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.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students11,908|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Recommended|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor 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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$645/credit|
|In State Students||$645/credit|
|Out of State Students||$645/credit|
|In District Students||$560/credit|
|In State Students||$560/credit|
|Out of State Students||$560/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||7%||$567|
|State Grant & Scholarships||31%||$3,085|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||47%||$3,113|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$7,679|
$22,326Average Net Price
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|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.