6 of the Best Speakers for College Students

What college student doesn’t love listening to music? Whether you’re hanging out by yourself in your dorm room or your friends are over and you want to listen to some music, it is helpful to have a speaker! These six are some of the best speakers for college students.

JBL Flip4 Bluetooth Speaker

best speakers for college students JBL flip stereo speakerWith over 5,000 reviews (and a 4.5 rating), the JBL Flip4 Bluetooth Speaker is Amazon’s Choice and definitely a popular one. The battery is rechargeable and has “up to 12 hours of playtime.” It’s also waterproof, can connect to two mobile devices (as well as other JBL speakers through JBL connect+), and is absolutely portable.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Speaker

best speakers for college students WONDERBOOM speakerIn a variety of colors and styles including black, patches, unicorn and concrete, the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Speaker is also Bluetooth and, although small, has 360 degree sound that delivers your music in an impressive way. Waterproof and chargeable to up to 10 hours, whether you’re listening while in the shower or just hanging out with friends, it’s a great choice when you want to really hear your music.

VicTsing Waterproof Shower Speaker

best speakers for college students VicTsing shower speakerThe VicTsing Waterproof Shower Speaker is an absolutely portable speaker that comes with an alloy metal hook and suction cup, meaning you can hang this one just about anywhere. Another Amazon’s Choice and with nearly 7,500 reviews, it’s definitely one you’ll want to check out. The speaker delivers clear sound and with hands free functions it allows you to connect with your Bluetooth to answer phone calls (even if you’re in the shower and just have to answer). The battery allows for up to six hours.

Oontz Enhanced 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

best speakers for college students OontZ bluetooth speakerThe Oontz Enhanced 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker has over 30,000 reviews and comes in with a 4.5 star rating. From Cambridge Soundworks, this one has a different design and allows you to play your favorite songs with more volume. The Bluetooth range is up to 100 feet away, the battery comes with up to 14 hours of playtime, and it’s water resistant in case something spills nearby. Only 5″ long and 2.5″ tall, it won’t take up much room in your dorm at all.

Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker

best speakers for college students Anker soundcore speakerThe #1 best seller in portable line-in speakers on Amazon, the Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker is another you’ll want to check out. It comes with up to 24 hours of battery life and has a strong Bluetooth connection of 66 feet, making it a great choice for your free time in college. Set up is easy and it also connects with Alexa. This speaker is small (2.13 x 6.5 x 1.77 inches) so another perfect choice for your dorm room desk or taking it home during breaks.

DOSS Touch Wireless Speaker with HD Sound

best speakers for college students DOSS wireless speakerAnother speaker choice you’ll want to consider as a college student is the DOSS Touch Wireless Speaker with HD Sound. It’s the #1 best seller in portable audio and video on Amazon, comes in five different colors, and is only 7.7 x 2.9 x 3 inches. This speaker features touch control, up to 12 hours of battery life (and can recharge in 3-4 hours), and the ability to make and receive calls.

If you can’t live without your music at college, you don’t have to. When you’re tired of wearing your headphones and, of course, it’s okay with your roommate, you can pull out one of these amazing portable speakers.

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Hilary Cairns

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