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Student Desks Under $100

Updated on September 21, 2014

Guide to Best Student Desks Under $100

Looking for the Best Desks Under $100? If you need a new office desk or student desk for your room to help with doing homework, drawing, coloring or a place for a laptop, writing bills or working on your computer, we've searched lots of styles of desks for you and share the best simple desks that costs less than $100 online - some are even less than $30!

Student desks also work as perfect writing desks, desks for computer work or office desks when furnishing a smaller office or just wanting a place to write bills and stay organized.

Most of these best student desks will need assembled, that's one way that manufacturers are able to offer the $100 or less prices. I love that they ship right to your door without you leaving home to shop or choose the best desk and you'll get free shipping. These student desks are fairly simple to put together and I've put a few desks together myself - a second person would be helpful to have but, not necessary.

Here are some of the best student desks under $100 online, top rated by customers that will be sturdy, last long, look good and give you a place to do your work and organize your important papers and books. You'll find the best student desks in white, black, pecan, beech and more to choose from in computer desks, writing desks, office desks and even great desks with hutches for more storage.

South Shore Axess Desk with Keyboard Tray, White
South Shore Axess Desk with Keyboard Tray, White

My sister bought this pretty desk in white for my niece and she filled it with Pink accessories! This laminate desk is perfect for the student or child's desk in a small bedroom.

For under $100, it comes wiith two shelves and a drawer, there's plenty of room to store those important papers or books. Fairly easy assembly required for this sturdy, functional student desk that is perfect as a writing desk, computer desk, reading desk or for doing homework.


South Shore Axess Office Desk White - 4 Star Rating. One of the Most Popular and Best Desk Under $100 - Free Shipping

Setting up a student's bedroom, college dorm or just need a small work space for yourself? This is one of my favorite desks with ample room for working and storage plus decorative hutch area as well, available in 5 finishes and the price is hard to beat!

This very popular design according to amazon customers. It sits higher than most at 42", has three compartment areas for your computer tower or books, even legal sized papers fit, plus a keyboard shelf underneath and a drawer for closed storage items. This is a student desk that will be sturdy, easy to put together and has a modern design. It measures 42"x20"x27

This small desk won't take up much room so if you have an area under a staircase or small corner of a room, this will work to give you that work space you're looking for.

South Shore Work ID Collection Laptop Desk - White Desk for Small Spaces and One of the Best Cheap Student Desks You'll Love!

South Shore Work ID Collection Laptop Desk, Pure White
South Shore Work ID Collection Laptop Desk, Pure White

If you want a simple, clean lined, modern white desk this laminate student desk is a great choice with keyboard tray that hides to appear like a drawer. It's large enough for your laptop or desktop, books, pens, lamp and just the essentials to keep your desk clean and clutter free plus, it's the perfect size desk for small spaces.

Sauder Office Beginnings Wood Computer Desk in Pecan
Sauder Office Beginnings Wood Computer Desk in Pecan

Sauder offers a unique feature on this desk with the keyboard shelf that locks into place for easier typing so the shelf doesn't move around. Sauder furniture is fairly easy to assemble, I've put a few of their pieces together on my own without an assistant.


Sauder Wood Computer Desk - Pecan or Cherry

Similar to my first desk, This is a really nice value for a compact sized student desk that is large enough to hold a desktop, has a deep shelf for the tower, another shelf on top for a printer or books and a spacious drawer to hide essentials.

Sauder offers a quality piece of furniture at a really great price for a student desk according to many customer ratings! A desk can help kids to get focused on their studies and away from all those fun tech gadgets they love so much - they'll also love their new desk space!

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Furinno Go Green Home Laptop and Notebook Computer Desk - Beech/Ivory

Furinno 11193BE/WH/IV Go Green Home Computer Desk/Table, Beech/Ivory/White
Furinno 11193BE/WH/IV Go Green Home Computer Desk/Table, Beech/Ivory/White

From an amazon reviewer: "Definitely great for students, super easy to put together as long as you follow the directions. It was a little bit smaller than I expected, but for the price, you really can't beat it. It does it's job. The drawers are cloth, but after reading the other reviews, it was expected. But overall super awesome product"

TMS Morgan Desk with Hutch
TMS Morgan Desk with Hutch

If you need a sturdy, space saving desk, this corner desk in black melamine will give you storage space, work area, looks neat and organized and gives you a place to do your work without taking a lot of room.


