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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for laptop bag for college.

Whether you're a student, a commuter, or a professional, your laptop is an essential part of your daily life. But while most people use their laptops on the go, few take into account how important it is to protect them from the bumps and bruises of everyday life. A laptop bag can help protect your computer from damage that may occur while traveling or storing it in a dorm or office. Browse the top-ranked list of laptop bags for college below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Speck - Smartshell Case for Macbook Pro 13"  M2 (2022) - Obsidian - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great Laptop...Excellent computer great price. Apple has the best laptops in the industry....Laptop for college"

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    SmartShell is the ultimate slim and sleek hard-shell case. Constructed to protect against scratches, dents, and bumps for wherever life takes you. Designed for superior protection, our durable protective case safeguards against all the bumps in the road and it includes a matte scratch-resistant finish. The bright colors are fade-resistant, staying flawless longer. Our clips hold the case securely onto your MacBook Pro so you can use your device worry-free knowing it’s protected.
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    "Great Laptop...Excellent computer great price. Apple has the best laptops in the industry....Laptop for college"

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    SmartShell is the ultimate slim and sleek hard-shell case. Constructed to protect against scratches, dents, and bumps for wherever life takes you. Designed for superior protection, our durable protective case safeguards against all the bumps in the road and it includes a matte scratch-resistant finish. The bright colors are fade-resistant, staying flawless longer. Our clips hold the case securely onto your MacBook Pro so you can use your device worry-free knowing it’s protected.
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  2. PKG - Riverdale 11L Vertical Messenger Bag for 16" Laptop - Dark Grey/Tan - Front_Zoom
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    "Great for a college student who catches bus or walks to school....Stylish Vertical Messenger Bag...I purchased this bag for my son who is a senior in college. My son fancied my Brenthaven Collins vertical messenger bag but I would not part with it. "

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    The PKG Riverdale vertical messenger bag is the ultimate work companion with an accordion filing system. This sleek and stylish bag is designed to keep you organized and prepared for any professional endeavor. With its innovative front pocket accordion filing system, you can effortlessly categorize and access your work items, ensuring quick retrieval and hassle-free organization. The bag is made with durable, recycled, weather-resistant materials and also features a dedicated laptop compartment, providing optimal protection and easy access for up to 16” laptops. Whether you're commuting for the day, traveling overnight, or attending meetings, the PKG Riverdale versatile messenger bag combines functionality and style, making it the perfect companion for the modern professional on the go.
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    "Great for a college student who catches bus or walks to school....Stylish Vertical Messenger Bag...I purchased this bag for my son who is a senior in college. My son fancied my Brenthaven Collins vertical messenger bag but I would not part with it. "

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    Product Description

    The PKG Riverdale vertical messenger bag is the ultimate work companion with an accordion filing system. This sleek and stylish bag is designed to keep you organized and prepared for any professional endeavor. With its innovative front pocket accordion filing system, you can effortlessly categorize and access your work items, ensuring quick retrieval and hassle-free organization. The bag is made with durable, recycled, weather-resistant materials and also features a dedicated laptop compartment, providing optimal protection and easy access for up to 16” laptops. Whether you're commuting for the day, traveling overnight, or attending meetings, the PKG Riverdale versatile messenger bag combines functionality and style, making it the perfect companion for the modern professional on the go.
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  3. Solo New York - Re:Fresh Backpack For 15.6" Laptop - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great laptop bag...great laptop bag at a great price. would recommend...It fits my laptop, ipad and notebooks (including chargers) with no issues. "

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    Eco Backpacks that clean up nicely. Laundry ready up to 12 washes, this backpack is designed for life's messy moments. Both washable and made from recycled plastic bottles, you're ready for those everyday adventures while knowing you're making a positive impact on the planet.
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    "Great laptop bag...great laptop bag at a great price. would recommend...It fits my laptop, ipad and notebooks (including chargers) with no issues. "

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    Eco Backpacks that clean up nicely. Laundry ready up to 12 washes, this backpack is designed for life's messy moments. Both washable and made from recycled plastic bottles, you're ready for those everyday adventures while knowing you're making a positive impact on the planet.
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  4. PKG - Robson 12L Recycled Crossbody Bag for 14" Laptop - Dark Grey/Tan - Front_Zoom
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    "Laptop Bag...Great bag! I love it! I definitely recommend this bag....I love it and I use it for college. It has a lot of compartments and it is perfect for my 13.6 inch laptop."

