Transfer Students

All transfer students must:

  • submit official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities attended. Send to:

Touro College School of Health Sciences
Office of Admissions
1700 Union Blvd
Bay Shore, New York 11706.

  • meet the academic standards required of freshmen and be in good academic standing at the institution they currently attend. Such students should also submit a high school transcript or diploma, as well as SAT or ACT scores.

Credit may not be awarded for courses taken more than 10 years prior to a student’s first semester at Touro
College in natural sciences, business, and accounting. In computer science, credit may not be awarded for courses 
taken more than six years prior to a student’s first semester at Touro College. Transfer credit in all other areas is 
subject to individual departmental approval.

For the professional programs of the School of Health Sciences, transfer credits are generally awarded after 
evaluation for liberal arts and sciences courses that were completed with a minimum grade of C at an accredited 
institution. However, transfer credits for natural science courses older than 10 years can only be awarded after 
review and approval by the Admissions Committee and the Chair of the department to which the student has 

Students who have completed an associate’s degree at a regionally-accredited institution are assured a minimum 
of 60 credits, but they must meet the individual course and liberal arts requirements of their selected program.

To be eligible for an associate’s degree, a transfer student must successfully complete at least 24 credits in 
residence at Touro College. The baccalaureate degree requires at least 45 credits in residence at Touro.

Students seeking credits for previous graduate-level academic work should request that applicable 
transcripts be evaluated. If necessary, an appointment should be made with a program director to discuss 
potential credit. Students are responsible for providing any course descriptions and/or syllabi needed for 
accurate evaluations to be made. Maximum number of transfer credit allowed may vary by program.