University of Toledo

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School Overview

The University of Toledo is a public research university in Toledo, Ohio. Also known as UT or simply Toledo, the school operates a number of campuses and sites throughout the Toledo area.

Toledo students may pursue a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Many of the school's undergraduate programs are routinely ranked by U.S. News & World Report, including business, law, engineering, education, pharmacy and nursing. In 2006 the College of Engineering Graduate School was listed the 18th best engineering graduate school by The Princeton Review.

Toledo is composed of the following colleges and schools: College of Adult and Lifelime Learning; College of Business and Innovation; School of Healthcare Business Enterprise and Innovation; College of Communication; College of Criminal Justice and Human Services; Judith Herb College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Graduate Studies; College of Health Sciences; College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences; College of Law; College of Medicine; School of Biomarkers and Advanced Simulation; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; School of Green Chemistry and Advanced Renewable Energy; College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science; College of Visual and Performing Arts; