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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for college headphones.

With the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, more and more people are listening to music on the go. Whether you're commuting, exercising at the gym, or just hanging out with friends, a good pair of headphones is a must. Browse the top-ranked list of college headphones below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Beats by Dr. Dre - Solo³ Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Rose Gold - Front_Zoom
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    "Great headphones for college kids...Beats Headphones...the last pair I brought my daughter last from her senior year in high school to her senior year in college good value"

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    With up to 40 hours of battery life, Beats Solo³ Wireless is your perfect everyday headphone. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 3 hours of playback. Enjoy award-winning Beats sound with Class 1 Bluetooth® wireless listening freedom. The on-ear, cushioned ear cups are adjustable so you can customize your fit for all-day comfort.
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    "Great headphones for college kids...Beats Headphones...the last pair I brought my daughter last from her senior year in high school to her senior year in college good value"

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    With up to 40 hours of battery life, Beats Solo³ Wireless is your perfect everyday headphone. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 3 hours of playback. Enjoy award-winning Beats sound with Class 1 Bluetooth® wireless listening freedom. The on-ear, cushioned ear cups are adjustable so you can customize your fit for all-day comfort.
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    Your price for this item is $129.99
    The previous price was $199.99
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  2. JBL - Tune 760NC Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "JBL Headphone over the ear...Good sound for a JBL headphone. Used mostly by student and sometimes gets ruff treatment, seems to be holding up....It is a budget friendly pair of headphone for a college student, but not the best quality if you want good music quality"

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    Your music, nothing else matters. Over-ear, super comfortable, powerful, the JBL Tune 760NC keep the promise. The active noise cancelling blocks unnecessary distractions to let you focus on what matters, for up to 35 hours. Not enough? Get an extra 2 hours of juice with only 5 minutes of charge. Lightweight and foldable to fit any adventure, the Tune 760NC can connect with two Bluetooth devices simultaneously, so that you’ll never miss a call on your phone while watching a video on your tablet. Immediately paired to your Android device with a tap, the JBL Tune 760NC offer hands-free management of calls and your device’s voice-assistant. To endlessly extend the fun, just plug the JBL Tune 760NC with the included detachable cable. Choose the color that matches your mood and have fun!
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    "JBL Headphone over the ear...Good sound for a JBL headphone. Used mostly by student and sometimes gets ruff treatment, seems to be holding up....It is a budget friendly pair of headphone for a college student, but not the best quality if you want good music quality"

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    Your music, nothing else matters. Over-ear, super comfortable, powerful, the JBL Tune 760NC keep the promise. The active noise cancelling blocks unnecessary distractions to let you focus on what matters, for up to 35 hours. Not enough? Get an extra 2 hours of juice with only 5 minutes of charge. Lightweight and foldable to fit any adventure, the Tune 760NC can connect with two Bluetooth devices simultaneously, so that you’ll never miss a call on your phone while watching a video on your tablet. Immediately paired to your Android device with a tap, the JBL Tune 760NC offer hands-free management of calls and your device’s voice-assistant. To endlessly extend the fun, just plug the JBL Tune 760NC with the included detachable cable. Choose the color that matches your mood and have fun!
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    Your price for this item is $129.99
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  3. Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³ Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "I love my headphones because its noise cancelling. I had to make sure since I am old school and getting up to speed with technology. ...This is the second headphone I have...So, just like the title said. This Beat headphone is the second Beat headphones that I got. "

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    Beats Studio³ Wireless headphones deliver a premium listening experience with Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC) to actively block external noise, and real-time audio calibration to preserve clarity, range, and emotion. It continuously pinpoints sounds to block while automatically responding to individual fit and music playback. The efficiency of the Apple W1 chip supports up to 22 hours of battery life with Pure ANC on, and Pure ANC off for low-power mode provides up to 40 hours of playback.
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    "I love my headphones because its noise cancelling. I had to make sure since I am old school and getting up to speed with technology. ...This is the second headphone I have...So, just like the title said. This Beat headphone is the second Beat headphones that I got. "

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    Beats Studio³ Wireless headphones deliver a premium listening experience with Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC) to actively block external noise, and real-time audio calibration to preserve clarity, range, and emotion. It continuously pinpoints sounds to block while automatically responding to individual fit and music playback. The efficiency of the Apple W1 chip supports up to 22 hours of battery life with Pure ANC on, and Pure ANC off for low-power mode provides up to 40 hours of playback.
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    Your price for this item is $199.99
    The previous price was $349.99
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  4. Bose - QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Eclipse Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Good headphones for school...The Eclipse grey color is very sleek and cool. The headphones work well and have good sound quality. The noise canceling is good but "strong" -- your ears feel a little funny after using it for over an hour (like how your ears feel in an airplane)....There are cheaper active noise cancelling headphones on the market. However, the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones still set the standard for active noise cancelling headphones. "

