How to Apply

We welcome applications from qualified candidates who hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution. 

Application Requirements

Be sure to include the following with your completed application:

  • Non-refundable $50 fee
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, indicating award of Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) and minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Two letters of reference from previous employers or instructors
  • Personal statement 
  • Immunization record
  • NY STATE REQUIREMENT! All applicants who plan to enroll in our teacher education, leadership and counseling programs (except School Counseling Program) after July 1, 2016, must submit their Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) official test scores, or a nationally-normed equivalent. Applicants who present MAT scores will be asked to complete a writing sample administered by Touro. It will be another criterion within a candidate's application that each program weighs appropriately. Touro's GRE test code is 2902 and MAT test code is 3346.
    • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and Miller Analogies Test (MAT) are not required for applicants who plan to enroll in our school counseling program. However, some applicants may choose to submit official GRE, MAT, or nationally-normed equivalent test scores in order to supplement their application materials.


Program chairs or designated faculty members will contact qualified candidates to schedule an interview. Interviews are conducted one-on-one and in-person, except for the School Leadership program, which conducts interviews by committee.

Applicants to the Education and Special Education, TESOL, Instructional Technology, School Leadership, Autism, and Bilingual Programs may be asked to produce a spontaneous writing sample during the interview.

Additional Requirements

Education and Special Education, Gifted and Talented Education, and Autism
Accepted candidates may be asked to complete a non-credit writing seminar (EDDN 515) as a condition of admission.

School Leadership, TESOL, Instructional Technology (certification track), Teaching Literacy, Gifted and Talented Education, Autism, and Bilingual Education
Candidates must provide a copy of their Teacher Certification.

Please refer to your program of choice for any additional admission requirements.

Submit Your Application

Send your complete application packet to the location where you would prefer to attend all or most of your classes:

Office of Admissions, Touro College
320 West 31st Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10001

Bay Shore, Long Island
Office of Admissions, Touro College
1700 Union Boulevard, Room129
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Office of Admissions, Touro College
946 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11223


Once you've been accepted, new students must meet with advisors to build their class schedule and register. Returning students can access course schedules through the MyTouro portal

Office of Admissions, Touro College
71-02 113th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375