• Admissions Technology Requirement
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    Know the basic minimum requirements to pursue your goal at Kaplan University.

    Accessing your online education at Kaplan University is simple with technical support available 24/7.


  • Hardware and Software Requirements

    To enroll in classes online, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements:


    A desktop computer or laptop (PC or Mac) with the following:

    • At least 10.0 GB of free hard-drive space (additional space may be needed for course-related files)
    • A monitor capable of displaying 1024x768 or greater resolution
    • DVD-ROM drive or CD-ROM drive
    • Sound card with speakers and microphone (for selected courses)
    • High speed internet connection with a connection speed of 1.5 MB/s or better
    • An operating system that meets the requirements under "Operating System" below


    Operating System 

    Microsoft 7 SP18.1 or 10
    AppleOS XOS X
    NOTE: Release candidate versions are not supported. Local administrative privileges to operating system my be required. 


    Web Browser

      Minimum Recommended
    Google Chrome n/aLatest
    Mozilla Firefoxn/aLatest
    Microsoft Internet Explorer1011
    Microsoft Edgen/aLatest
    Apple Safari7 or 8Latest 


    Productivity Software

      Minimum Recommended
    Microsoft Office 2010 SP22016 or 365 ProPlus


    A current version of the following software

    • Adobe® Reader (free download) 
    • Adobe® Flash Player (free download) 
    • Oracle® Java (free download) 
    • Antivirus software


    Additional Technology Requirements for Courses

    Along with the Technology Requirements listed in the Catalog, all students should review and be aware of any additional software and hardware requirements for their classes prior to enrollment. 

    For a complete listing of additional requirements, click here.

  • See Also

  • * Students must be able to run, install, and configure programs and be able to store and retrieve documents and files on their computer.

     Please note: newly released versions of software may not be immediately supported.

    Specific courses have additional software requirements. Some classes require the use of additional software such as Microsoft Office 2010. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have the licensed software required and should not enroll in courses for which they do not have the necessary licensed software.


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