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    The minute you put on Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, you feel it — the iconic quiet that allows you to concentrate on your music or work on your passion projects. Plus, with these wireless headphones, you can experience the comfort and crystal-clear sound that can only come from Bose headphones. The soft, plush cushions of these Bose over ear wireless headphones seal you in. Then you flip the switch and whoosh — the world fades. The music starts. It’s love at first listen. The original Bluetooth headphones are back, now with a world-class combination of noise cancelling performance and premium comfort. Plus proprietary technology for deep, clear sound, and adjustable EQ so you can tune your music to your liking. Bose QuietComfort 45 over-ear headphones. An icon reborn.
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    "Good headphones for school...The Eclipse grey color is very sleek and cool. The headphones work well and have good sound quality. The noise canceling is good but "strong" -- your ears feel a little funny after using it for over an hour (like how your ears feel in an airplane)....There are cheaper active noise cancelling headphones on the market. However, the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones still set the standard for active noise cancelling headphones. "

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    The minute you put on Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, you feel it — the iconic quiet that allows you to concentrate on your music or work on your passion projects. Plus, with these wireless headphones, you can experience the comfort and crystal-clear sound that can only come from Bose headphones. The soft, plush cushions of these Bose over ear wireless headphones seal you in. Then you flip the switch and whoosh — the world fades. The music starts. It’s love at first listen. The original Bluetooth headphones are back, now with a world-class combination of noise cancelling performance and premium comfort. Plus proprietary technology for deep, clear sound, and adjustable EQ so you can tune your music to your liking. Bose QuietComfort 45 over-ear headphones. An icon reborn.
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    Your price for this item is $329.00
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  5. JBL - Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Got these for my daughter to college school work very good...Awesome headphones...My kiddos uses his headset everyday forcar rides and with his chromebook at school for audio purposes. Great purchase."

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    The JBL Tune 510BT headphones let you stream powerful JBL Pure Bass sound with no strings attached. Easy to use, these headphones provide up to 40 hours of pure pleasure and an extra 2 hours of battery with just 5 minutes of power with the USB-C charging cable. And if a call comes in while you are watching a video on another device, the JBL Tune 510BT seamlessly switches to your mobile. Bluetooth 5.0 enabled and designed to be comfortable, the JBL Tune 510BT headphones also allow you to connect to Siri or Google without using your mobile device. Available in multiple fresh colors and foldable for easy portability, the JBL Tune 510BT headphones are a grab ‘n go solution that helps you to inject music into every aspect of your busy life.
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    "Got these for my daughter to college school work very good...Awesome headphones...My kiddos uses his headset everyday forcar rides and with his chromebook at school for audio purposes. Great purchase."

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    The JBL Tune 510BT headphones let you stream powerful JBL Pure Bass sound with no strings attached. Easy to use, these headphones provide up to 40 hours of pure pleasure and an extra 2 hours of battery with just 5 minutes of power with the USB-C charging cable. And if a call comes in while you are watching a video on another device, the JBL Tune 510BT seamlessly switches to your mobile. Bluetooth 5.0 enabled and designed to be comfortable, the JBL Tune 510BT headphones also allow you to connect to Siri or Google without using your mobile device. Available in multiple fresh colors and foldable for easy portability, the JBL Tune 510BT headphones are a grab ‘n go solution that helps you to inject music into every aspect of your busy life.
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    Your price for this item is $49.99
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  6. Bose - QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Midnight Blue - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Amazing Headphones...I got these for Christmas and I’m glad I did. I started college in the fall and I knew I needed some noise canceling headphones for studying on campus, or just walking around. ...Headphones...These headphone are AWESOME !! You can literally melt into the music."

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    Product Description

    The minute you put on Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, you feel it — the iconic quiet that allows you to concentrate on your music or work on your passion projects. Plus, with these wireless headphones, you can experience the comfort and crystal-clear sound that can only come from Bose headphones. The soft, plush cushions of these Bose over ear wireless headphones seal you in. Then you flip the switch and whoosh — the world fades. The music starts. It’s love at first listen. The original Bluetooth headphones are back, now with a world-class combination of noise cancelling performance and premium comfort. Plus proprietary technology for deep, clear sound, and adjustable EQ so you can tune your music to your liking. Bose QuietComfort 45 over-ear headphones. An icon reborn.
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    "Amazing Headphones...I got these for Christmas and I’m glad I did. I started college in the fall and I knew I needed some noise canceling headphones for studying on campus, or just walking around. ...Headphones...These headphone are AWESOME !! You can literally melt into the music."

