Spooky season is coming up! Here are some of the hottest and most creative college Halloween costumes you’ll absolutely love!
Halloween is one of the best times of the year for dressing up and having fun with your friends. But it’s not always easy to come up with a great costume idea that doesn’t break the bank. Don’t worry, we have more than 30 college Halloween costumes in this post that we know you’ll absolutely love!
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Hottest College Halloween Costumes
Get ready to heat up the Halloween party this year! Here are some hot Halloween costumes that will get you all the attention ; ) wink wink!
A mermaid is a go-to Halloween costume for college girls. To recreate this look, you’ll need a metallic mini-skirt, seashell bikini top, and some natural-looking starfish hair clips. For your makeup, you can get creative with some bright, metallic colors and lots of glitter!
There’s no better way to say “Come on Barbie, let’s go party!” than with this iconic Halloween costume. All you need to perfect this classic look is a hot pink mini skirt, a barbie shirt, and some super cute hot pink accessories.
When it comes to dressing up as a Disney princess, the options are endless! You can wear an elegant blue Princess Jasmine costume, try out an iconic Snow White costume, dress up in a Princess Aurora costume, or much more. You can’t go wrong when you dress up as a Disney princess for Halloween, just don’t forget your tiara!
One of the most classic Halloween costume ideas is a cheerleader. All it takes to make this costume stand out is a pleated skirt and a matching top. You can also iron or pin on some letters or a team logo to your top to really make your outfit stand out.
Oh, and don’t forget the pom-poms of course! If you’re looking to find a fit that will help you land a spot at the top of the pyramid, check out this cheerleader uniform.
The devil costume is an iconic favorite Halloween costume for college girls. To achieve this look, all it takes is a black and red outfit with some devil horns. If you are looking for something with all of the finishing touches, check out this devil costume on Amazon.
Show off your heavenly side this Halloween with a classic angel costume. This is a very easy costume to DIY with a white mini dress, some angel wings, and a halo. Or you can purchase an entire angel costume to make sure that you get the full effect.
What better way to pay tribute to healthcare workers than by dressing up as a nurse for Halloween? This is a fun costume to put your own style into with a white dress with red accessories. If you’re looking for a costume that is recognizable from a mile away, check out this nurse’s costume from Amazon.
This timeless classic is a go-to Halloween costume for women every year, and it’s easy to see why. For the perfect Playboy bunny costume, wear a black, sleeveless body suit with a large pouf sewed onto the back of it as the tail. Bunny ears are easy to find at any costume shop around Halloween time. If you’re really trying to steal the show, consider this bunny costume that comes equipped with everything you need to stand out this Halloween.
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When it comes to picking out a Halloween costume, you can’t go wrong with dressing up as a French maid. All it takes to recreate this classic outfit is a black halter top and a white skirt or apron. For a perfectly neat ensemble, try out this french maid costume which is sure to dust the cobwebs off of an exciting Halloween party.
Funny College Halloween Costumes for Groups
It’s that time of year again when you can dress up in fun and creative costumes without feeling like a weirdo. College is the perfect place to let your wild side out, especially on Halloween! Here are some ideas for group costumes that will have everyone in stitches.
Three Blind Mice
If you’re looking for a unique yet iconic Halloween costume idea for you and your friends to impress the party with, try dressing up as the three blind mice. For this outfit, all you need is a mouse costume and some dark sunglasses. Don’t forget the mouse ears! Add some furry mouse accessories to really make this costume stand out.
For a hysterical Halloween costume that you and your friends can really get into character with, try dressing up as grannies. There’s nothing funnier than seeing an old granny partying like a rockstar out at the clubs. The only things you will need for this look are a short, grey wig and a long, granny dress. For added authenticity, try to find a cane or walker that you can carry along with you.
Wizard of OZ
Follow the yellow brick road to all of the best Halloween parties by dressing up with your besties as the characters of the Wizard of Oz. The best part is, that most of these looks can be recreated with items that you already have at home! For a great Dorothy costume, wear a blue gingham dress with red heels.
The tin man can wear a silver outfit or dress with silver shoes and accessories to match. For the cowardly lion, wear a yellow or beige dress with some fur accent pieces. And for the scarecrow costume, you can wear deep fall colors with some familiar scarecrow face paint.
Cast of Holes
Dressing up as the cast of Holes is one way to make all of the party attendees sweat this Halloween. All you need for this look is a plain white tank top or t-shirt and an orange jumpsuit. You can all wear your jumpsuit in unique and creative ways to spice it up and give your costumes a more authentic look.
You and two of your besties can really steal the show this Halloween by dressing up as tequila shots! All you need for this look is some color-coordinated outfits and some necklaces or DIY signs that symbolize salt, tequila, and lime. This is a classic college Halloween costume and it’s fun to get creative with it. You can even add some cute matching accessories, like these margarita sunglasses.
Easy College Halloween Costumes
Are you struggling to come up with a costume for Halloween? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Check out these easy and last minute College Halloween costumes that’ll have you looking cute and spook-tacular : )
Dressing up as a zombie is a simple, yet fun way to make a statement this Halloween. For this look, all you need to do is apply some dark eyeshadow, distress some black clothing by tearing holes in it, and you’re good to go!
Don’t be afraid to get creative with this costume, the more unique your costume is, the more you’ll stand out. Adding some fake blood is also a great way to make a statement as a zombie, or you can purchase some accessories that already feature fake blood splatters, such as these high stockings.
