MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are also part of Apple's Back to School promotion, which includes a pair of Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones with the purchase of a qualifying Mac notebook or iMac. With their sleek, portable designs, Retina displays, great everyday performance, all-day battery life and running macOS, Mac notebooks have never been more popular in higher education, with Student Monitor data showing almost 60 percent of US college notebook buyers own on Mac . 1
“College students love the Mac – it's the notebook they rely on from the dorm room to the classroom, and the No. 1 choice among higher education students, ”said Tom Boger, Apple's senior director of Mac Product Marketing. "With a lower $ 999 student price for MacBook Air and the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with faster performance, Touch Bar and Touch ID at $ 1,199 for students, there's never been a better time to bring a Mac to college."