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Frequently Asked Questions

1.Is there an application deadline?
No. Undergraduate Studies accepts students on a rolling basis. We encourage all students to apply as early as possible.
Admitted students can begin classes in either the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters.
2. What degrees do you offer?
The Undergraduate Studies department offers a B.S. degree in Biology, a B.A. degree in Psychology, and a B.S. degree in Health Sciences.
3. Do you offer an Associate's degree?
No. However, other divisions of Touro College, such as New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) do award Associate degrees. Completion of the degree requires that a portion of the program be taken at a main or branch campus in New York City. The majority of courses for the degree can be taken at the Bay Shore campus.
4. Do you offer evening classes?
Yes. We offer a limited number of classes in the evening during the Fall and Spring semesters. Classes run from 6:45 - 9:45 p.m. Please visit our semester schedules here.
5. Do I have to take a placement test?
If you have not taken college English or Math, you must take a placement test in fulfillment of admission requirements. You may call 631-665-1600 ext. 6269, 6264, or 6204 to make an appointment for a test.
6. What is the tuition?
For information about tuition and fees, click here.
7. Are there any steps that apply to me as an applicant with foreign credentials?
Your foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Touro-approved evaluation agency. A list of approved agencies can be found by visiting www.naces.org/members.htm
8. Can I register online or do I have to come in to speak to an advisor?
Each semester you must meet with an advisor to discuss your class schedule and complete a paper registration form. After your advisor approves your schedule, you register online to officially enter your courses into the Touro computer system.
9. Can I take online classes through Undergraduate Studies?
Yes. Online classes are available in the liberal arts. Please note that the start and end dates for online classes differ from the classroom schedule for Undergraduate Studies in Bay Shore. The book list for online classes may also differ.
10. Where can I obtain a book list?
A book list is available here.
11. Do you have a bookstore?
Yes. We have an online bookstore which can be accessed here.
12. What are the prerequisites for the professional programs of the School of Health Sciences?
To view detailed prerequisites, refer to the appropriate admission link for each particular program. All prerequisite courses are offered through Undergraduate Studies in Bay Shore.
13. For each degree program, how can I find out which courses to take, in which order, and see descriptions of these courses?
See the links to the Recommended Sequence of Courses under Curriculum and our "Course Descriptions."
14. Who can I call for further information?
For questions regarding the admission process, please call 1-866-TOURO-4-U. For specific questions regarding Undergraduate Studies, or to make an appointment with one of our advisors, call 631-665-1600 ext. 6264, 6269, or 6204. Be prepared to bring student copies of your transcripts, SAT or ACT score report (if taken).