10 Best Noise Cancelling Headphones For Students

Most of the students play music to study in order to avoid distractions from their roommate. Hearing songs will also improve your concentration capacity and give relief from your stress. It’s better to use noise-cancelling headphones over normal headphones because it blocks unwanted noise around you.


So I came up with this article listing ten best noise-cancelling headphones. Most of the Headphones I listed here are a little bit expensive. If you are looking for a budget-friendly product then check the best noise cancelling headphones you can get for $100.

  • Bose QuietComfort 35 II
  • Sony WH1000XM3
  • Cowin E7
  • Mpow 059
  • Beats Solo3
  • Jabra Elite 85h
  • AKG N700NC
  • Sony WH-CH700N
  • Microsoft Surface Headphones
  • TaoTronics

Bose QuietComfort 35 II – Fabulous Quality

Bose QuietComfort 35 II is one of the best noise-cancelling wireless headphones which is available on the market. In addition to the noise cancellation feature, Bose QC 35 II also known for its great battery life, lightweight, bass quality, and very comfortable for everyone. It also provides an NFC pairing facility for Android users.

Sony WH1000XM3 – Excellent Sound

Sony is Pioneer for all the noise-cancelling headphones, and WH1000XM3 is one of their masterpieces. Not only students, but it also adapts to any environment like Library, Gym, Flight, Outdoor, etc. Also, it is most compatible with tablets, laptops, and mobile phones.

It is very hard to choose between Bose QC 35 II and Sony WH1000XM3 because both of them provide excellent sound quality. It is up to you to choose one from your personal interests.

Cowin E7

Cowin E7 is an ultra-lightweight wireless noise-cancelling headphone like you will forget that you had them over your head. You can control their bass sound and turn them on whenever you need it. Their noise cancellation feature is good, which makes you concentrate on your studies. It is available in 6 different colors.

Mpow 059

Mpow 059 Over-Ear Stereo Wireless Headphones have a greater battery life. It is designed as a lightweight and comfortable one. It has both Bluetooth connectivity and AUX cable, so you can use it all the time. Also you able to attend calls while using your mobile phone.

Beats Solo3

Beats Solo3 comes with 40 hours of battery life on a single charge. It provides you an absolute silence while hearing songs or music and a perfect one for college students. It has a charging cable for comfort and storage. Also, it is built with a protective case to avoid any accidental damages.

Jabra Elite 85h

Jabra’s Elite 85h over-ear noise-cancelling headphones are well known for their amazing battery life. You can hear music for 36 hours with ANC switch turned on. If the ANC switch is turned off means battery life will go up to 41 hours. Also, with just 15 minutes of charging, you can able to listen to songs for more than five hours.


Next to Sony and Bose headphones, AKG N700NC took the position for best over-ear noise cancelling headphone. It is a more stylish headphone for students to show off. It comes with memory foam and leatherette ear-cushions to give you an amazing experience while wearing it. It lacks only in battery life because it lasts only for 23 hours.

Sony WH-CH700N

Again it is Sony to take the position in my best ten list. All because of their amazing sound quality and additional features lie music control, storage facility. Sony WH-CH700N is a low budget passive noise-cancelling wireless headphone designed for students.

Since it is a passive one, you can’t expect a greater noise cancelling feature. But considering the price and brand, it is okay to use it. Also, it is widely compatible with mobile phones, tablets, and desktop.

Microsoft Surface Headphones

Yeah, you read it right. Microsoft started its Headphone manufacture with its Surface Headphones. It has an excellent build quality with amazing sound experience, greater battery life, and active noise cancelling feature. Surface Headphones are the first gadget that comes with built-in Cortana Voice Assistant. 


You may not hear this name because TaoTronics is not a popular brand. But it has quite a good noise cancellation feature at an affordable price. TaoTronics Headphone is more comfortable to wear for a long time and works both as wireless and wired. You can do wireless calls using this headphone, and it has 25 hours of battery life.


Well, I have given you a list of the best headphones for your study purpose. By considering your budget and needs, you can choose any one of the products listed above.