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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for pc laptops for college.

If you're a student, your laptop is likely one of your most important tools. It's how you do your homework, communicate with friends and family, and take notes in class. Browse the top-ranked list of PC laptops for college below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i5 with 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD (2017) - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "I’ve been using it since September of 2023 for college, and its been working great! Honestly no complaints whatsoever....I bought it to use for college and i think it will be perfect."

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    This 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.
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    "I’ve been using it since September of 2023 for college, and its been working great! Honestly no complaints whatsoever....I bought it to use for college and i think it will be perfect."

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    This 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.
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  2. MacBook Pro 13.3" Laptop - Apple M2 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great for college....Got this for college for my granddaughter. She loves it....Perfect for college"

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    The 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
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    "Great for college....Got this for college for my granddaughter. She loves it....Perfect for college"

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    The 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
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  3. Dell - Inspiron 15.6" Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "dell laptop for college...good computer, just what we need for College and it has MS Office as well, which is also needed...Just right for college work."

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    Dell 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.
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    "dell laptop for college...good computer, just what we need for College and it has MS Office as well, which is also needed...Just right for college work."

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    Dell 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.
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  4. HP - 14" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 128GB eMMC - Jet Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Amazing pc for the price does everything I need perfect for daily web browsing....Great laptop bought it as gift for a college student."

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    Product Description

    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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    "Amazing pc for the price does everything I need perfect for daily web browsing....Great laptop bought it as gift for a college student."

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    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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  5. MacBook Air 15-inch Laptop - Apple M3 chip - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD (Latest Model) - Starlight - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Mac - switch from a PC!...It is a big learning curve from the PCs I’ve always had. But my Mac is much faster, lighter weight and more fun to use!...BEST LAPTOP EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...I love this laptop, it's fast, light, vibrant and just all around one of the best laptops I've ever owned. "

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    "Mac - switch from a PC!...It is a big learning curve from the PCs I’ve always had. But my Mac is much faster, lighter weight and more fun to use!...BEST LAPTOP EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...I love this laptop, it's fast, light, vibrant and just all around one of the best laptops I've ever owned. "

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  6. MSI - Bravo 15 15.6" 144hz Gaming Laptop FHD - Ryzen 9-7940HS with 16GB Memory - NVIDA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Aluminum Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great laptop...I got this laptop for my son for college. This has been a great laptop. ...It’s a worthwhile purchase if not looking to building a pc."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen9 7940HS processor and Nvidia RTX4060 graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!.
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    "Great laptop...I got this laptop for my son for college. This has been a great laptop. ...It’s a worthwhile purchase if not looking to building a pc."

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    Ambush at the peak-point, overlooking the enemy and about to march strongly, Bravo 15 is ready to ignite the gaming world. Combining the latest AMD Ryzen9 7940HS processor and Nvidia RTX4060 graphics together, Bravo 15 satisfies the gamer's imagination in gaming. With the MSI exclusive thermal solution - Cooler Boost 5, empower the full performance of CPU and GPU. Also the 144Hz gaming display provides sharp and smooth visuals so gamers never miss a beat. Take advantage of Bravo 15 and soar like thunderbird in the game battlefield!.
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  7. HP - 14" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 128GB eMMC - Rose Gold - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Her brother who is in college reviewed it as a very efficient computer and more than enough for a high school equipment....Needed a quick affordable laptop for college. This pick me up was a great choice. "

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    Product Description

    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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    Top comment

    "Her brother who is in college reviewed it as a very efficient computer and more than enough for a high school equipment....Needed a quick affordable laptop for college. This pick me up was a great choice. "

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    Product Description

    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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  8. MacBook Air 15-inch Laptop - Apple M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD (Latest Model) - Starlight - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is best, not just for college students, but for people who are heavy on doing art, doing computer science, musicians, much more! ...It was easy to transition from PC to Mac as well"

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    "This is best, not just for college students, but for people who are heavy on doing art, doing computer science, musicians, much more! ...It was easy to transition from PC to Mac as well"

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  9. Alienware - x16 FHD+ 480Hz Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i9 13900HK - 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 - 1TB SSD - Lunar Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The best gamer laptop...If u need a complete laptop to play or to work This is your best option....I would have expected a lot more from a 3K plus gaming laptop. I really considered returning this laptop but I need it for this trip that I'm on. "

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    Product Description

    The new Alienware x16 gaming laptop, our most iconic AlienFX lighting ever features 100 micro-LED's and exclusive animated effects so you can express yourself with style.
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    "The best gamer laptop...If u need a complete laptop to play or to work This is your best option....I would have expected a lot more from a 3K plus gaming laptop. I really considered returning this laptop but I need it for this trip that I'm on. "

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    The new Alienware x16 gaming laptop, our most iconic AlienFX lighting ever features 100 micro-LED's and exclusive animated effects so you can express yourself with style.
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  10. ASUS - ROG Flow X16 16" Gaming Laptop QHD - Intel 13th Gen Core i9 with 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Off Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This laptop is a dream! I needed something for college but also a secondary gaming machine. ...Fantastic Laptop...I got this when it was 200 off. It is a great laptop I like it better than the g14 it is quieter and more suited for college with the more professional design. "

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC. The Intel Core i9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 240Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    "This laptop is a dream! I needed something for college but also a secondary gaming machine. ...Fantastic Laptop...I got this when it was 200 off. It is a great laptop I like it better than the g14 it is quieter and more suited for college with the more professional design. "

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC. The Intel Core i9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 240Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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