Best laptops for college

Loaded with features to help you do your best work, our laptops are equipped for all your research needs and more. Shop our best laptops for college and find the computer that will help you get through finals—and all your study breaks, too.

Be Brilliant with Windows + Office

New features in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, combined with the productivity tools of Windows, give you just what you need.4

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Office 365 + a digital pen = smart

Write out a headline, add bullet points, design your slides with a pen—then easily convert them into a polished PowerPoint presentation.1

SHOP PEN-ENABLED PCs

Head of the class

Be a top performer in school this year with Windows 10. There’s a device suited for every student, subject, and learning style. Intuitive and interactive, these PCs showcase cutting-edge technology and designs that are better suited for today’s campus lifestyle.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 13.5 inch PixelSense™ Display
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 14.5 hours of local video playback
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 UX461
GREAT FOR GAMING

ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 UX461

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 14 inch
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 13 hours
  • GPU: Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

Lenovo Ideacentre 730s

Lenovo Ideacentre 730s

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 23.8 inch
  • Memory: Up to 8 GB
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB HDD
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

MSI PS63
GREAT FOR DESIGNERS

MSI PS63

  • OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • Screen size: 15.6 inch
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 16 hours
  • GPU: Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Max-Q
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Security

HP ENVY x360 13
10+ HOURS OF BATTERY LIFE

HP ENVY x360 13

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 14 inch
  • Memory: Up to 8 GB
  • Storage: Up to 256 GB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 11 hours
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

Dell Inspiron 14

Dell Inspiron 14

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 15.6 inch
  • Memory: Up to 8 GB
  • Storage: Up to 256 GB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 8 hours
  • Cortana
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

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The best Windows ever for gaming (and studying)

The latest Windows 10 gaming PCs have what students need to play, stream, and watch the best games out there. And get a little schoolwork done, too.

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Microsoft Education

Microsoft technology and educational programs help students prepare for their future. Find programs, resources, and career opportunities all designed to help students pursue careers in technology—or any other industry.

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Apps for the classroom and the dorm

Maybe you need to get things done or maybe do nothing at all—whatever the case, you can find the best productivity and entertainment apps at the Microsoft Store.


Looking for something special?

Check out the Microsoft collection of 2-in-1s, laptops, and gaming PCs. Whatever your needs, we can help you find just what you’re looking for.

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2-in-1s

A Windows 2-in-1 provides power and flexibility. Touch, type, click, or pen—you choose what best fits your style.

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Laptops

Windows 10 laptops give you everything you love and more—speed, power, familiarity, and the latest processors and features.

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Gaming PCs

Windows 10 gaming is better with 4K touchscreen laptops and powerful desktops. Get the ultimate Xbox experience on your PC with the ability to stream from your console.3 5

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1 Office 365 subscription with valid school email address required. Certain features and services may require a fee. Touch screen required; digital pen may be sold separately. For mobile, digital pen input is limited to select devices at launch; finger-drawing is not available for mobile phones. Feature availability varies by platform. Ink replay, ink effects, and ink math assistant are available in OneNote for Windows 10.

2 Timeline shows 3-5 days of past activities, including activities done on a tablet and mobile phone when users are signed into their Microsoft accounts. To see up to 30 days of activities, users must choose this option in settings.​

3 Internet access required; fees may apply.​

4 Office 365 subscription with valid school email address required. Certain features and services may require a fee. Must be connected to the internet. Internet fees may apply.​

5 Mixer account required.​