Touro College

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27-33 W. 23rd Street

New York, NY 10010

Phone: (212) 463-0400
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#123 Overall Score: 35 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Touro College is a private institution that was founded in 1971. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,216 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Touro College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 123. Its tuition and fees are $15,300 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Touro College is an independent comprehensive private College under Jewish sponsorship offering associate, baccalaureate, masters' and first-professional degrees in liberal arts and sciences, business, health sciences, education and law. Through the Lander Colleges of Arts and Sciences with co-ordinate Men's and Women's Divisions, students have the opportunity to combine Judaic Studies with pre-professional and liberal arts education. A multi-campus institution with major facilities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, Touro College also sponsors study in Israel and affiliate branches in California,Nevada,Moscow,Paris and Berlin.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1971
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $1,901,000


When applying to Touro College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 5. The application fee at Touro College is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 66 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 66.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 5

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Touro College is 16:1, and the school has 83 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Touro College include: Psychology, General; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Human Services, General; and Nursing Practice. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 45%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Psychology, General 20%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 15%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 6%
Human Services, General 6%
Nursing Practice 5%

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Student Life

Touro College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,216, with a gender distribution of 32 percent male students and 68 percent female students.

Total enrollment 13,909
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Touro College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Touro College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Touro College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Touro College, 85.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,713.

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Tuition and fees $15,300 (2013-14)
Room and board $12,176 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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