Touro College

New York, NY 10018
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Touro College is part of the Touro College and University System. This school system includes five campuses, including a campus in New York City, New York. It was established in 1971 by Bernard Lander after receiving a charter from the Board of Regents of the State of New York. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a BSN. Over the years, the college has grown and now enrolls over 10,000 students annually and employs over 1,300 teaching staff. The college was originally established to offer higher education to the Jewish community. It now serves students from all backgrounds.

The Touro College School of Health Sciences offers a traditional BSN program and an accelerated BSN program. They also have an Associate Degree in nursing (ADN) program. The nursing programs were accredited by the CCNE in 2014. The traditional BSN program is a four-year program that includes 125 credits, including two years of liberal arts curriculum. The accelerated program is intended for those with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and can be completed in two years. It is offered at both the Brooklyn and Valhalla campuses. The Brooklyn campus includes a Nursing Skills Lab, while the Valhalla campus is on the historic campus of the New York Medical College.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students11,908
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 26
Bachelor's degree 14 37
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 76.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/15/2014 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$645/credit
In State Students$645/credit
Out of State Students$645/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$560/credit
In State Students$560/credit
Out of State Students$560/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $29,025 $29,025 $29,025
ADN 70 $45,150 $45,150 $45,150
BSN 125 $80,625 $80,625 $80,625
FNP 50 $28,000 $28,000 $28,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of Touro College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 52% $4,919
Other Federal Grant 7% $567
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $3,085
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 47% $3,113
Federal Student Loans 13% $7,679
Private Loans -- $7,750


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,789
$30,001 to $48,000$22,245
$48,001 to $75,000$25,894
$75,001 to $110,000$28,493
Over $110,000$29,456

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Touro College
500 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

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