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The Best Mattresses for College Graduates

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Carina König

You've successfully made it through four years of endless exams and late-night study sessions. Now between job hunting and looking for a place to live, many college graduates are entering the world and thinking, what’s next? Will you be the graduate that spends a few months at home, the one who lands on a friend's futon or the college graduate that ventures out into the wide unknown on your own?

Whatever your path, we know that the post-grad life can be expensive once you start entering the real world. From a new professional wardrobe to basic necessities like rent and groceries, it can start to add up—quickly. As you move into this next phase of life, consider creating a sleep space that you look forward to returning to each and every night.

Check out our favorite budget-friendly mattresses that will be great for recent college graduates:

the best mattresses for college graduates in 2020

The Best Mattresses for College Graduates

tulo 10" Medium Mattress

If you're looking for a top rated mattress while on a budget, the tulo mattress is the bed for you. Shipping directly to your door for your convenience, this bed in a box mattress is the perfect balance of hard and soft, making it the best type of mattress. Offering a perfect blend of foams for both stomach and side sleepers, the tulo medium mattress has a layer of high-density coolflow foam that will stabilize the mattress while also ensuring you sleep cool throughout the night.

Sleepy’s Hush Pillow Top Mattress

The Sleepy’s Hush pillow top mattress contours to your body by utilizing four unique layers of foam. Cooling gel-infused memory foam dissipates body heat, while the high-density, individually wrapped coil system minimizes motion transfer which reduces tossing and turning. At the base, a layer of high-density, shock-absorbing base foam helps the encased coils react to your body movement and enhances support.

Lull 10" Memory Foam Mattress

The Lull memory foam mattress easily arrives on your doorstep in a box. This mattress features three different layers to give you the perfect combination of comfort and therapeutic support. A top layer of viscoelastic memory foam features a gel polymer injection that transfers heat way from your body and disperse it throughout the mattress, ensuring you sleep comfortably throughout the night.

Serta iSeries Hybrid 100 13.5” Firm Mattress

The Serta iSeries hybrid mattresses give you the best of both worlds: the traditional supportive feel of an innerspring mattress with the added comfort technology of a memory foam mattress. The Serta iSeries 100 mattress features Serta’s 886 Pro-Support™ Coil System that provides comfortable supports throughout the night and is great for back and stomach sleepers that prefer a firm feel.

Beautyrest PressureSmart 12.25” Plush Mattress

The Beautyrest PressureSmart gel memory foam delivers up to 21% more pressure relief* from the moment you lie down on the mattress. The Beautyrest PressureSmart plush mattress also features Beautyrest Pocketed Coil® technology that provides flexible support and isolates motion between sleep partners while a layer of DualCool™ technology works to wick away heat and moisture throughout the night, keeping you cool and comfortable.

Finish Your Sleep Space with the Best Mattress Accessories

Once you find your perfect mattress, it is time to look for accessories. The right pillow, sheets and foundation will help you create the perfect sleep space. And don’t forget to protect your investment with a mattress protector!

Looking to complete your sleep space sooner rather than later? Stop into your nearest Mattress Firm location or shop online to find these sleep accessories at unbeatable prices. Whether you are buying a mattress for a recent grad or you are the graduate, remember that a good night's sleep is essential.

*Compared to Beautyrest equivalent models without PressureSmart

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