Dell back to school sale 2023: Best deals for students and educators

Dell back to school sale 2023
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The Dell back to school sale offers solid deals on must-have back to school tech. If you're looking for the best bang for your budget, Dell's sitewide sale has plenty to offer. 

During the Dell back to school sale, students and teachers can snag solid discounts on college laptops like the best-selling Dell XPS and Dell Inspiron series. Plus, save big on Alienware gaming laptops and essential PC accessories like docking stations, printers and scanners, monitors and more. 

One deal worth your while is the Dell Inspiron 15 for $579. It normally costs $749, so that's $170 off and one of the best back to school laptop deals you can get. Built for multitasking and powered by Windows 11 Home, the Dell Inspiron 15 is ideal for students and teachers. This machine packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 250-nit 120Hz display, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1255U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe Graphics and 1TB SSD.

Though we didn't test it, Dell Inspiron 15 reviews from Dell customers rate it 4.1 out of 5-stars. Happy owners praise its excellent performance, speed, and good graphics. Others rave about its superb build quality and attractive design.

Now $579, the Dell Inspiron 15 is a tremendous value for the price. It's a no-brainer if you're looking for a budget-friendly laptop under $600.

That's just one of many fantastic back to school bargains going on at Dell today. Shop the Dell's entire back to school and our favorite discounts below. 

Dell back to school sale 2023 

Dell back to school sale — Laptops

Dell XPS 13 9315: $949 $849 @ Dell

Dell XPS 13 9315: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/xps-13-laptop/spd/xps-13-9315-laptop/xn9315fteoh" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$949 $849 @ Dell
Save $100 on the Dell XPS 13 9315, one of the best laptops to buy. We <a href="https://www.laptopmag.com/reviews/dell-xps-13-2-in-1-9315" data-link-merchant="laptopmag.com"" data-link-merchant="dell.com"">reviewed the 2-in-1 version Dell XPS 13 and liked its lightest design, bright sharp display and great graphics performance. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.4- inch FHD+ (1920 x 1200) 500 nit-display, Intel Core i5-1230U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics and 512GB NVMe SSD. Powered by Windows 11 Home, the Dell XPS 13 is the best overall Dell laptop to buy.

Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop: $749 $579 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/deals-for-business/inspiron-15-laptop/spd/inspiron-15-3520-laptop/nbnn3520gknqs?" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$749 $579 @ Dell
Save $170 on the Dell Inspiron 15 3520. It's one of the best laptops for college students. This machine packs 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 250-nit 120Hz display, Intel Core i7-1255U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe Graphics and 1TB  SSD. 

Dell Inspiron 16: $1,099 $849 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 16: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/inspiron-16-laptop/spd/inspiron-16-5630-laptop/usichbts5630ggjr" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$1,099 $849 @ Dell
Save $250 on the Dell Inspiron 16, one of the best 16-inch laptops to buy. Now just under $850, it features a 16-inch (1920 x 1200) 300-nit display, Intel Core i7-1360P 12-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and 1TB SSD. This is a great value if you're looking for a big screen laptop. 

Dell XPS 15 RTX 4060: $2,499 $2,199 @ Dell

Dell XPS 15 RTX 4060: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/xps-15-laptop/spd/xps-15-9530-laptop/usexchcto9530rpl05" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$2,499 $2,199 @ Dell
Save $300 on the Dell XPS 15 with RTX 40 Series GPU. It's one of the best everyday laptops for creating, day-to-day productivity, and casual gaming. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch FHD+ (1920 x 1200) 500-nit anti-glare display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900H 12-core CPU, 32GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. RTX 4060 graphics with 8GB of dedicated memory. 

Dell Latitude 5430: $1,695 $832 @ Dell
Save 50% on the Dell Latitude 5430 business laptop. Powered by Windows 11 Pro, it features a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) 250-nit display, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Iris Xe Graphics, and 256GB SSD. Apply coupon "ARMMPPS"

Dell Latitude 5430: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/latitude-5430-laptop/spd/latitude-5430-laptop/s149l5430usvp" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$1,695 $832 @ Dell
Save 50% on the Dell Latitude 5430 business laptop. Powered by Windows 11 Pro, it features a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) 250-nit display, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Iris Xe Graphics, and 256GB SSD. Apply coupon "ARMMPPS" at checkout and drop it to $832 ($863 off). 

Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1: $999 $849 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-laptops/inspiron-14-2-in-1-laptop/spd/inspiron-14-7430-2-in-1-laptop/usi2hbts7430gghh" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$999 $849 @ Dell
Save $150 on the Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-laptop. One of the best laptops for students, it's great for multitasking and offers long battery life. This machine packs a 14-inch (1920 x 1200) 250-nit touch screen, 13th Gen Intel Core i7-1355U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Iris Xe Graphics and 1TB SSD. 

Dell back to school sale — Gaming laptops

Dell G15 RTX 3050: $899 $729 @ Dell

Dell G15 RTX 3050: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/gaming-laptops-pcs-and-accessories/g15-gaming-laptop/spd/g-series-15-5530-laptop/useghbts5530ggjm" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$899 $729 @ Dell
Save $170 on the Dell G15 RTX 30 Series gaming laptop. It's configured with a 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 120Hz display which provides an immersive gaming experience. Powering the machine is a powerful Intel Core i5-13450HX 10-core CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory handles graphics. 

Dell G16 RTX 3050 Ti: $1,249 $899 @Dell

Dell G16 RTX 3050 Ti: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/gaming-laptops-pcs-and-accessories/g16-gaming-laptop/spd/g-series-16-7620-laptop/gn7620frqbh" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$1,249 $899 @Dell
Save $350 on the Dell G16 with this back to school deal. It packs a 16-inch QHD+ (2560 x 1600) 165Hz display, Intel Core i7-12700H 14-core CPU, 16GB RAM, and 512GB of storage. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU with 4GB of dedicated memory handles demanding graphics.

