Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for laptops for college.
If you're starting college, it's time to think about what kind of laptop you'll need for the next few years. These devices can help you do homework, send and receive e-mails and browse the internet. Browse the top-ranked list of laptops for college below along with associated reviews and opinions.
Apple MacBook Pro 16" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i7 2.6GHz - Touch Bar/ID - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD (2019) - SilverModel: MVVL2LL/ASKU: 6484484Top comment
"Excellent value at the price point! Great for our college kid!...this macbook air is exactly what I was looking for."See all customer reviewsSee all MacBooks
Product DescriptionExpand your view of everything on MacBook Pro thanks to a larger 16" Retina display with sharper pixel resolution and support for millions of colors.¹ Harness the power of 6-core processors and AMD Radeon Pro 5000M series graphics with 4GB of GDDR6 memory, together with an optimized thermal architecture for groundbreaking performance.
Lenovo - ThinkPad T470 14" Pre-Owned Laptop - Intel Core i5 6300u - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - BlackModel: T470.i5.8.256.ProSKU: 6441213Top comment
"I had to replace a laptop for my daughter at college. I placed the order online and received the laptop two days earlier than originally estimated. ...Good Laptop for college. Also works like a tablet."See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionGet the perfect combination of style and power when computing with Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Laptop. Powered by an Intel Core i5 Processor with a speed of 2.5 GHz that delivers powerful performance to meet your daily requirements. The 8GB RAM offers smooth multitasking when you have multiple programs running. Its 256GB SSD hard drive accommodates all of your important data efficiently.
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i5 with 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD (2017) - SilverModel: MQD32LL/ASKU: 6441209Top comment
"Great laptop for great price...Just as advertised. Perfect for home and office use....Perfect for the price paid...I am extremely happy with my purchase. My MacBook is perfect for going back to college in the winter of 2023."See all customer reviewsSee all MacBooks
Product DescriptionThis Refurbished MacBook Air is a Certified Refurbished Macbook. The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i5 with 4GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage SSD (2015) - SilverModel: MJVE2LL/ASKU: 6113606Top comment
"Great for students...Great investment for college students and it’s a great help for me to edit my YouTube videos....Great Mac book for college...I bought this for my daughter who is in college! She loves her Mac book!"See all customer reviewsSee all MacBooks
Product DescriptionThis Refurbished MacBook Air is a Certified Refurbished Macbook. Work through your to-do list on this Apple MacBook Air laptop. The 13.3-inch screen displays graphics in 1440 x 900 resolution and is powered by Intel HD Graphics for enjoyable video watching, and the 4GB of RAM supports basic multitasking. This Apple MacBook Air laptop has a dual-core i5 processor for fast boot times and program execution.
LG - gram 17” Ultra lightweight Laptop - Intel Evo Platform 12th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB RAM - 1TB NVMe SSD - GrayModel: 17Z90Q-K.AAB8U1SKU: 6504760Top comment
"I’m able to download multiple softwares that require a lot without the fan constantly blowing and no lagging on it also. A great computer for college students, anyone who needs any heavy softwares....Great for college and overall a great laptop to have around the house"See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionDeliver necessary portability with uncompromising features on the LG gram 17Z90Q. It has a huge 17-Inch WQXGA (2560x1600) AntiGlare IPS display while still slim and light enough to take anywhere. At under three pounds and delivering impressive battery life this LG gram is great to carry around for a long day of work The 17Z90Q also impresses with Intel Evo Platform Powered by 12th generation Intel core i7 processor with Intel Xe Graphics delivers performance for high-resolution content creation and editing. Windows 11 Home included.
- Model: MNEH3LL/ASKU: 6509652Top comment
"Great for college....Got this for college for my granddaughter. She loves it....For college...Really awesome college essential for my granddaughter."See all customer reviewsSee all MacBooks
Product DescriptionThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it’s Apple’s most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life.¹
Lenovo - Legion 5 Pro 16" WQXGA Gaming Laptop - Ryzen 7 6800H - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti - 512GB SSD - Storm GreyModel: 82RY000KUSSKU: 6504429Top comment
"Bought this for my daughter for College. Excellent graphics which are suitable for her art classes. ...Bought the RTX 3060 version for college and gaming in free time, and it works great, like a compacted beast. "See all customer reviewsSee all Gaming Laptops
Product DescriptionEngineered to deliver devastation in and out of the arena, the Lenovo™ Legion 5 Pro features the latest generation AMD processing and NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, dishing out high-resolution gaming at optimal-frame-rates with the Legion AI Engine, and optimally cooled via the Legion Coldfront 3.0 thermal system. The world’s first 16" WQXGA gaming laptop sets up a killer “winning zone” that towers over your enemies’ sight lines, giving you an extra edge in screen real estate by upping your peripheral vision. Combined with Nahimic 3D audio that pinpoints their footsteps in space, you’ll be able to see and hear any scrub headed your way before they even hit firing range. Enjoy elite gaming experiences on the Legion 5 Pro, available in Storm Grey.
- Model: I3593-7872BLK-PUSSKU: 6397230Top comment
"good college laptop zero gaming...its a really good laptop especially for college, I enjoy but you can not do gaming on it....dell laptop for college...good computer, just what we need for College and it has MS Office as well, which is also needed"See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionDell Inspiron Laptop: Complete work projects on time with this Dell Inspiron notebook. The Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM run multiple programs simultaneously for seamless multitasking, while the 256GB SSD provides ample file storage space and rapid booting. This Dell Inspiron notebook has a 15.6-inch Full HD anti-glare display for delivering crisp, detailed visuals, and the Windows 10 Home operating software ensures simple operation.
HP - Victus 15.6" Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i5-12450H - 8GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 - 512GB SSD - Mica SilverModel: 15-fa0031dxSKU: 6503849Top comment
"Great laptop….battery holds good charge and son also uses for college...Good for College / Gaming...I am actually using this laptop for college and when I finish, it will become my gaming laptop."See all customer reviewsSee all Gaming Laptops
Product DescriptionYou'll need this much power: Peak PC gaming is upon us and the compact Victus 15 is packed with the power of a desktop to keep up with the biggest games and the best players. Power up and feel your game elevate to where you want to be. Introducing the most refined design in the game: From its iconic color to its spritely designed 15 inch package, this picture of sophistication is a fashion statement rarely realized in the gaming space. This will be all you need to pack. Let's go. The updated thermal design keeps everything chill from max power gaming to after-hours streaming. Open up your game with a full gaming keyboard with the OMEN Gaming Hub key and a much bigger touchpad. The HD Camera features Temporal Noise Reduction for that crisp clarity on your streams or calls.
- Model: 840 G5SKU: 6458024Top comment
"Got this computer for college and I LOVE it!! It’s such a sleek and fast-working computer. "See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionComplete and submit work projects on time with this HP 840 G5 laptop. The 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor handles demanding applications effortlessly, while the 16GB of RAM allow seamless multitasking across multiple open tabs. This HP 840 G5 laptop has a 512GB SSD for rapid boots and fast data access, and the 14-inch Full HD display delivers sharp visuals. This product has been refurbished.