Touro College, New York

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Touro College, New York

  • City , State New York, New York
  • Est. Tution $162,080
  • Deadline 06/01/2022
  • Apply Now


Touro College Quick Facts

Duration: 4 Years Courses: 67 Faculty: 36
Est. Applications: 373 Acceptance Rate: 18% Est. Class Size: 68

Program Description

Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), located in NYC, is a 4 year PharmD program in the Harlem community of Manhattan, home to a large number of health care facilities, community organizations & rich in cultural diversity, offering an abundance of opportunities for career development.

Our unique educational experience emphasizes hands-on learning, extensive practice experience & service to the community. Our exceptional, 2.5+1.5 curriculum sets it apart, providing students 9 rotations, placing us amongst the few programs with the most experiential education. We are focused on cultural awareness & community outreach, offer small classes & many opportunities to work closely with skilled faculty & network with a variety of health care providers.

Our core values reflect a commitment to fostering access to underserved populations, communication, community engagement, population health & leadership skills so our graduates will be highly sought after by the employment community.

A bachelor’s degree is not required. We require 67 credits of pre-pharmacy undergrad coursework.“>


PharmD Program Highlights

  • Private Institution
  • Baccalaureate Degree Preferred
  • $1000 deposit to hold acceptance
  • Conducts interviews of applicants
  • Participates in Early Decision Program (EDP)
  • PCAT composite score not Required
  • Minimum Three (3) Letters of Reference are required
  • Utilizes the Centralized Criminal Background Check (CBC)
  • No Participates in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service



Location: 231 West 124th Street, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10027

Acceptance Rate for Touro College

18%: See other Schools with an acceptance rate under 18%

School Demographics (2018)

Female: 57% Male: 43% Age: 18-61


Tuition: $40,520 per year
Tuition Fee: $200 per year


PCAT Score and G.P.A

Minimum GPA: N/A Average GPA: N/A Minimum PCAT: N/A


Program Prerequisites
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 67
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 43
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:
Spring 2019 term

Course Prerequisites Table

Course Title Semester/Quarter Hours
General Chemistry w/lab 8
Organic Chemistry w/lab 8
Biochemistry 3
Biology w/lab 8
Human Anatomy with lab OR Anatomy and Physiology 1 with lab 4
Physiology with lab OR Anatomy and Physiology II with lab 4
Microbiology w/lab 4
Calculus 3
Economics 3
Physics w/lab 4
English Composition 3
English Oral Communication/Public Speaking/Speech 3
Humanities (English Literature/History, Philosophy, Ethics) 6
Social/Behavioral Science (Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology) 6
Total 67

Letter of Recommendation Requirements

General Information Candidates are required to submit three letters of recommendation, including one from a healthcare professional and at least one from a science professor from whom you earned a grade.  We do not accept letters from family members.

Recommenders must complete and submit the PharmCAS Reference Request Form directly to PharmCAS.

LOR types that are REQUIRED: Professor of Science, Health Care Professional
LOR types that are RECOMMENDED: Employer, Faculty Advisor, Pharmacist, Pre-Health Advisor, Supervisor
Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.

Pre-Health Adviser
Advisor must have 2+ years of familiarity with the applicant and have 10 plus years advising experience and limit the number of such LOR’s they deliver to a top specified percent of advisees.

LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED: Co-Worker, Family, Friend
Are Committee Letters accepted? Yes
A Committee Letter is: Conditionally Accepted
Does it count as more than one LOR? Yes
Details: We will accept a committee letter to fulfill 2 letters of recommendation
Are Composite Letters accepted?

Does it count as more than one LOR?



Interview Information

Interview Format: Individual applicants with one interviewer
Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interview Dates:
Details: Touro College of Pharmacy will notify candidates selected for an interview via e-mail. The interview day will include group and individual sessions, meet and greet current students when possible and participate in a tour. The interview day will last approximately five hours and includes a light breakfst and full lunch. Not all applicants will be selected for an interview.



June 1, 2022

General School Information


Dual Degree Program? No
Part of an academic health center? No
Pharmacy observation hours required? No
Supplemental application requirement? No
Baccalaureate degree preferred for admissions? Yes
Follows the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No

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