Statement of Accreditation Status

Touro College

  • CEO: Dr. Alan Kadish, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Robert Goldschmidt
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1976
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2023-2024
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2020

Contact Information

320 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001

(212) 463-0400

www.touro.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Touro College Illinois, 5440 West Fargo Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077 within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities as necessary, including Illinois Board of Higher Education. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • March 14, 2019
    To note the substantive change site visit occurred at the relocated main campus at 320 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10010 and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • January 4, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Post Master’s Certificate (Applied Behavioral Analysis) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge the receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution’s accreditation the relocation of the main campus from 27-33 West 23 Rd. Street, New York, NY 10010 to 320 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10010 and to include provisionally the new campus pending a site visit within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new campus and the closure of the old campus. Operations at the campus must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next accreditation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Harlem Hospital, 15 West 136 Street, Kountz Pavilion, 4th floor, New York, NY 10037 within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • April 30, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at Lower Manhattan Center, 65 Broadway, Lower Manhattan, NY 10006-2552. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • October 30, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the additional location from Winthrop University Hospital & Med Center, 286 Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY 11501 to Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and the closure of the old location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include within the scope of the institution's accreditation the relocation of the following additional locations at (1) Bensonhurst, 1870 Stillwell Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223 and (2) Brighton Beach Facility, 532 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 to 360 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the new location and closure of the old locations. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • February 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Touro College Westchester, 19 Skyline Drive, Hawthorne, NY 10532 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To remind the institution of the Commission's action of November 19, 2015, requesting a monitoring report, due October 1, 2016. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2020.
  • November 19, 2015
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due October 1, 2016, documenting further implementation of (1) planning and improvement processes that are clearly communicated, provide for constituent participation, and incorporate the use of assessment results (Standard 2); (2) carefully articulated, equitable, and implemented procedures and criteria for reviewing all individuals who have responsibility for the educational program of the institution (Standard 10); and (3) assessment of general education outcomes within the institution's overall plan for assessing student learning, and evidence that such assessment results are utilized for curricular improvement (Standard 12). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2020.
  • November 2, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request . To note the institution's decision to close its branch campus at 89 rue Carnot, 92300, Levallois-Perret, France, effective June 30, 2016, and to approve the teach-out plan. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this branch campus. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • January 5, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close its additional location at Speech and Hearing Center, 1610 East 19th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11229. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • January 5, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the relocation of the Touro College France branch campuses from (1) 16 rue du Parc Royal, Paris, France and (2) 1/3 place de Thorigny, Paris, France to 89 rue Carnot, 92300, Levallois-Perret, France and to provisionally include the new branch campus within the scope of the institution’s accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this branch campus. In the event that operations at the branch campus do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • September 2, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at 218-232 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018 as an additional location and to include the additional location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Quentin Road, 902 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, NY 11223 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • March 3, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to note the institution's decision to close its branch campus at Touro College South, 1703 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, effective August 28, 2015. To approve the teach-out plan and to remove the location from the scope of the institution's accreditation at that time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • July 1, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to note the institution's decision to close its additional location at Sunset Park, 475 53rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220, effective August 1, 2013. To approve the teach-out plan and to remove the location from the scope of the institution's accreditation at that time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • October 31, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to note the institution's decision to close its additional location at 133-35 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354, effective February 1. 2013. To approve the teach-out plan and to remove the location from the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • October 1, 2012
