International Students

Plan ahead. International students need to complete a few additional steps during the admission and enrollment processes.

International applicants who are accepted and deposit with TouroCOM (either the DO or MS programs) will need an F1 student visa to attend TouroCOM. Touro's International Student Services are a good resource for information on F1 student visas.

Foreign Transcripts & Evaluation

AACOMAS will only accept foreign transcript evaluations and not the transcript itself. But please keep in mind that if an applicant is offered a seat at TouroCOM and deposits, official foreign transcripts will need to be provided in addition to the evaluation report. Since this can take weeks or months, we advise you to procure a handful of sealed official transcripts that may also be needed in the future for licensure and/or employment purposes. Please note, TouroCOM only accepts evaluations from agencies accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, listed at