Alienware x14 R2 RTX 4060: $1,999 $1,799 @ Dell

Alienware x14 R2 RTX 4060: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/gaming-laptops-pcs-and-accessories/alienware-x14-r2-gaming-laptop/spd/alienware-x14-r2-laptop/useahctox14r2rpl06" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$1,999 $1,799 @ Dell
Save $200 on the latest Nvidia RTX 40 Series Alienware x14 R2 gaming laptop. It features a 14-inch QHD+ (2560 x 1600) 300-nit 165Hz display, Intel Core i7-13620H 10-core CPU, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4060 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory does the heavy graphics lifting. 

Alienware x17 R2 RTX 3080 Ti: $3,749 $1,749 @ Dell

Alienware x17 R2 RTX 3080 Ti: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/gaming-laptops-pcs-and-accessories/alienware-x17-r2-gaming-laptop/spd/alienware-x17-r2-laptop/gmuseahctox17r2rpl02?" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$3,749 $1,749 @ Dell
The Dell back to school knocks $2,000 off the excellent <a href="https://www.laptopmag.com/reviews/alienware-x17-r2-review" data-link-merchant="laptopmag.com"" data-link-merchant="dell.com"">Alienware x17 R2. This gaming laptop machine packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 480Hz display, Intel i9-12900H 14-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU with 16GB of dedicated memory does the heavy graphics lifting.

Dell back to school sale — Monitors

Dell &nbsp;24" FHD Monitor: $149 $99 @ Dell

Dell  24" FHD Monitor: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-24-monitor-se2422h/apd/210-ayxt/monitors-monitor-accessories" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$149 $99 @ Dell
Save $50 on the Dell SE2422H 24-inch monitor. It has a 23.8-inch (1920 x 1080) pixel resolution VA panel, 5ms response time, 75Hz refresh rate, an HDMI port and a VGA port. With an glare-free panel and Dell's TÜV-certified ComfortView feature, this monitor helps reduce eye discomfort and fatigue. 

Dell 27" QHD Monitor: $259 $199 @ Dell

Dell 27" QHD Monitor: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-27-monitor-s2721ds/apd/210-axkp/monitors-monitor-accessories" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$259 $199 @ Dell
Save $60 on the Dell S2721DS 27-inch monitor. Images come to life 2560 x 1440-pixel resolution display for truly immersive viewing. It features an ultrathin bezel design that complements any workspace. S2721HN

Dell 27" 1080p Gaming Monitor: $259 $179 @ Dell

Dell 27" 1080p Gaming Monitor: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-27-gaming-monitor-g2723hn/apd/210-bejg/monitors-monitor-accessories" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$259 $179 @ Dell
Save $80 on the Dell G2723HN 27-inch monitor. It has a Full HD (1920 x 1080) 165Hz panel for color rich, sharp viewing and smooth gameplay. The monitor's ultrathin bezel design that complements any workspace. 

Dell &nbsp;32" QHD Curved Monitor: $349 $299 @ Dell
Save $50 on the

Dell  32" QHD Curved Monitor: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-32-curved-gaming-monitor-s3222dgm/apd/210-azzr/monitors-monitor-accessories" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$349 $299 @ Dell
Save $50 on the Dell S3722DGM Curved Gaming Monitor. This 31.5-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) 165Hz panel has an 1800R curvature, 165Hz refresh rate, and 2ms response time. With AMD FreeSync Premium on board, this monitor ensures sharp, distortion-free, ultra-smooth gameplay and video playback. 

Dell back to school sale — Laptop bags & cases

Dell EcoLoop Pro Slim Backpack: $59 $47 @ Dell

Dell EcoLoop Pro Slim Backpack: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-ecoloop-pro-slim-backpack-15/apd/460-bdrh/carrying-cases" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$59 $47 @ Dell
Keep your laptop, tablet and everyday essentials securely protected within the eco-friendly Dell EcoLoop Pro Slim Backpack 15, a slim-fit backpack designed for work and beyond.

Solo New York Ace Slim Brief: $41 $21 @ Dell

Solo New York Ace Slim Brief: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/solo-new-york-ace-slim-brief-156-laptop-sleeve-black-orange/apd/aa836885/carrying-cases" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$41 $21 @ Dell
Save $20 on the Solo New York Ace Slim Brief Protect your laptop with the Solo New York Convertible Bag 15.6" Laptop Sleeve. It provides laptop protection that doesn’t compromise your sense of style.

Dell Timbuk2 17" Laptop Case: $99 $73 @ Dell
Save $26 on the

Dell Timbuk2 17" Laptop Case: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-timbuk2-17-inch-laptop-3-in-1-messenger-case/apd/330-1849/carrying-cases" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$99 $73 @ Dell
Save $26 on the Timbuk2 17-inch Laptop 3-in-1 Messenger Case. This unique laptop bag may be worn messenger style, carried like a briefcase, or backpack. Its wide messenger strap fits comfortably over the shoulder and easily detaches to convert to briefcase-style. Or, use the neatly tucked away backpack straps to haul essentials on your back. 

Dell Rugged Escape Backpack: $99 $79 @ Dell

Dell Rugged Escape Backpack: <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8957516-12578053?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-rugged-escape-backpack/apd/460-bcml/carrying-cases" data-link-merchant="dell.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$99 $79 @ Dell
Save $20 on the Dell Rugged Escape Backpack. Made of durable material, it withstands the elements and offers the ultimate laptop protection when you're on the move. 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.