Graduation Gift Ideas for Every Budget To Celebrate the Class of 2022

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Although it may be hard to believe, graduation season is already upon us. Now is the time to pick a suitable gift for congratulating all of the 2022 graduates in your life. Whether you want to give a small token of congratulations to acquaintances or are looking for a more grand gift for family members, these picks are sure to remind them of their accomplishments and help prepare them for their next phase of life.

Even if you are working with a limited budget or have multiple graduates to shop for, you can still give a meaningful gift that they're sure to love, starting at just $5. We've broken gifts down into categories by budget including under $10, under $25, under $50, under $100, and under $200. No matter what gift you choose, we know the graduate who receives it will love that you picked it out with them in mind.

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Under $10: Graduate Definition Print

Graduate Print
Etsy

BUY IT: $5; etsy.com

Print this instant download in the size of your choice as soon as your purchase is complete.

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Luggage Tag

Let The Adventure Begin Luggage Tag
Etsy

BUY IT: $5; etsy.com

Whether they're jet setting on a graduation trip or headed to college, a cute luggage tag will always come in handy.


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Opalhouse Natural Picture Frame

Opalhouse Natural Picture Frame
Target

BUY IT: $6; target.com

Add a picture of yourself with the graduate to this debossed photo frame for them to put in their dorm room, new apartment, or office.


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Pocket Notebook Set

Pocket Notebook Set
Rifle Paper Co.

BUY IT: $10; riflepaperco.com

The perfect size for tucking into bags, backpacks, and pockets, these colorful notebooks are great for jotting down notes and to-do lists.


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Under $25: Monogram Mug

Marbled Monogram Mug
Anthropologie

BUY IT: $14; anthropologie.com

A monogram adds a personal touch to this budget-friendly gift.


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Vera Bradley Zip ID Case

Vera Bradley Zip ID Case
Vera Bradley

BUY IT: $15; verabradley.com

Available in 13 different colorful patterns, these zip ID cases are perfect for the college-bound gal who needs a place to store her ID, cards, and a little cash.


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One Line a Day Five-Year Memory Book

One Line A Day
Draper James

BUY IT: $11.50; amazon.com

This book offers a unique way to journal and will serve as a great way to capture memories as they head into their next phase of life.


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Money Clip Wallet

Money Clip Wallet
Etsy

BUY IT: from $18.89; etsy.com

A personalized leather money clip will help him keep up with his cash and student ID in style.

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Under $50: Engraved Cuff Bracelet

She Believed She Could So She Did Bracelet
Etsy

BUY IT: from $29.99; etsy.com

"She Believed She Could So She Did" can be engraved on the inside or outside of this silver bangle to serve as a small reminder of her accomplishments each time she wears it.


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Homesick Candles

Homesick Candle
Amazon

BUY IT: $34; amazon.com

Homesick Candles offer a unique scent for every state.

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Kate Spade Office Supply Tackle Box

Kate Spade Office Tackle Box
Kate Spade

BUY IT: $38.95; katespade.com

Whether she's starting an internship, a new job, or college classes, this office supply kit will help her stay organized in style.

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Baked by Melissa Congrats Cupcakes

Bake by Melissa Congrats Cupcakes
Baked by Melissa

BUY IT: $44; bakedbymelissa.com

Send 25 mini cupcakes in the latest and greatest flavors from Baked by Melissa straight to their front door.

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Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon

BUY IT: $49.99; amazon.com

The compact size of the Echo Dot makes it the perfect addition to any dorm room.

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Under $100: Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace

Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace
Kendra Scott

BUY IT: from $55; kendrascott.com

This 14k gold plated necklace will become her new go-to accessory.


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Herschel Supply Co Duffel Bag

Herschel Supply Co Duffel
Zappos

BUY IT: $89.99; zappos.com

The exterior compartment helps keep dirt from shoes off of clothes or serves as a way to keep dirty clothes separate from clean ones.

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Fujifilm Mini Link Smartphone Printer

Fujifilm Instax Printer
Amazon

BUY IT: $99.99; amazon.com

This smartphone printer will help them turn their digital memories into prints for their dorm room.


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Under $200: Power AirFryerXL

Power AirFryerXL
Amazon

BUY IT: $110.99; amazon.com

An oil-less fryer will help them easily conquer cooking on their own.

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Hatch Restore

Hatch Restore
Amazon

BUY IT: $129.99; amazon.com

The Hatch Restore is an alarm clock, reading light, alarm clock, and more all in one. It aims to help create a personalized routine to help users fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up refreshed. Whether new grads are starting a new job or starting college, the Hatch Restore will help them establish a healthy routine.

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Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Maker by De'Longhi with Aeroccino Milk Frother

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Maker by De'Longhi
Amazon

BUY IT: $198.99; amazon.com

Gift the coffee loving graduate this machine that will allow them to create lattes, cappuccinos, and more in the comfort of their new home or apartment.

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Mark and Graham Monogrammed Carry-On

Monogrammed Carry On
Mark and Graham

BUY IT: $199; markandgraham.com

Available in five shades, this monogrammed carry-on will come in handy on your next mother-daughter getaway.


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