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    With the busy modern professional in mind, the PKG Robson crossbody laptop bag combines practical features with sleek aesthetics. The separate laptop compartment is specially designed to securely accommodate up to a 14” laptop. Whether you're a student, a freelancer, or a business executive, this dedicated compartment ensures your device is well-protected and easily accessible. Say goodbye to juggling multiple bags during your airport dash; the included trolley strap seamlessly integrates with your rolling suitcase, providing a hassle-free travel experience. Multiple internal and external compartments and pockets allow for seamless storage and easy retrieval of your essentials. Crafted with durable, recycled and weather resistant materials, the PKG Robson crossbody’s sleek design makes it suitable for any professional setting, blending seamlessly with your personal style.
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    "Laptop Bag...Great bag! I love it! I definitely recommend this bag....I love it and I use it for college. It has a lot of compartments and it is perfect for my 13.6 inch laptop."

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    Product Description

    With the busy modern professional in mind, the PKG Robson crossbody laptop bag combines practical features with sleek aesthetics. The separate laptop compartment is specially designed to securely accommodate up to a 14” laptop. Whether you're a student, a freelancer, or a business executive, this dedicated compartment ensures your device is well-protected and easily accessible. Say goodbye to juggling multiple bags during your airport dash; the included trolley strap seamlessly integrates with your rolling suitcase, providing a hassle-free travel experience. Multiple internal and external compartments and pockets allow for seamless storage and easy retrieval of your essentials. Crafted with durable, recycled and weather resistant materials, the PKG Robson crossbody’s sleek design makes it suitable for any professional setting, blending seamlessly with your personal style.
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  5. Targus - 17" Classic Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TBB944GL
    SKU: 6559597
    Top comment

    "Lap top bag...Duarble with quality materials , plenty of room for my laptop cord ans podcast accessories...Perfect bag for my 17.4" laptop. Slim in size but holds so much."

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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    Top comment

    "Lap top bag...Duarble with quality materials , plenty of room for my laptop cord ans podcast accessories...Perfect bag for my 17.4" laptop. Slim in size but holds so much."

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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  6. SwissGear - 2769 ScanSmart Laptop Backpack - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "Great laptop backpack...Spacious work bag! Lightweight, durable, and spacious....My new Pickleball Bag....I own a Swissgear bag that I use for my laptop. However, when my pickleball bag broke down from use and the price of new bags seemed high, I decided to purchase a Swissgear 2769 to use as my pickleball bag. "

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    Product Description

    Travel freely with the Swissgear 2769 ScanSmart Backpack that has built-in organization, electronics protection, and compartments for everything you need. Plus a ScanSmart feature lets you keep your laptop securely stowed, even through TSA checkpoints. With this ScanSmart Backpack, all of your electronics stay safe and secure with a padded laptop compartment, 16" computer sleeve, floating TabletSafe™ pocket that suspends your device to guard against collision, and more! A front organizer panel with multiple divider pockets for pens, cell phone, and other necessities also offers an extra electronics compartment for storing a secondary tablet or e-reader. The spacious main compartment offers more pockets, including secure, organized storage ideal for a camera and adapters, and adjustable compression straps on the bag’s exterior help hold contents in place and prevent items from getting jumbled.
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    Top comment

    "Great laptop backpack...Spacious work bag! Lightweight, durable, and spacious....My new Pickleball Bag....I own a Swissgear bag that I use for my laptop. However, when my pickleball bag broke down from use and the price of new bags seemed high, I decided to purchase a Swissgear 2769 to use as my pickleball bag. "

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    Product Description

    Travel freely with the Swissgear 2769 ScanSmart Backpack that has built-in organization, electronics protection, and compartments for everything you need. Plus a ScanSmart feature lets you keep your laptop securely stowed, even through TSA checkpoints. With this ScanSmart Backpack, all of your electronics stay safe and secure with a padded laptop compartment, 16" computer sleeve, floating TabletSafe™ pocket that suspends your device to guard against collision, and more! A front organizer panel with multiple divider pockets for pens, cell phone, and other necessities also offers an extra electronics compartment for storing a secondary tablet or e-reader. The spacious main compartment offers more pockets, including secure, organized storage ideal for a camera and adapters, and adjustable compression straps on the bag’s exterior help hold contents in place and prevent items from getting jumbled.
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  7. Targus - 16" Groove Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: CVR600
    SKU: 7848779
    Top comment

    "Laptop backpack...Is a versatile product i used at work and my college...This bag protects my 15.4in Laptop. It comes in all black. "

