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Your sleep habits may or may not change when you go away to college, but your bedding definitely should. The best college bedding sets are an easy, affordable way to start over in style and make your new dorm, apartment, or suite feel like a home. While there are plenty of options out there, the best bedding set for your temporary bedroom will depend on your sizing needs, material preferences, and style.
First thing's first: If you're in a dorm or campus housing, double-check with your school to make sure you're buying the correct bedding to fit your mattress. You don't want to get a gorgeous new set and lug it all the way there only to find out that it's the wrong size. So what size bed is in a dorm? Most (but not all) colleges will give you a twin XL mattress, which is compact enough for small rooms, but longer than your average twin to accommodate taller students. For that reason, most of the options below are available in twin XL — but you can get a lot of them in other sizes in case your dorm differs or you're supplying your own mattress.
From the coziest twin XL sheets to the most attractive comforters, these bedding sets have you covered — literally. There are also plenty of options when it comes to colors, materials, price ranges, and brilliant features, so you can carve out your own cozy space to sleep and hang out in.
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