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 60 Prospect Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • July 2, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to note the institution's decision to close its additional location at Harlem Main Campus, 240 East 123rd Street, New York, NY 10035, effective September 1, 2012. To approve the teach-out plan and to remove the location from the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015
  • June 23, 2011
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the branch campus at School of Jewish Studies in Moscow, 3 Oleniy Val Str., Moscow 107076, Russia, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that a visit to the additional location located at Moscow University Touro also took place. To remind the institution that a progress report is due by October 1, 2011, documenting (1) audited financial statements and management letters for FY 2010 and 2011 (Standard 3); and (2) evidence that student learning assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • March 21, 2011
    To recognize the institution's decision not to open the additional location at the School of Jewish Studies in Moscow, 6 Otradnaya Str., Moscow 127273.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs)
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate Approved to offer ONE program at this credential level: Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship
  • Branch Campus
    Berlin Campus Am Rupenhorn
    Haus am Rupenhorn D 14005 Am Rupenhorn 5
    Germany
    OPEID: 01014240
  • Branch Campus
    Flatbush Main
    1602 Avenue J and 2002 Avenue J
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    OPEID: 01014206
  • Branch Campus
    New York Campus, 230 West 125th Street
    230 West 125th Street
    New York, NY 10027
  • Branch Campus
    School of Health Sciences Bay Shore
    1700 Union Boulevard
    Bay Shore, NY 11706
    OPEID: 01014220
  • Branch Campus
    School of Jewish Studies in Moscow
    3 Oleniy Val Str., Moscow 107076
    Russian Federation
    Opened: 01/05/2010
  • Branch Campus
    Touro College Israel
    11 Beit Hadfus Street Givat Shaul Jerusalem 95483
    Israel
    OPEID: 01014227
    Opened: 01/05/2010
  • Branch Campus
    Touro Law Center
    225 Eastview Drive
    Central Islip, NY 11722
    OPEID: 01014205
  • Additional Location
    360 Neptune Avenue
    360 Neptune Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    OPEID: 01014211
    Opened: 01/30/2017
  • Additional Location
    Boro Park 53rd Street Center
    1273 53 Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    OPEID: 01014221
  • Additional Location
    Forest Hills
    71-02 113 Street
    Forest Hills, NY 11375-4645
    OPEID: 01014204
  • Additional Location
    Harlem Hospital
    15 West 136 Street Kountz Pavilion, 4th floor
    New York, NY 10037
    Opened: 07/03/2018
  • Additional Location
    Kew Gardens Hills Center
    75-31 150th Street
    Queens, NY 11367
    OPEID: 01014231
  • Additional Location
    Kings Highway 18th Street Facility
    1726 Kings Highway
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    OPEID: 01014207
  • Additional Location
    Moscow University Touro
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
  • Additional Location
    Nassau University Medical Center
    2201 Hempstead Turnpike
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    OPEID: 01014235
    Opened: 01/02/2018
  • Additional Location
    New York City Site
    218-232 West 40th Street
    New York, NY 10018
    Opened: 09/02/2014
  • Additional Location
    Professional Center (Quentin Road)
    902 Quentin Road
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    OPEID: 01014233
    Opened: 04/28/2014
  • Additional Location
    Starrett Classroom & Admin Site
    1390 Pennsylvania Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11239
    OPEID: 01014236
  • Additional Location
    Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown
    60 Prospect Ave.
    Middletown, NY 10940
    Opened: 08/01/2013
  • Additional Location
    Touro College Westchester
    19 Skyline Drive
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    Opened: 07/11/2016
  • Additional Location
    Touro Graduate Center
    946 Kings Highway
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    OPEID: 01014238
  • Additional Location
    Women's Building - Lander College for Women
    227 West 60th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    OPEID: 01014217
  • Other Instructional Site
    131 Washington Avenue
    131 Washington Ave
    Lawrence, NY 11559
  • Other Instructional Site
    141-51 71 Avenue
    141-51 71 Avenue
    Queens, NY 11367
  • Other Instructional Site
    1768 Ocean Av.
    1768 Ocean Av.
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    250 Hooper Street
    250 Hooper Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Other Instructional Site
    330 Durant Avenue
    330 Durant Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10308