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    Product Description

    The minute you put on Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, you feel it — the iconic quiet that allows you to concentrate on your music or work on your passion projects. Plus, with these wireless headphones, you can experience the comfort and crystal-clear sound that can only come from Bose headphones. The soft, plush cushions of these Bose over ear wireless headphones seal you in. Then you flip the switch and whoosh — the world fades. The music starts. It’s love at first listen. The original Bluetooth headphones are back, now with a world-class combination of noise cancelling performance and premium comfort. Plus proprietary technology for deep, clear sound, and adjustable EQ so you can tune your music to your liking. Bose QuietComfort 45 over-ear headphones. An icon reborn.
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    Your price for this item is $329.00
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  7. Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³ Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Midnight Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Excellent headphone...I bought this for my high school daughter during the holidays. She loves the incredible sound quality and noise cancelling feature, the convenient buttons on the side of the headphone, and the ability to plug into devices with a wire....Great for school...My son uses this for language lab at school. He likes it better than the plug in"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy immersive listening with these midnight black Beats Studio³ headphones. Pure ANC technology and the soft ear cushions block off external noise and optimize sound output, and the battery delivers up to 40 hours of playback in low-power mode. The Class 1 Bluetooth connectivity of these Beats Studio³ headphones offers seamless music streaming from compatible devices at extended range.
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    "Excellent headphone...I bought this for my high school daughter during the holidays. She loves the incredible sound quality and noise cancelling feature, the convenient buttons on the side of the headphone, and the ability to plug into devices with a wire....Great for school...My son uses this for language lab at school. He likes it better than the plug in"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy immersive listening with these midnight black Beats Studio³ headphones. Pure ANC technology and the soft ear cushions block off external noise and optimize sound output, and the battery delivers up to 40 hours of playback in low-power mode. The Class 1 Bluetooth connectivity of these Beats Studio³ headphones offers seamless music streaming from compatible devices at extended range.
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    Your price for this item is $199.99
    The previous price was $349.99
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  8. Apple - AirPods Pro (2nd generation) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Great headphones...Love the noise cancelling, especially great for when I'm doing school work in a louder coffee shop. Also appreciate the different sized ear pieces....I am old school so I was amazed that the case charges the headphones. "

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    AirPods Pro feature up to 2x more Active Noise Cancellation,¹ plus Adaptive Transparency, and Personalized Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking for immersive sound.² Now with multiple ear tips (XS, S, M, L) and up to 6 hours of listening time.³
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    "Great headphones...Love the noise cancelling, especially great for when I'm doing school work in a louder coffee shop. Also appreciate the different sized ear pieces....I am old school so I was amazed that the case charges the headphones. "

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    AirPods Pro feature up to 2x more Active Noise Cancellation,¹ plus Adaptive Transparency, and Personalized Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking for immersive sound.² Now with multiple ear tips (XS, S, M, L) and up to 6 hours of listening time.³
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    Your price for this item is $249.99
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  9. Sony - WH-1000XM5 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "My son is musician and also college students. After sample many headphones he chose this Sony headphones. ...College student...I will take it with me when I am back to school and travel."

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    The WH-1000XM5 headphones rewrite the rules for distraction-free listening. Two processors control 8 microphones for unprecedented noise canceling and exceptional call quality.
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    "My son is musician and also college students. After sample many headphones he chose this Sony headphones. ...College student...I will take it with me when I am back to school and travel."

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    The WH-1000XM5 headphones rewrite the rules for distraction-free listening. Two processors control 8 microphones for unprecedented noise canceling and exceptional call quality.
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    Your price for this item is $399.99
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  10. Samsung - Galaxy Buds2 Pro True Wireless Earbud Headphones - Bora Purple - Front_Zoom
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    "By far the best Samsung headphone. They really out did theirself this time. ...I use Samsung Ear Buds 2 Pro everyday on route to college. When listening to music, the base quality was impressive. "

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    Hearing is believing. Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro pack a studio-worthy listening experience into our most comfortable design yet —wear them as long as you want. Stimulate your senses with enhanced 360 Audio that surrounds you in your favorite beats like never before. Feel every note like you’re there with Hi-Fi sound quality. Stay focused on the sounds you love with Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation that quiets even the loudest outside sounds. Work out worry-free with moisture resistance that stands up to rain. Pair your Buds2 Pro with the rest of your Galaxy for new ways to enjoy pro-quality sound wherever you happen to be. Whether it’s a podcast, a call or your favorite playlist, listen blissfully with Galaxy Buds2 Pro.
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    "By far the best Samsung headphone. They really out did theirself this time. ...I use Samsung Ear Buds 2 Pro everyday on route to college. When listening to music, the base quality was impressive. "

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    Hearing is believing. Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro pack a studio-worthy listening experience into our most comfortable design yet —wear them as long as you want. Stimulate your senses with enhanced 360 Audio that surrounds you in your favorite beats like never before. Feel every note like you’re there with Hi-Fi sound quality. Stay focused on the sounds you love with Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation that quiets even the loudest outside sounds. Work out worry-free with moisture resistance that stands up to rain. Pair your Buds2 Pro with the rest of your Galaxy for new ways to enjoy pro-quality sound wherever you happen to be. Whether it’s a podcast, a call or your favorite playlist, listen blissfully with Galaxy Buds2 Pro.
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    Your price for this item is $199.99
    The previous price was $229.99
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