Touro University Nevada
Touro University Nevada is a private institution in Henderson, Nevada. It is part of the Touro College and University System, with five campuses in Nevada, New York, and California. The university was founded in 2004 to help increase the availability of qualified medical professionals in the area. During the first year of classes, 79 medical students enrolled. The university now serves more than 1,300 students annually. The primary fields of study include osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, occupational therapy, and nursing. The university operates two colleges. The nursing programs are offered through the College of Health and Human Services. Touro University also operates its own health center. The Touro Health Center is a full-service patient clinic that is staffed by faculty members and provides students with clinical experiences.
The Touro University Nevada College of Health and Human Services offers three BSN programs, an MSN program, and a DNP program. The BSN programs include the traditional four-year path, an accelerated program, and an RN to BSN program for registered nurses with an associate degree in nursing. The RN to BSN program is offered online only and designed to be completed in just one year. The MSN program includes two tracks. Students enrolled in this program may work toward a specialization as a Nurse Educator or a Family Nurse Practitioner. The school of nursing is the first, nonprofit nursing education program in the state.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students1,414|
|Student to Faculty Ratio4:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus Housing-|
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$250/credit|
|In State Students||$250/credit|
|Out of State Students||$250/credit|
|In District Students||$650/credit|
|In State Students||$650/credit|
|Out of State Students||$650/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.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nevada state board of nursing.