Dressing up as a cat is a go-to Halloween costume because it is simple and cute. The only things you need to pull off a cat costume for Halloween this year are a black body suit and some cat-like accessories. This is a Halloween costume that is sure to make your friends say, “Meow!”
All it takes is a short black dress, a white headband, and a black piece of fabric to make yourself a spooky nun costume. Otherwise, you can go all out with this hot nun costume that has all of the accessories you’ll need to make your friends say their prayers.
When it comes to Halloween costumes, you can’t go wrong with a schoolgirl outfit. For an A-plus schoolgirl costume, all you need is a white button-down shirt, a plaid mini skirt, and some high socks. If you need some extra credit this Halloween, check out this schoolgirl costume which can ensure your spot as the teacher’s pet.
If you’re looking for a Halloween costume that can really pack a punch, consider dressing up as a boxer. The only things you need for this costume are black shorts, a matching sports bra, a long robe, and some boxing gloves. To guarantee a knockout, try out this sizzling boxer costume that comes equipped with everything you’ll need to wow the competition.
For a blast from the past this Halloween, dress up as a 1920s flapper girl. To create the perfect flapper outfit, all you need is a fringe dress, a feathered headpiece, and some costume jewelry. This beautiful flapper costume includes all of the accessories that will help you turn back time this Halloween.
Get ready to groove all the way back to the 70s with a go-go girl costume. For this psychedelic outfit, all you need is a bright mini dress with bell sleeves and a pair of white go-go boots. Sauce up your makeup with a touch of glitter and style your hair in some loose waves, and you’re ready to disco!
If you’re looking for a simple solution, try out this go-go girl costume which comes equipped with all of the groovy essentials.
College Halloween Costumes for Guys
Looking for a unique and fun Halloween costume this year? Check out our ideas for college guys! These costumes are easy to put together and will definitely get you noticed at any party.
A skeleton is a classic Halloween costume for guys. You can DIY this by using fabric paint on a black shirt and pants of your choice, or you can get this comfy skeleton onesie costume on Amazon.
Dressing up as a pirate is a guaranteed way of making your friends say “ahoy matey!” this Halloween season. The best way to achieve this look is by finding some pirate accessories and a flowy white shirt. Or you can purchase a pirate costume that has everything you need to make a scallywag out of you this Halloween.
One of the best Halloween costumes for guys that I’ve seen is the caveman costume. For this look, you will need a leopard print outfit and some caveman accessories. For added authenticity, try including this bone-shaped club.
College Halloween Costumes for Girls
Here are some super cute, simple, yet creative Halloween costumes for girls to help you take your costume game to the next level!
Another simple, yet adorable Halloween costume idea is a lifeguard. Wear a red one-piece or body suit and dress it up with a whistle, visor, and a fanny pack. Don’t be afraid to get creative with this one with some bold, lifeguard accessories that will help you stand out as the hottie you are!
Make your friends say “yeehaw” by dressing up as a cowgirl this Halloween. The only things you need to make this costume pop are some denim short shorts, a flannel, some boots, and, you guessed it, a cowgirl hat! If you’re really looking to stand out, try out this rowdy cowgirl costume that has everything you need to lasso ‘em in this Halloween.
There’s no better way to say, “Let’s drink!” than by dressing up as a barmaid for Halloween this year. All you need to make this outfit come together is a mini-skirt, apron, an off-the-shoulder top, and a corset. If you’re looking for the perfect ensemble, look no further than this barmaid costume, which comes equipped with all of the classic details and accessories.
Even if you’re not in a sorority, dressing up as a Greek goddess is a fun way to stand out this Halloween. This costume is pretty easy to assemble. The only things you need are a white mini-dress or crop top and skirt combo, and some gold accessories.
For the perfect finishing touches, check out this Greek goddess accessory set which features everything you need to demand attention this Halloween.
This Halloween, find a look that will make all your friends say “yabba dabba doo” with this cavegirl costume. All you need for this look is a leopard mini dress and some bone hair accessories. Tease your hair to give it a disheveled look and you’re ready to party!
College Halloween Costumes for Couples
Whether you want to be a classic couple or go with a more unique theme, these outfits are sure to turn heads on campus.
Sun and Moon
Dress up with your bae as the most iconic duo, the sun, and the moon! To DIY this look, all you will need is a silver outfit and gold outfit with some headbands to signify the sun’s rays or the moon’s crescent. Or, you can order your sun costume and moon costume online. Don’t forget the moon accessories!
Devil and Angel
Another pair of iconic outfits to dress up in with your significant other is devil and angel costumes. These costumes are simple and classic, but they also make a bold statement. One of you can dress up in devil accessories while the other wears angelic attire.
Harley Quinn and the Joker
A spooky Halloween classic costume idea for couples is dressing up as Harley Quinn and the Joker. The Joker’s costume can be achieved with a purple suit and some green accent pieces. You’ll also need some green hair spray to really make this look pop.
For Harley Quinn’s costume, you’ll need her iconic outfit and a wig that features her pink and blue hair colors. This Harley Quinn costume from Amazon has everything you need to make a statement with your boo this Halloween season.
Halloween is one of the best times to dress up for some college parties. You can be as creative as you like with any of these costume ideas! So go all out and have so much fun : )
Happy Halloween babes <3