Whether you are going to a traditional school, or taking online classes your time and money may be coming up short. If you have an Android phone, there are lots of apps available to make things a little easier. From planning to reference to parties, here are some of the best Android apps for college students.

Class Buddy – Student Planner

This app is incredibly useful for organizing your classes, homework, and more. It costs $1.49, and it is one of the best apps available for managing your schedule. You can input all of your classes, exams, due dates, test scores, and grades in one convenient place. You’ll receive helpful reminders, be able to calculate your GPA, and even manage your expenses. It has a lot of great features, and you can easily export everything to your email or Google Docs.

Campus Special

College students spend a lot of money on ordering food. This free app will help you save money and get the best deals so your cash can go further. Based on your current location, it will locate all the closest deals on food. You can quickly access menus, contact information, and even place your order right from the app. There are lots of coupons available to help you save. Use this app to discover all the hidden restaurant gems around campus and pay less for them.

Cash4Books Scan & Sell Books

At the end of the semester, download this app to make sure you’re getting the most money for your used textbooks. Before you take them to your campus’ buyback, scan each textbook’s barcode and see how much Cash4Books will pay you. If you want to sell, you can instantly print a postage-paid shipping label and quickly mail your books. You’ll then get the cash deposited directly to your PayPal account or have a check mailed to your door.

Wiki Encyclopedia Pro

This is one of the best apps available for accessing Wikipedia from your Android phone. Wikipedia is an essential reference tool for all college students. With this app you can instantly access Wikipedia pages on absolutely anything you want to learn about. There is even an additional Newspapers feature that will allow you to quickly access newspapers across the country. This app costs $1.39, but there is also an ad-supported, free version available.


This free app is a must-have for college students everywhere. Whether you’re reading your textbooks, completing homework assignments, or writing a paper, it’s incredibly important and useful to always have a dictionary on hand. This app will provide you with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and audio pronunciations for more than 300,000 words. You can also create a favorites list, view the Word of the Day, and see what words are currently trending.

Beer Map

What college is experience is complete without a little, or a lot, of drinking? This app costs just $0.99, and it will help you locate beer near you. It has listings for breweries, pubs, bars, beer stores, and homebrew shops near you. It will also provide you with user reviews and directions. You can also share the places you find with your friends and call them directly from this app. You’ll be the most popular student at the party with this useful app.