A well-configured, reliable laptop is an essential tool during your time at the CUNY J-School, and it should provide you with many years of service once you graduate.
LAPTOP MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS
- An Apple laptop with macOS 10.13 (aka “High Sierra”) installed
- has a modern ports, either USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt
- has WiFi (802.11ac) and Bluetooth
- has built-in user-facing video camera
- How much memory (RAM) does my laptop need to have?
- The minimum is 16GB of memory
- What processor does my laptop need to have?
- The minimum is a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 processor
- We recommended a 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 processor
- How big does my laptop’s solid-state drive (SSD) need to be?
- The minimum is a 256GB SSD
- We recommend a 512GB