Top 99 College Speech Topics

Here's my list of 99 college speech topics! They cover all sorts of subjects and you should be able to find something suitable for whatever type of speech you've been asked to deliver.

To make things easy on yourself, pick a topic that interests you and something you'll be able to speak about with passion!

It will make your research more interesting... and your speech more engaging for your listeners!

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College speech topics

1st 50 College Speech Topics

  1. Abortion
  2. Euthanasia
  3. The death penalty
  4. Voting
  5. Hazing in fraternities and sororities
  6. Succeeding in college
  7. What it means to be a hero
  8. The dangers of drugs
  9. The dangers of smoking
  10. The dangers of alcohol
  11. How to find a job
  12. Study strategies
  13. The dangers of credit cards
  14. Staying Christian in college
  15. Planning a party
  16. How to make money on eBay
  17. Tips to save money in college
  18. Reality television
  19. Today's music
  20. Athletes as role models
  21. My favorite celebrity
  22. My best childhood memory
  23. My worst childhood memory
  24. The person who most influenced my life
  25. My definition of "family"
  26. All about me!
  27. My best friend
  28. How to change a flat tire
  29. How to get a second date
  30. How to meet new people
  31. My new year's resolution
  32. Hurricanes
  33. We are living in the end times
  34. The life and death of Robin Williams
  35. Talk shows
  36. Civil disobedience
  37. Sex education
  38. Teenage pregnancy
  39. Gun control
  40. Legalizing marijuana
  41. Passing your driving tests
  42. Fad diets
  43. Anorexia
  44. Bulimia
  45. ADHD
  46. ADD
  47. Anxiety
  48. Depression
  49. Suicide
  50. Caffeine

  51. 49 More College Speech Topics

  52. Fast food
  53. The importance of exercise
  54. Dyslexia
  55. PMS
  56. Cancer
  57. A turning point in my life
  58. Illiteracy
  59. Gangs or gang violence
  60. What type of legacy will you leave behind?
  61. A moment that changed my life
  62. If I won the lottery…
  63. Platonic relationships
  64. How to plan a vacation
  65. The 'fake news' penomenon and its dangers
  66. Is Ebola a worldwide threat?
  67. Energy drinks - useful or dangerous?
  68. Practice makes perfect
  69. A fair trial
  70. What is a tornado?
  71. The importance of a good night's sleep
  72. Martin Luther King Jr.
  73. Cell phones
  74. Ideas for spring break trips
  75. How to entertain on a budget
  76. How to lose weight and keep it off
  77. How to stop smoking
  78. The media and self esteem
  79. The Kardashians
  80. Immigration
  81. O.J. Simpson
  82. Trump and Twitter
  83. Stephen King
  84. The history of the internet
  85. The invention of the telephone
  86. The importance of a college education
  87. Don't drop out of school
  88. Muhammad Ali
  89. Satellite vs. cable television
  90. America's Got Talent
  91. Should the school year be extended?
  92. Teacher pay raises
  93. The failure of the public school system
  94. What is your credit score?
  95. How to buy a car
  96. What to look for in a room mate
  97. How to reduce your carbon footprint
  98. Is there life after death?
  99. Life on other planets
  100. Scientology

So there you have it - 99 college speech topics on which to base your presentation, or to inspire you to come up with a topic of your own!

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