10 Back-to-School Backpacks for Every Budget

No back-to-school shopping list is ever complete without a new bag for the fall.  But with the popularity of back-to-school totes on the rise, finding a backpack that doesn’t seem too childish for a college campus can be a difficult task. Luckily, we did the dirty work for you and rounded up 14 totally cute (and affordable) backpacks for the fall semester. Check them out below!


Less Than $35

 Global Classroom

Mossimo Supply Co. Trina Atlas Backpack, Target, $29.99

This tan backpack with geometric shapes will give your style a global feel. With drawstrings and a buckle flap, your belongings will be kept safe as well. Best of all, the interior pocket is big enough to fit a laptop and will hold all of your essentials in an easy-to-find compartment.


Less Than $55

All-American Girl

American Rag Americana Handbag, Macy’s, $54

Take a patriotic approach to back to school with this crisp canvas and faux leather trim bag with a vintage star spangled banner print. The bag comes fully equipped with plenty of interior and exterior pockets to store your class essentials.

 Flower Child

Amici Rose Print Canvas Backpack, Nordstrom, $44

Decorated with a vintage arrangement of roses contrasted with a canvas background and faux-leather trim, this bag is a great way to make a subtle statement come fall. Magnetic snaps and drawstring closure add security to keep your belongings safe.