Touro College

New York, NY 10018

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 LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. BSN
  3. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 30
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 25

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Touro College

Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
0.6 miles away
New York University
1.71 miles away
Pace University-New York
3.04 miles away
Columbia University in the City of New York
4.05 miles away
St Francis College
4.17 miles away
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
4.17 miles away
Teachers College at Columbia University
4.21 miles away
Metropolitan Learning Institute - Jersey City
4.23 miles away
Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn
4.4 miles away
St. Joseph's College-New York
4.49 miles away


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
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

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$18,454
30k to 48k$19,941
48k to 75k$21,080
75k to 110k$24,925
Over 110k$25,940
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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
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

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New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

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New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
Touro College
500 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

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