Start Dates: September & January

We admit students on a rolling basis until the new class is full. Priority is given to those who submit their applications early, and applications we receive by March 1st for September admit and July 1st for January admit will be reviewed first. Seats are limited and admission is competitive, so we recommend you complete your application early.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to the program are evaluated based on information in the application and accompanying materials. Of primary importance in determining an applicant’s suitability for admission are the high school and/or college academic record and Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores.

  • Minimum required college GPA of 2.75. For those without college coursework, a minimum required high school cumulative average of 85%. You will need to send all transcripts to Touro College from the issuing institution.
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) with a minimum score of ‘Proficient’ with a composite score of at least 70%. You must also achieve at least a 70% on the science and math components of the exam. The TEAS test must be taken either on campus at Touro University or at another physical testing location. TEAS tests taken online, even if virtual proctoring software was used, will not be accepted. TEAS examinations administered at Touro University are free of charge.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Applicant’s character, personality, and contribution to school and community life are also factors considered for admission

Admission to the program is highly competitive and on a selective basis. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

How to Apply

There is a $50 application fee. You can upload all your materials (e.g. letters of recommendation, transcripts) through the application. Go to and create an account. Following the instructions on the screen you will:

  • Select NYSCAS for school
  • Then AS/BS Manhattan
  • For Major select AAS in Nursing (ANR)

Placement Exams

Admitted students are required to take placement exams in English Composition and Mathematics before the start of their first semester.

Nursing Transfer Credit Policy

For all science courses in the nursing program, a student must have completed the course within five (5) years of their admission. All science courses must have a grade of "B" or better to transfer in, whether taken at an outside institution or at Touro College. All science courses must have the same number of credits as the Touro College requirement for these courses. For all other liberal arts courses, the nursing program adheres to the Touro College Transfer Credit Policy.

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Policy

All students interested in the nursing program at Touro University must take the TEAS examination. The HESI examination will not be considered. Students must achieve minimum composite score of 70% on the overall TEAS exam. Students must take the following four (4) sections of the TEAS exam:

  1. English
  2. Reading
  3. Science (minimum score of 70%)
  4. Math (minimum score of 70%)

Students must take this exam before progressing into the nursing sequence.

More information about the TEAS and how to register can be found at

Program Contact

Program contact: or 212-463-0400 ext. 55261