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    Product Description

    The Targus Groove laptop Backpack is the affordable backpack for your laptop and all your gear. The padded sleeve protects laptops with screens up to 16". The front section provides generous storage for CDs, pens, a key clip, mobile phone pocket and a port hole for headphones. In addition, there is an extra pocket for files or accessories and even a side pocket for your water bottle. All these features are designed into a durable nylon case with a PVC bottom for protection against water and wear making this the backpack to own.
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    Top comment

    "Laptop backpack...Is a versatile product i used at work and my college...This bag protects my 15.4in Laptop. It comes in all black. "

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    Product Description

    The Targus Groove laptop Backpack is the affordable backpack for your laptop and all your gear. The padded sleeve protects laptops with screens up to 16". The front section provides generous storage for CDs, pens, a key clip, mobile phone pocket and a port hole for headphones. In addition, there is an extra pocket for files or accessories and even a side pocket for your water bottle. All these features are designed into a durable nylon case with a PVC bottom for protection against water and wear making this the backpack to own.
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  8. SwissGear - Commander USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "AMAZING BAG...I bought this bag for college and it lasted me all 4 years! It would have lasted longer however I decided I wanted a fresh upgrade. ...Good for college students...My son loves this backpack for college. He can carry his MacBook Pro with plenty of space to spare."

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    Product Description

    When you're ready to move up to a different league of organization in a backpack, this is the one you want to strap on for size, the SwissGear Commander USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack. Encased in durable, abrasion-resistant polyester fabric, this pack has a surprise around every corner. This bag comes with a TSA friendly lay-flat back panel with room for a tablet and a laptop, a front quick access pocket, a fleece lined crush-resistant sunglasses pocket and an organizational pocket. The center compartment is really where this bag shines as it has an internal zippered panel that when unzipped turns into a side-access shoe bag. Fully padded shoulder straps and back panel, a phone charging hub, and insulated side zip pocket round out this great pack.
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    "AMAZING BAG...I bought this bag for college and it lasted me all 4 years! It would have lasted longer however I decided I wanted a fresh upgrade. ...Good for college students...My son loves this backpack for college. He can carry his MacBook Pro with plenty of space to spare."

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    Product Description

    When you're ready to move up to a different league of organization in a backpack, this is the one you want to strap on for size, the SwissGear Commander USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack. Encased in durable, abrasion-resistant polyester fabric, this pack has a surprise around every corner. This bag comes with a TSA friendly lay-flat back panel with room for a tablet and a laptop, a front quick access pocket, a fleece lined crush-resistant sunglasses pocket and an organizational pocket. The center compartment is really where this bag shines as it has an internal zippered panel that when unzipped turns into a side-access shoe bag. Fully padded shoulder straps and back panel, a phone charging hub, and insulated side zip pocket round out this great pack.
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  9. High Sierra - Swoop SG Backpack for 17" Laptop - Metallic Splatter - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Has so many pockets and fits all my notebooks for college. The water bottle holder is very secure. The computer pocket is also very comfortable on my back bc of the cushion so I know my computer is safe....Quality bag that is great for college or family...I also wanted something I could use for my college classes and teaching gigs. This bag answers all of our needs."

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    Product Description

    A tower of external pockets so everything has the perfect home.
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    "Has so many pockets and fits all my notebooks for college. The water bottle holder is very secure. The computer pocket is also very comfortable on my back bc of the cushion so I know my computer is safe....Quality bag that is great for college or family...I also wanted something I could use for my college classes and teaching gigs. This bag answers all of our needs."

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    A tower of external pockets so everything has the perfect home.
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  10. Case Logic - 12.1" Chromebooks™/Ultrabooks™ Sleeve - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Laptop Bag...It is a lovely carrying bag for my laptop. Well padded and fits perfect....Well constructed bag for laptops. Price fair. Review complete"

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    Product Description

    Guard your Chromebook™ or Ultrabook™ from daily abuse with a sleeve designed for sleek protection. The padded lining cushions your investment while the zippered pocket stores your cords and accessories.
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    "Laptop Bag...It is a lovely carrying bag for my laptop. Well padded and fits perfect....Well constructed bag for laptops. Price fair. Review complete"

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    Product Description

    Guard your Chromebook™ or Ultrabook™ from daily abuse with a sleeve designed for sleek protection. The padded lining cushions your investment while the zippered pocket stores your cords and accessories.
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