Touro University International: Narrative Description
TOURO UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL Z-4
5665 Plaza Dr., 3rd Floor
Cypress, CA 90630
Tel: (714)816-0366; Admissions: (714)816-0366; Fax: (714)816-0367; Web Site: http://www.tourou.edu/
Description: Independent, university, coed. Administratively affiliated with Touro College. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees (offers only online degree programs). Educational spending 2002-03: $5770 per student. Total enrollment: 1,748. Faculty: 89 (61 full-time, 28 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 665 applied, 54% were admitted. Full-time: 1,404 students, 34% women, 66% men. Part-time: 344 students, 31% women, 69% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 15 other countries, 90% from out-of-state, 85% 25 or older, 65% transferred in. Retention: 95% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; business/marketing; computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: four 12 week sessions per year. Distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study.
Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $75. Tuition: $7200 full-time, $225 per credit part-time.
Collegiate Environment: College housing not available. Touro Cyber Library with 18,352 books, 12,000 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $110,000.