A college budget can be tricky when it comes to shopping. Here is a list of thrifty, reasonably priced stores to shop at.

Attic Window

This is one of the 5 stores sponsored by the Muncie Mission. It accepts donations as well as volunteers. Attic Window offers a variety of used, but otherwise moderately-priced items such as clothes, shoes, furniture, and household appliances.


This a well-known nationwide store that is apart of a larger, non-profit corporation. In addition to accepting numerous donations, the store offers various opportunities for employment attainment, training, and advancement. Each Goodwill store also offer its portion of sales and specials.

St.Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent De Paul Society Thrift Store is one of the many service ministries that is available in Muncie. Customers have a selection of clothes, accessories, and household items. Volunteers are consistently welcomed to help with store business.

The Vintage Shoppe Thrift & Gift

The store simply offers used, vintage clothing and accessories as well as hand-made gifts at affordable prices.

Plato’s Closet

This is another well-known nationwide store that offers fashionable, seasonable used clothes at reasonable prices. Plato’s Closet is a bit more selective in its clothing donations, but this is so it can stay up-to-date with current fashion trends.

  • Address-819 E McGalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303
  • Website- http://www.platoscloset.com/
  • Hours: Mon-Sat:10AM-8PM; Sun:12PM-6PM
  • Phone-(765) 282-0567


This store offers custom-made furniture as well as advice for how-to-make a bright, colorful room. The available furniture for college students includes items like handmade-door signs and clocks. The store also offers DIY workshops and craft kits.

  • Address-312 E Main St, Muncie, IN 47305
  • Website- http://refreshmuncie.com/
  • Hours: Tues-Fri: 10AM-6PM; Sat: 10AM-5PM; Sun-Mon: Closed
  • Phone-(765) 228-2084

Blush Boutique

This is a thrift store that is geared specifically to female customers. It offers clothing, perfume, accessories, and bags for affordable prices. There is something here for every woman.