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. Whether you are in a classroom or learning remotely, Windows 10 laptops will help you get through finals and beyond.

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Students get Office 365 Education free

Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools.1

Head of the class

Whatever the subject and wherever you're learning, there’s a Windows 10 PC to suit your style.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5)

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (13.5)

  • 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 11.5 hours of typical device usage7
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

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ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 UX461
GREAT FOR WORK AND PLAY

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 12 hours8
  • GPU: Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

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Lenovo IdeaPad S940

Lenovo IdeaPad S940

  • OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • Screen size: 14 inch
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 15 hours8
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Security

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MSI Alpha 15
GREAT FOR GAMING

MSI Alpha 15

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 15.6 inch
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB SSD
  • GPU: Up to AMD Radeon™ RX 5500M
  • Cortana
  • Security

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ASUS VivoBook S15 S532

ASUS VivoBook S15 S532

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 15.6 inch
  • Memory: Up to 12 GB
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB SSD
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Security

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Microsoft Surface Pro 7

Microsoft Surface Pro 7

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen size: 12.3 inch PixelSense™ Display
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Storage: Up to 1 TB SSD
  • Battery life: Up to 10.5 hours of typical device usage9
  • Windows Hello
  • Cortana
  • Digital pen
  • Touchscreen
  • Security

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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.

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Apps for productivity or to help you unwind

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.


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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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1 Microsoft 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.

3 Microsoft 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 Available only on iOS and Android. A Microsoft 365 subscription may be required for certain features.

6 OneDrive ransomware recovery allows you to recover previous file versions for up to 30 days prior from the date of the attack.

7 Up to 11.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2019 using preproduction software and preproduction 13.5” Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM and 15” AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Vega 9 Graphics Microsoft Surface® Edition devices. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

8 Listed battery life for each computer is provided by manufacturers or retailers unless otherwise stated. Please check individual specifications on retailer or manufacturer site for full battery life details. Battery life varies with settings, usage, and other factors.

9 Up to 10.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2019 using preproduction software and preproduction Intel® Core™ i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.