Touro College: Narrative Description

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27-33 West 23rd St.
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (212)463-0400; Admissions: (212)463-0400; Fax: (212)779-2344; Web Site:

Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1971. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 11,447. 3,942 applied, 69% were admitted. 71% from top 10% of their high school class, 90% from top quarter, 94% from top half. full-time: 6,513 students, 70% women, 30% men. Part-time: 880 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 33 states and territories, 30 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 47% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission for Associate degree programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay, 1 recommendation, SAT I or ACT. Required for some: 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $15,400 includes full-time tuition ($10,400) and college room and board ($5000).

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. Touro College Library plus 14 others with 302,700 books, 14,470 microform titles, 6,950 serials, 735 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 350 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See New York University

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