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Back to School Furniture Guide: High School & College

Back to School Furniture Guide: High School & College

Congratulations to recent middle and high school graduates who finished up major exams and achieved significant milestones; particularly as many journeyed unchartered territories by finishing school at home. Now it's time to gear up for the next chapter in life, which is exciting but also a little scary. We remember all of the nervous energy involved with high school and college preparation.

Want to simplify the furniture search for home, dorm and apartment life? Consult our guide below or shop our High School & College Furniture Collection with our best selling and most popular loft beds, college loft beds Twin XL, bunk beds, desks, study beds and college bedroom sets for the emerging high school and college student. Whether their going away or e-learning at home, set them up for success with solid wood furniture for teen rooms, virtual school learning and dorm living. Shop All Back to School or see beds for dorm room ideas below. 

high school and college furniture guide

Loft Beds with Desks for Bedrooms, Apartments & Dorm Layouts

High lofts with desks are preferred by high school and college students as they sit high enough off the ground, which is great for two reasons. One, students feel like their sleeping quarters in a shared room is more private with the bed elevated, and, two, there is a lot of space underneath the bed for studying and storing personal items.

head room top bunk of queen loft bed college dorm room

HEAVY XL NS : Queen High Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Queen High Loft Bed

$1,689.00
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long desk under queen loft bed college teen room

HEFTY1 XL NS : Queen High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk, Slat, Natural

Queen High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk

$1,989.00
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Our high loft study beds are very popular for this reason. The bed sizes range from Twin and Full to College Loft Beds Twin XL, Full XL and Queen. Add a long desk underneath for the best study/sleep combination or use the space for standalone bookcases, dressers, nightstands or smaller desks. 

full xl loft bed college dorm teen room

GRAND1 XL NS : Full XL High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk, Slat, Natural

Full XL High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk

$1,829.00
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And, keep in mind that all lofts easily customize to the room dimensions, so the ladder entry can reverse and change sides (even sit off the footboard) when needed for the same price.

 

queen high loft college bedroom sets

 

HEAVY XL NS : Queen High Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Queen High Loft Bed

$1,689.00
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Dorm Room Ideas for Shared Spaces with Bunk Beds

Trying to fit multiple teens in one space? You can't go wrong with bunk beds - especially larger sizes now available in XL & Queen for longer legs and arms. Queen Bunk Beds are perfect for teenagers; and, this configuration is a Best Seller:

queen bunk beds

Queen High Bunk Bed

Queen High Bunk Bed

$2,289.00
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Need two different sizes? Try a Twin XL over Queen Bunk Bed, which is popular with tweens, teens and even adults! 

twin xl over queen bunk bed teen room college dorm

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

$2,029.00
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And, don't forget about another shared bedroom option. Corner bunk beds provide sleeping quarters for more than one child AND you have dedicated space for study or relaxation. 

twin high corner loft bed

HIGHRISE NS : Double Twin High Corner Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Twin High Corner Loft Bed

$2,099.00
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Queen Beds for High School Bedrooms, College & Dorm

Lucky enough to get a private dorm room or off-campus apartment? Still at home for high school? Many are in 2021, and parents are creating safe quarters for teens and college students to thrive with virtual learning. If sharing a space and privacy aren't concerns, we recommend a Queen bed with low panel footboards. Try a few different headboard styles out - curved, panel or slat - in your favorite finish - white, chestnut or natural - and create the perfect single bed look!

3160 XL NS : Queen Traditional Bed, Slat, Natural

Queen Traditional Bed

$849.00
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Save Room with College Furniture for Students

Maximize any Maxtrix configuration by adding under-bed storage or pullout trundle beds for friends.

under bed dresser

1610-001 : 2 Drawer Underbed Dresser Unit, Natural

2 Drawer Under Bed Dresser

$519.00
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And, stand alone desks are always nice! We have the perfect selection for older high school and college students with deep drawers that will hold the massive text books!

desk for high school teen college room

2425-001 : 2 Drawer Student Desk, Natural

2 Drawer Student Desk

$542.00
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Study Tips for Teens & College Students

Create a quiet space free from distraction- A dedicated work space helps keep students focused and centered. Quiet doesn't have to mean silent. Some children work better with music playing while they study and do homework. Especially if they are in a particularly loud setting from other siblings or outside noises. Creating a space just for your child to focus on their work promotes consistency and builds good habits.

Stay Organized with the best setups- As children grow so does their workload in school. Give them the space to store all the supplies they need to be successful. Adding a hutch to a desk or a bookcase can help keep all your study materials within reach. Or, a long desk that has extra storage space for notepads, books and drawing utensils.

high school room with desk

Keep it personal and unique- Accessorize! Decorate and encourage your child to personalize their space. Creating a positive study environment is just as important as keeping it clean and organized. Hang good grades on the wall as reminders of how awesome your child did on that math test. Inspirational quotes are fun, and easy to find and print from Pinterest. See how one teen styled her Twin XL college loft bed.

twin xl loft bed with desk for high schoolers and teens

JIBJAB1 XL NS : Twin XL High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk, Slat, Natural

Twin XL High Loft Bed with Straight Ladder + Desk

$1,629.00
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High School & College Furniture Design

Want more Back to High School or College help, dorm room ideas, or furniture information? Feel free to tap our design team standing by! They can help you create an entire college bedroom set or personalize with key pieces. 

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Products in High School & College collection
KNOCKOUT XL NS : Twin XL High Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Twin XL High Loft Bed

$1,339.00
Queen High Bunk Bed

Queen High Bunk Bed

$2,289.00
2425-001 : 2 Drawer Student Desk, Natural

2 Drawer Student Desk

$542.00
High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

High Twin XL Over Queen Bunk Bed with Ladder

$2,029.00
ENORMOUS15 NS : Full High Loft Bed with Stairs + Corner Desk, Slat, Natural

Full High Loft Bed with Stairs + Corner Desk

$3,039.00
GRAND NS : Full High Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Full High Loft Bed

$1,429.00

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