About Touro College
Touro College is a private Jewish university in New York City, New York. It was founded by Rabbi Bernard Lander in 1971 and named for Rabbi Isaac Touro and his son, American businessman Judah Touro. It is a part of the Touro College and University System. Its mission includes a strong focus on "transmit[ting] and perpetuat[ing] the Jewish heritage."The college has about 7,000 undergraduates, with a teaching staff of 1,335, of which over a third are full-time. It has about 4,000 graduate students. About 70% of undergraduates and nearly 80% of graduate students are female. Among undergraduates, some 4% are Asian, 15% are black, 8% are Hispanic and 64% are white. The four-year graduation rate is 46%.
- Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
- 5,670 students
- 0.46 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Touro College
1,680 students out of 2,259 applicants were accepted into Touro College.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the cost of tuition at Touro College was $18,200. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $35,111.
Financial aid available at Touro College
71% of undergraduate students at Touro College received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Touro College
The average yearly cost of room and board at Touro College was of $11,470 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $805.