Morgan Desk with Hutch - Great deal on corner desk to save space!

Got a college student that will be staying home?

Set up a perfect work space that is quiet and private to motivate, inspire and give them a place of their own to focus with a desk that they'll own for years to come.

It's never too late to create a special study area/work space for a student!

Sauder Office Desk - Abbey Oak

Great simple desk at an affordable price when you just want a flat surface for a laptop, holding a book, doing a drawing, taking notes, writing a letter or bills. Add your own favorite chair and you're all set. This is so much better than using your own lap!

Sauder Desk, Abbey Oak Finish
Sauder Desk, Abbey Oak Finish

Simple student desk under $100 that is perfect for writing, drawing, coloring or using a laptop with a large flat surface and one storage drawer. This is office furniture that is easy to assemble with minimal parts for one or two people. It measures 39"x17"x28" for compact spaces with just enough room to get your work done.


Having a desk to work on the laptop is much better for your back and posture than actually holding a laptop on the lap.

Add a small desk lamp to take the strain off the eyes too.

I love that no tools are needed to assemble this desk with six shelves/surfaces a computer or for books or software.

Furinno is one company that is making student desks from recycled materials to help us go green with this two toned compact desk. It measures 31"x15"x28" for tight spaces.

Furinno Home Laptop Notebook Computer Desk Table - Light Cherry, Black or Charcoal

Furinno 11192LC/BK Efficient Computer Desk, Light Cherry/Black
Furinno 11192LC/BK Efficient Computer Desk, Light Cherry/Black

I really like this compact student desk made of particle board for durability with several shelves it seems that it will hold lots of items besides a laptop. It's called a laptop desk table so should be used for a laptop or small desktop and holds a printer nicely plus books, journals, magazines or other student work. Assembly required, get a friend to help you put it together for this price, a good deal. Always measure your space first for the right fit.


Desk Assembly Tip:

To get the best results assembling your student desk, take your time to lay out all the parts and pieces first, follow the directions slowly and carefully and your desk should be sturdy and durable for a long time!

Cute 'Fast Forward' of How to Put a Desk Together

Sharper Image Home Office Computer Workstation - Click to see On Sale Now price!

Sharper Image SI2718-M615 Computer Workstation with 3-Port USB Hub , Wood Grain
Sharper Image SI2718-M615 Computer Workstation with 3-Port USB Hub , Wood Grain

If you like a more modern looking student desk, this one has metal tube legs and is simple with just enough shelving to keep your school work off the floor and organized. A laminate top in wood grain finish helps to prevent stains and scratches and you'll have pretty easy assembly - just take your time and follow instructions on this home computer workstation.


DIY Build Your Own Office Desk Books - Feeling handy and creative? For under $100, why not try building your own student desk using these great reference books!

My dad built me a small desk on moving casters long ago, it lasted for decades and I handed it down to my nephew - keeping it in the family. Make one that you could hand down as a family heirloom!

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      Cindy 4 years ago from Pittsburgh Pa

      @JeffGilbert: I was pretty surprised to find so many nice options for affordable, chic and yes - versatile desks too Jeff. Glad you liked them and so nice to see you. xoxo

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      JeffGilbert 4 years ago

      Some of these are very interesting. The Sharper Image one was surprisingly cheap and it's very versatile. Great lens!

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      Cindy 4 years ago from Pittsburgh Pa

      @fifinn: I'm a fan of the wood desks too fifinn, although I see that more and more these days the metals are hugely popular too. Glad there's something for everyone to get what works best for them! Thanks for visiting today:) xoxo

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      fifinn 4 years ago

      I like computer desks are made ââof wood. Such integration between nature and future technology.

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      Cindy 5 years ago from Pittsburgh Pa

      @missjensen: Thanks for visiting best student desks today missjensen:) xoxo

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      missjensen 5 years ago

      these seem like a goodbye and a great study area , warmetst regards miss jensen

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      Cindy 5 years ago from Pittsburgh Pa

      @CoolFool83: So glad you liked these desks godfather25, thanks for your visit today. xoxo

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      CoolFool83 5 years ago

      These are great money savers! Thanks.