greenery to your home while doubling as wall art. Hangable planters like these are great for small spaces (like dorms and studio apartments) that don’t have a lot of floor real estate.

graduation gift idea for her
Reversible Faux Leather Tote & Wristlet by Street Level $48

This powder blue and grey tote is an affordable and attractive option for carrying around your school books or resumes.

panda speaker graduation gift idea
Wireless Panda Speaker, $28

This adorable panda-shaped speaker lets you listen to your music in style.

bracelet graduation gift idea
‘Power Stone’ Semiprecious Stone Bracelet by Gorjana, $38

This crystal quartz and rose gold plated bracelet adds good vibes to any outfit. Quartz crystals are said to be one of the most powerful crystals, aiding in healing, personal development, and amplifying energy.

graduation gift idea bonsai tree kit
Plant Theatre Bonsai Trio Kit, $16.99

Give the gift of zen with this Bonsai Trio Kit by Plant Theatre.

portable charger graduation gift idea
RAVPower Portable Charger, $41.99

A portable charger is a must for hectic days spent running around campus or at work. This RAVPower charger can charge an iPhone 7 to 8 times before needing to be recharged!

candle graduation gift idea
Capri Blue “Gilded Muse Collection” Candle In Pink Grapefruit/Prosecco, $39

This Capri Blue candle looks as beautiful as it smells, and is sure to brighten up any home.


bath bomb graduation gift idea
Oliver Rocket 6-Piece Bath Bomb Set, $25.95


Give the gift of relaxation with these assorted Oliver Rocket bath bombs.

graduation gift idea turntable
Jensen 3-Speed Turntable, $40.99

Vinyl is experiencing a boom because, to younger people, vinyl is an exciting new technology. Get the music lover in your life a great starter turntable like this Jensen 3-Speed turntable.

graduation gift idea book
Oh, The Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss, $11.48

This Dr. Seuss book is a graduation gift classic. It’s positive message and lovely wordplay are a a great way to give a graduate some inspiration!



graduation gift idea cuff links
Monogram Cuff Links by Cathy’s Cuff Links, $43.95

These monogrammable cufflinks add a personal and classic touch to a young man’s wardrobe.

graduation gift idea jewelry
Personalized Graduation Necklace by MillyStreet, $23.50

This lovely graduation necklace by MillyStreet can be customized in three different ways: by choosing you chain length, your desired metal finish, and your desired monogrammed initial.

graduation gift idea art print
Blackbird | The Beatles Inspired Art Print, $19.95

This art print features a simple, cheerful design that pairs perfectly with its inspirational Beatles’ lyric.

graduation gift idea laptop bag
Mancro Water Resistant Laptop Backpack with USB Charging Port and Lock, $28.99

This backpack has it all: a space for your laptop, a built in usb charging port, an included combination lock, lots of useful pockets, durable construction, and water resistant materials. This backpack is great for a young person on the go and is an absolute steal at only $28.99.

graduation gift idea unicorn water bottle
S’Well Milky Way Insulated Stainless Steel Waterbottle, $25-$45

An insulated S’Well reusable water bottle is something everyone can appreciate. They come in many colors but we love the pearlescent sheen of this one– it has a unicorn vibe that is perfect for 2017.



graduation gift idea life plan book
Create Your Life Plan: Essentials Book by Kikki.K, $34.95

This life book is great for writers or those who love to journal. It features more than 100 pages of inspiring quotes and writing exercises to help your graduate feel excited for the future.

graduation gift idea diamond stud style earrings
Precious Metal Plated Cubic Zirconia Earrings by Nordstrom, $46


Classic diamond studs are an accessory that every woman wants in her collection, but they have a steep price tag. These cubic zirconia studs are a perfect alternative to that higher end item. They’re beautifully designed and will look elegant with any look.


graduation gift idea bubble bath
‘Prosecco’ Bubble Bath By Antica Farmacista, $38

Pamper your loved one with the gift of this luxurious Antica Farmacista bubble bath.

graduation gift for daughter compass necklace
Graduation Compass Necklace by MaggieBlake, $32

This graduation compass necklace is a charming keepsake that a new graduate can wear for years to come.

graduation gift idea
‘let’s do lunch’ Business Card Holder By Kate Spade New York, $15

A business card holder is a great gift for someone who is just starting their career. This Kate Spade New York business card holder has a simple design with an engraved detail that gives it a special touch. Plus, it’s a steal at just $15!

Gift Round Up:

There you have it, the third post in our Graduation Gift Series. See anything you liked? Have other ideas for good graduation gifts? Let us know in the comments below!

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