17 Graduation Gifts Your Boyfriend Will Love (+What to Avoid)

Looking for just the right graduation gift idea for your boyfriend? We researched over 500 gift options and narrowed them down to 17 top picks for every type of boyfriend – all under $50.

Is your boyfriend graduating with a professional degree? Check out our law school, business school, and medical school graduation ideas.

If he’s moving away but you think he’s a keeper, give him a jar of special Hershey kisses labeled “kisses from [your name]”. Each time he eats one, he’ll think of you. We recommend this extra special set of quality dark Kisses.
Planning a serious long distance relationship? Consider this jar full of fun notes he can open when he’s missing you. It contains 31 lovey messages such as “I’ll always be here for you” and “I love you the way you are.” Mix in some Hershey kisses too!
$34.95 USD
$34.95 USD
A cute graduation gift idea for him, this mug is even shaped like it belong in a Dr. Seuss book. Add some candy and wrap it up in a bow!
$8.75 USD
$15.99 USD
How about an awesome decoration for his dorm room next year? This 3D moon lamp will light up his nights with thoughts of your love. You might even want one too.
$24.99 USD
$33.32 USD
School is over and now the world is his to explore. Inspire his wanderlust (and your own) with this fabulous book featuring gorgeous photos of the world’s top places to visit.
$24.91 USD
$40.00 USD
If you’ve found your soulmate and nothing is going to keep you apart, consider a scrapbook with photos commemorating all your fun adventures, dances, etc. We love this Up-themed photo book for its fun vibe and positive message.
$12.99 USD
$12.99 USD
Have the perfect photo of you two together? Get it printed and put it in this quality frame that expresses how much you love him.
$17.95 USD
$17.95 USD
These funny key chain puzzle pieces symbolize your special connection, no matter how far apart the road takes you. Great for couples with a sense of humor.
$9.99 USD
$10.99 USD
Tell him how attractive his new degree makes him with this fun, cheeky t-shirt that’s sure to elicit a good laugh. Available in five colors with a light weight fit.
$15.99 USD
$15.99 USD
Set your boyfriend on the right path post graduation with this fabulous hybrid sundial/compass. It makes a great desk accessory, a true memento keepsake that won’t break the bank. A great idea for someone who loves the outdoors.
$14.38 USD
$19.00 USD
Keep your boyfriend organized with this high quality leather toiletry bag. Use your imagination and put some fun presents inside for him.
$39.99 USD
$69.99 USD
If your boyfriend is heading off to another college and you’re not sure you’ll remain together, consider a fun gift such as this emergency snack kit. He’ll appreciate your sense of humor and it won’t make you seem too clingy. In this situation, we’d avoid giving promise bracelets or the like.
$23.99 USD
$23.99 USD
If your graduating boyfriend plays the guitar, or if he just happens to love music, you must get him this sweet guitar pick he’ll always remember you by when jamming out. See our full list of gift ideas for guitar players.
$12.96 USD
$12.96 USD
Personalized humor book by profession – Looking for a unique, personalized gift idea for your boyfriend graduating from college? These booklets from Unconditional Rosie are designed for 12 different professions ranging from accounting to physical therapy. A great way to show how much you care about his new career.
$14.99 USD
$19.99 USD
While most watches with engravings will cost you upwards of $100, this quality bamboo watch allow to print any short message on the back at a great price. A great keepsake graduation gift idea and he’ll appreciate the personal touch.
$29.99 USD
$29.99 USD
If your boyfriend is graduating from law school, consider this fun pair of cuff links that say “keep calm, I’m a lawyer.” A subtle way to show him you’re the calming influence in his life. Check out our full list of law school graduation ideas.
$24.99 USD
$34.99 USD
Is your guys a Star Wars fan? Look no further than this quality card that reads “A grad like you is impressive. Most impressive” on the interior.
$4.99 USD
$4.99 USD

What should you avoid giving your boyfriend for graduation? We recommend avoiding rings. This is his graduation, not time for you to propose to him. That can wait a few months!


You might also be interested in our list of year end gift ideas for teachers.