Selecting a college is a major decision. We are thrilled you are interested in Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush. We carefully review every application to ensure that our student body continues to uphold our commitment to academics, shared values, and service to our communities.
You can apply any time, but we recommend you apply early to make sure you’re ready to go when classes begin. We are here to help at any point along the way.
Ready to get started? Here's what you’ll need:
1. The Application
For online applications, on the "Academic Plan" page, you will need to select Lander College of Arts & Sciences and then either Flatbush - Men's Division or Flatbush - Women's Division, or Israel year abroad (Touro's Israel Option).
Paper applications should be submitted, together with a non-refundable $50 fee, to:
Office of Admissions
Lander College of Arts & Sciences
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn NY 11230
2. Academic Records
Forward a copy of official high school transcript and any applicable college transcripts directly to the Office of Admissions. We cannot evaluate applications from candidates who do not send high school transcripts.
3. Test Scores
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush will not require 2021 High School graduates to take the SAT or ACT for admission to the College or to the Honors Program, or for Academic Scholarships. Although the exams are optional, it will only positively influence your potential scholarship award if you do take the SAT or ACT.
Submit two letters of recommendation in support of your application. These should come from teachers, counselors, or a local rabbi familiar with your personal and academic history. If you are completing the application online, follow the instructions provided there.
5. Interviews and English Placement Examination
Before making a decision, the Admissions Committee may request that an applicant have an interview with an admissions officer. The interview report becomes part of the applicant's file. Usually an English Placement Examination is administered immediately following the interview.
6. Transfer Applications and Early Admissions
We welcome transfer students and qualified visiting students from other colleges. For more information please contact our director of recruitment.
Candidates who possess an outstanding academic record and demonstrate the ability to benefit from college may be admitted to Touro at the end of the junior year of high school.
Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions:
Rabbi Justin Gershon, LMSW
Director of Recruitment
Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn, NY 11230
WhatsApp: (646) 531-0026
Students in Israel should contact our Israel recruitment team: