Want a Free Laptop? Go to College!

Students entering today's workforce must have computer skills that extend beyond the basics. Colleges throughout the U.S. recognize this and are increasingly incorporating technology into the curriculum. Many schools even issue students laptops for completing their studies. Read about some of these programs.

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Seton Hall University

The Mobile Computing Program at Seton Hall University furnishes all incoming freshmen with laptops. Because technology changes so rapidly, the school provides new computers after only two years. These are laptops that students can even take with them when they graduate. BlackBoard Teaching and other learning software figure prominently in the Seton Hall experience.

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University was among the first colleges to provide students with access to laptop computers. Today, all undergraduates, grad students and faculty enjoy use of ThinkPads on what has been called the 'most connected campus.' The school's academic programming heavily integrates technology across disciplines.

St. John's University

St. John's University provides all students with wireless laptop computers for the duration of their academic careers at the school. The computers feature abundant processing power and memory; they also come equipped with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other important software for academic environments.

Villanova University

Villanova University freshmen and juniors are issued laptops on a two-year cycle. The Dell computers have state-of-the-art features that give students the opportunity to learn in innovative ways. The goal of the laptop program is to provide an academic experience that prepares students for 21st century careers.

Bryant University

The laptop program at Bryant University provides each college freshman with a ThinkPad computer for academic and personal use. After two years, students can exchange their laptops for new machines with updated features. Upon completing school, college graduates can keep computers as part of their tuition package.

Bethel University

Bethel University provides access to laptop computers for all full-time students. The school has an emphasis on integrating technology in education programming to help prepare young people for today's tech-based workforce. Students' HP Compaq Business Notebooks come equipped with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Pro and other useful programs.

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