The College of Engineering recommends the 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display Package.
The College of Engineering recommends our 13" Engineering Package as a configuration that will accommodate most of the needs of an engineering student throughout a four-year degree plan, balancing performance, cost, and expected life of the device. Our package provides you a powerful laptop, ethernet adapter, and four year Hardware & Accidental protection plan -- all at a discounted price.
13" MacBook Pro with Retina display - More Pixels, More Power
With over 4 million pixels, the 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display is stunning. Students will greatly appreciate this computers clarity. Even everyday things like browsing the web or revisiting a document are better than ever on the Retina. It doesn't end there either! With a fourth-generation dual-core processor, the latest graphics, and flash storage, this computer packs in incredible power and speed while maintaining a thin, light design. The basic recommended configuration for Engineering students has a 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, Intel Iris Graphics 6100, and a 10-hour battery. If you need more power, storage space, or faster graphics you may look into upgrading to the higher-end 13" or 15" model. See below for more details.
Included in this package:
13” MacBook Pro with Retina display:
- 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
- Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz
- 8GB 1600MHz memory
- 256GB PCIe-based flash storage
- Intel Iris Graphics 6100
- Built-in battery (10 hours)
- Force Touch trackpad
- Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
- Safeware Protection Plan
Package Education price: $1699.00
(Package Retail price: $1,828)
***Please note, these computers are not pre-installed with any Engineering software. The Engineering website states: "Instructions on downloading the required software will be provided upon the start of classes." Software is discounted for students through the University directly and students should wait until further instruction on purchasing any software.***