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Minimum Specifications

Minimum Specifications for Required Notebook Computer

While the most updated MacBook and MacBook Air models are highly encouraged, below are the minimum specifications:

Apple MacBook Pro

  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
  • 4 GB SDRAM
  • 500 GB 5400-rpm hard drive
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook


Apple MacBook Air

  • 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5
  • 4 GB SDRAM
  • 256 GB SSD Drive 
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook

Order your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air at the Apple Education Store.

Note: Students who already have a notebook computer meeting or exceeding these specifications do not need to obtain additional items to meet the requirement. Students who can upgrade an existing notebook computer to meet or exceed these specifications may do so to meet the requirement. Other students must obtain a notebook computer meeting these specifications to fulfill the requirement.