Admissions & Aid
Join a family that is rich in diversity and community engagement. Your intellectual advancement and personal growth are important to us and we are here to help you succeed in meeting your educational goals as well as financial needs.
"They talked to me about who I am and not just why I wanted to choose this field...I could feel that sense of community in talking with them. That was very high on my list."Jessica Brysky | Physician Assistant | Class of 2018
Welcome to Touro Nevada
We've created an environment for intellectual pursuit while encouraging community service and engagement. At Touro Nevada, you will join one community. One family. All under one roof.
You are invited to visit campus, watch demonstrations, meet faculty and current students, as well as learn about financial aid and the admissions process during our upcoming Fall Open House on September 24, 2019. Please RSVP so we can plan to welcome you.
Your journey with Touro Nevada begins here. Learn about the specific admission requirements, tuition and fees, and financial aid.
College of Osteopathic Medicine
College of Health and Human Services
- Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
- Master of Physician Assistant Studies (PA)
- Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Funding Your Education
A comprehensive estimated cost of attendance to aid you in identifying how much of your educational expenses can be covered by financial assistance.
Most programs are eligible to receive federal financial aid as well as assistance from other private sources. Learn more about financial aid resources available for your education.
Your Primary Application
At Touro Nevada, we support a diverse student body. It is the policy of the University to admit qualified students regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. To be considered for admission to any program offered by the University, a student must possess the academic credentials and professional attributes deemed essential by the respective program admissions committee for selection to the program.
Visiting campus is one of the best ways to know if Touro Nevada is the right place for you.
Individual Prospective Students
Tours are offered every first and third Friday at 2:00 p.m. every month. Appointments are required to tour so we can be sure to accommodate everyone. Please arrive 15 minutes early, park in visitor parking, and check-in at the reception desk.
Group Tours of Prospective Students
For large groups of 10 or more potential students, we suggest reservations be made at least four weeks in advance. Please contact the Office of Admissions at (702) 777-1750.
Getting into graduate programs can be challenging and you likely have a lot of questions. These common questions with answers may help.
We offer many opportunities to connect with the program managers. Visit the Admissions Event section for the ways you can connect in-person! However, most questions can be answered via email or phone which saves you time and a trip. Please email or call your program manager today!
Visit the program page for the prerequisites and GPAs needed to apply. The program managers will not be able to review your transcripts to determine your eligibility or competitiveness. You may find your current institution’s advising department and the program specific centralized application services for the DO, OT, PA, and PT programs resourceful.
Each application cycle is different and our programs continue to gain in competitiveness. The program FAQs shares the most recent competitive admissions information.
We specialize in offering graduate and post-licensure programs. Many of these programs are the first of their kind in the state of Nevada. Please see our programs for more information.
Touro Nevada is accredited through the WASC Senior College and University Commission. All healthcare programs are also accredited through national associations. Please see programs for individual accreditation information or our accreditation page.
Some programs utilize a centralized application service and/or a Touro University Nevada application. Please see each program application page for detailed information.
- Education programs vary based on the degree or program.
- Nursing degrees range from 12 to 36 months.
- The Occupational Therapy Doctoral (OTD) program is 36 months.
- The Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program is four years.
- Physical Therapy (PT) is a 36-month long program.
- Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program is 28 months.
No, we do not. All prospective students must apply and be accepted to a specific program to attend the university.
We offer counseling, tutoring, accommodations for students with disabilities, workshops, and advisors.
The university calendar and schedule allows you the time you need for the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. University functions are not scheduled during those times. We offer a Kosher kitchen for your use and Café Katan serves a Kosher menu for your convenience.
The majority of students at Touro Nevada are not Jewish. The Touro Nevada environment is supportive of diversity among students.
All programs require applicants to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency. Unfortunately, we do not accept international students at Touro Nevada.
Yes, all official transcripts from all institutions attended including undergraduate and graduate must be submitted. This includes foreign transcripts professionally evaluated by an agency, such as World Education Services, NACES or an agency approved by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Touro Nevada does not offer on-campus housing. However, there are many housing options within just a few miles of campus. Students should consider personal transportation due to extreme heat during the summer months.
Henderson and Las Vegas are neighboring cities. Henderson is southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. It is a thriving community with cultural events, special attractions, miles of trails and open spaces, and recreational facilities as well as commercial, retail and restaurants.
- Nevada state law requires that all students, who attend courses on campus or as part of a hybrid program, must provide documentation of having received the following immunizations unless excused by religious belief or medical condition:
- Two doses of Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR) if the student was born in or after 1957.
- Tetanus-diphtheria (Td) immunization within the last 10 years. Students who are accepted to a program with a clinical component must provide records or proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), varicella (chickenpox), Polio, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis combo), Hepatitis A and hepatitis B. A Quantiferon Gold Serum Test for Tuberculosis (Results no more than 6 months old) is also required annually.
- Additional immunizations and/or blood work may be required.
- Upon acceptance to the University, you will be contacted by your Admissions and Recruitment Program Manager, via email, if your program requires proof of immunizations prior to course registration. If you are an incoming student and have questions related to immunization requirements, please call 702-777-2092 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, for all programs except the RN to BSN program. Please see the admission requirements for each program for specific requirements.
Touro Nevada encourages Nevada residents to apply, but as a private non-profit university, we are not mandated to enroll a specific percentage of residents from any state.
The DO, PA and OT programs all require an on-site interview. The nursing, physical therapy, and education programs do not currently require interviews.