Touro University Worldwide


Touro University Worldwide is a nonprofit institution of higher learning established by philanthropic visionaries who are committed to developing a passionate, connected learning community that can help students achieve their individual academic goals. Administration and Faculty of Touro University Worldwide are committed to social justice, intellectual pursuit and philanthropic duty. This philosophy is derived from the Judaic foundation on which the University was originally founded and a value system that welcomes all cultures and backgrounds.

In addition to providing both on-campus and online academic opportunities, the university provides outstanding administrative services, cutting-edge technology and a highly qualified academic faculty. As a nonprofit institution, all resources are directed and reinvested to improve the quality of the already excellent education at TUW.

TUW for the Global World

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education, with Touro College and University System being the parent of Touro University Worldwide. At Touro, students are offered something other schools simply don’t provide: a network of on-ground and online campuses that are dedicated to ensuring graduates receive a liberal arts education in a global-minded setting. Touro graduates are not only qualified and ready to enter the workforce; they are also ready to become true citizens of the world.


Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

Our Mission

The mission of Touro University Worldwide (TUW) is to offer online degree programs to serve the needs of adult learners (service to society), professionals (intellectual pursuit), and the underserved (social justice). TUW is committed to its graduate, bachelor and associate degree programs to support this mission. The mission is also shared through the campus-based undergraduate education programs at Touro College Los Angeles Division which serves a specific student body. Together, the campus based and online- programs contribute to the achievement of the overall Touro core values driving this mission to provide opportunities for those who are underserved, provide service to society and achievement of the overall Touro University Worldwide student success.