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College & dorm bedding

A big adjustment to moving into, or back to college, is leaving your cherished bed behind. One way to make that transition easier is by having comfortable bedding to wrap yourself up in after a long day of classes. Choose from a range of mattress tops, sheets, pillows and comforters to make your dorm bedding as comfortable as possible. You can even find comfier mattresses if the one that comes with your dorm bed is too firm. Our selection of college bedding makes it easy to express your style by pairing different patterns or textures together. 

Dorm bedding made easy 

Make it easier to get through the daily grind of college life by being well rested thanks to comfy dorm bedding. At IKEA, you can conveniently buy everything you’ll need for your dorm room bed. Find twin X-Long sheets, a twin XL mattress protector or a matching duvet cover and pillowcase sets.  

Whether you’re shopping for your dorm room or your college bedroom, you’ll be able to find everything you need in one place. Our pillows come in a range of comfort levels and materials,  including soft, hard, polyester, feather, down and foam—so you’re sure to find one that you’ll love.

College bedding for all your college apartment needs

If you live in an off-campus apartment and need more than just dorm comforters and pillows, find a range of affordable bed frames, mattresses, mattress toppers, sheet sets and more in various colors and patterns to help you put your stamp on your college bedroom.

And even if the apartment comes with a bed, you’re not stuck with a twin bed. If you want more room, upgrade to a double or queen, or even save space with a futon or sofa bed.

Round out your bedroom in your college apartment with comfy rugs, dresser tables and vanities, desks and ergonomic chairs. And don’t forget to decorate—find everything from wall art, decorative alarm clocks and indoor plants to truly make it your own.

Frequently asked questions about college dorm bedding

How long is a standard dorm room bed?

Most beds in standard college dorm rooms are twin XL or 80” long and 38” wide. Some dorm rooms may feature twin mattresses that measure around 74” x 77”.

Does IKEA sell XL twin sheets?

Yes, IKEA has you covered for all your college bedding needs, including XL twin sheets for standard dorm room beds.

What kind of bedding do you use for college?

Take a layered approach to dorm bedding. Find everything you need with IKEA from twin XL mattress protectors and twin XL sheets to dorm comforters, sheets, pillows and Mattress pads.

How to make a college bed more comfortable?

Call upon the memory foam of a mattress topper that molds to your body for snug comfort and support. Add the soft, warming feel of down comforters and duvet inserts. Choose pillows that are as soft or as firm as you like.

What goes on a dorm bed?

Layer on the comfort with dorm bedding tailored to your needs. From mattress pads and mattress toppers to foam pillows and throw blankets, find everything in college bedding with IKEA.