Laptop Requirements

Beginning in the Fall 2017 semester, students who are enrolled in these programs: Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice, are required to have their own personal laptop computer, that meets the minimum requirements listed below.

Students enrolled in these programs are excluded: RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, School Nurse Certification, and Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Certification.

Student Discounts

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Hardware and Operating System Requirements




Operating System

Windows 10

Apple macOS 10.12 "Sierra"

Apple OS X 10.11 “El Capitan”

Hard Drive

64GB (SSD Hard Drive Recommended) or greater


Intel i5 or i7 Processor

Memory (RAM)

4GB or greater

Anti-Virus software

Anti-virus is required for PC and Mac. Symantec anti-virus software is provided free to all Rutgers students.


If purchasing a new laptop, we recommend a 3 or 4 year warranty to cover the computer during your time as a law student.

Important Note: Systems and Configurations

Because of the specific requirements of some of the exam software used by Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, the following systems and configurations are not supported:

  • Apple Macintosh OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" and earlier
  • Apple iDevices (iPad, iPhone, etc.)
  • Windows Vista and earlier (incl. XP)
  • Microsoft Surface (RT versions)
  • Linux
  • Chromebooks

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