Top 10 Best iPhone apps for College Students

By | October 31, 2014

Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you stay on top of things at college this year? No matter how far along you are in your college career, it’s never too late to load up your smartphone with great apps that we have listed here that can help you organize better, study harder, and tackle assignments better than ever. Regardless what you need help with, there are tons of app for this purpose listed at App Store. Look at once to our list and grab the best suited one for your device.

Top 10 Best iPhone apps for College Students

1. iTunes U


iTunes U is a great resources for anyone, whether your university supports it or not. If it does, there’s a good chance you can find lectures and class material available for download straight to your iPhone or iPad. For those that don’t have iTunes U support yet, it’s still a great supplementary study tool that’s sure to have tons of videos and lecture material on topics you’re currently studying.

Download iTunes U (Free)

2. Zoom Reader

In combination with your iPhone’s built-in camera, Zoom Reader lets you magnify  and read printed text by first taking a picture of an object like a book or menu, and then converts the image into text using state-of-the-art Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology. Zoom Reader will then read the text back to you using a natural-sounding voice. Zoom Reader isn’t just for books – it can be used to read small print on a receipt, box, menu, or pill bottle – wherever there’s small text you can’t read yourself.

Download Zoom Reader (Free)

3. Wunderlist

Wunderlist is a task and todo app that’s available on almost any platform you can think of, including iPhone and iPad and other iDevice. When you need to add a task, just enter it and throw it in your inbox. You can go back later and create individual lists, add due dates, notes, and much more. Since Wunderlist lets you create lists however you’d like, you can set them up for each class, or for individual projects.

Wunderlist (Free)

4. PCalc


PCalc is the powerful selection for students, engineers, scientists, programmers, or indeed anybody looking for a feature filled calculator. It includes multi-line feature, optional RPN Mode, able to change key layout, a paper tape, multiple undo and redo, an extensive set of unit conversions and constants, engineering and scientific notation, as well as support for binary, octal, hexadecimal calculations.

Tough, the app is not free at all, you need to spend around 10 buck to get the app but after reading the review at iTunes Store, app is quite helpful and nice. Click on the download link below to get the calculator app on your iPhone.

Download PCalc

5. Duolingo


Duolingo is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and engaging ways of learning a new foreign language. Not only has Duolingo gets updated for the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, you can also add widgets to the Today View of Notification Center. And for even easier typing, check out landscape view on the larger screen of the iPhone 6!

Download Duolingo

6. Evernote


Evernote is hands down one of the best note taking apps available, with support for tags, separate notebooks, iCloud sync, and more. You can even take photos of a blackboard or syllabus and tag it accordingly for specific courses. With great syncing support, you can access your notes not only on your iPhone or iPad, but on your Mac, PC, and on the web as well.

Download Evernote

7. Chegg


Instead of selling your soul to buy textbooks every semester, find cheap rentals (with free shipping!) on Chegg. Chegg, the Student Hub, is pleased to bring you millions of textbooks and solutions packed into one glorious app! Rent textbooks, get instant access (when available), and read eTextbooks on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Nice!


  • Easily search for textbooks by title, author, ISBN or by scanning a barcode. Say what??
  • Rent or buy physical textbooks like a boss.
  • Read eTextbooks on any device – desktop, tablet, smartphone or crystal ball
  • Tap into our massive library of over 2.5 million guided solutions
  • Search our archive of solutions to millions of questions
  • While your book is on the way, get 7-day FREE instant access to the eTextbook so you can get started on that classwork right away

Download Chegg

8. Dropbox


It’s essential to have somewhere to store all your assignments and documents. From lecture notes to class syllabus’ to term papers, Dropbox can store it all. When you sign up, you get 2GB of storage for free with paid options available for lots more storage. Dropbox will give you access to your files straight from your iPhone, iPad, or computer.

Download Dropbox

9. Snap2PDF


Take a picture of any handout/textbook to convert it into a PDF (one that recognizes text and provides translations for foreign language words!), so you can take all those binders off your shelves and make room for more beer.

Buy Snap2PDF $2.99

10. Notifyr


Notifyr sends push messages from apps like WhatsApp and Instagram right to the Notification Center in OS X 10.9. The app connects your iPhone with your Mac via Bluetooth and once connected the first time, connects automatically each time your devices are in range. It might be a helpful app if you use to work late on your Mac and don’t want to skip even a single notifications comes to your iPhone.

For this useful app, you need to spend £2.99 to get on your iPhone.

Download Notifyr