  • Other Instructional Site
    416 Willis Avenue
    416 Willis Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10454
  • Other Instructional Site
    465 New Dorp Lane
    465 New Dorp Lane
    Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Other Instructional Site
    54 Osborne Street PS55
    54 Osborne Street
    Staten Island, NY 10312
  • Other Instructional Site
    636 Lanett Ave.
    636 Lanett Ave.
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
  • Other Instructional Site
    74 West 124th Street
    74 West 124th Street
    New York, NY 10027
  • Other Instructional Site
    85 Parkville Ave
    85 Parkville Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    AKA Daycare
    144-06 Rockaway Blvd.
    Jamaica, NY 11436
  • Other Instructional Site
    All My Children DC (NYLink), 36 Ford Street
    36 Ford Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11213
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bnos Bais Yaakov
    1221 Caffrey Avenue
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
  • Other Instructional Site
    Congregation Bnos Yaakov Freshman Center
    622 Foster Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    Crotona International HS
    2474 Crotona Ave
    Bronx, NY 10458
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freshman Center
    1601 Avenue R
    Brooklyn, NY 11229
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freshman Center
    236 Cherry Lane
    Monsey, NY 10952
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freshman Center
    1213 Elm Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freshman Center, Manhattan
    154 East 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Other Instructional Site
    Friends of Crown Heights
    370 New Lots Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
  • Other Instructional Site
    Henry David Thoreau Elementary School
    28-37 29th Street
    Astoria, NY 11102
  • Other Instructional Site
    High School for Leadership(Freshman Center), 90 Trinity Place
    90 Trinity Place
    New York, NY 10006
  • Other Instructional Site
    Imagine Daycare (Dumbo)
    85 Adam Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    IS 48
    1050 Targee Street
    Staten Island, NY 10304
  • Other Instructional Site
    IS 75
    455 Huguenot Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10312
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jewish Institute of Queens
    64-41 Utopia Parkway
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
  • Other Instructional Site
    JHS 157Q
    63-55 102 Street
    Rego Park, NY 11474
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kennedy Children's Center
    2212 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10035
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kissena Cherry Daycare
    138-31 58 Road
    Flushing, NY 11355
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lev Bais Yaakov, 3574 Nostrand Avenue
    3574 Nostrand Av
    Brooklyn, NY 11229
  • Other Instructional Site
    Masores Bais Yaakov
    1395 Ocean Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Other Instructional Site
    Maxwell High School FRC, 145 Pennsylvania Avenue
    145 Pennsylvania Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
  • Other Instructional Site
    OHR Chanas
    60-05 Woodhaven Blvd.
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 110Q
    43-18 97th Pl
    Corona, NY 11368
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ps 36 Staten Island, NY
    255 Ionia Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10312
  • Other Instructional Site
    PS 52
    450 Buel Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Other Instructional Site
    Renaissance Charter HS for Innovation/NYCDOE
    410 E 100 street
    New York, NY 10029
  • Other Instructional Site
    Roy H. Mann JHS 78
    1420 East 68th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • Other Instructional Site
    School for Human Rights
    600 Kingston Ave. 2nd Fl
    Brookly, NY 11203
  • Other Instructional Site
    Seth Low Junior High School
    99 Avenue P
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shevach High School
    75-09 Main Street
    Flushing, NY 11367
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shirley Chisholm DCC #1
    2023 Pacific Street B-1
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Other Instructional Site
    Small World School
    144 Bloomingdale Road
    Staten Island, NY 10309
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Bronx Comm. Charter HS
    730 Concourse Village West
    Bronx, NY 10451
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sunshine Daycare
    1564 St. Peters Ave
    Bronx, NY 10461
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Shield Institute (Bx)
    1800 Andrews Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10453
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Stern Institute of Queens
    126-10 Bedell Street
    Jamaica, NY 11434
  • Other Instructional Site
    UFT Brooklyn Site
    335 Adams Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Other Instructional Site
    UFT Headquarters Site (II)
    52 Broadway
    New York, NY 10004
  • Other Instructional Site
    UFT Queens
    97-77 Queens Boulevard
    Flushing, NY 11374
  • Other Instructional Site
    Union Settlement/Johnson
    1829 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10029
  • Other Instructional Site
    Williamsburg Charter HS
    198 Varet Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
  • Other Instructional Site
    Yam Hatorah HS
    27-16 Healy Ave
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691
  • Other Instructional Site
    Yeshivat  Darchei Eres
    2533 Coney Island Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11223

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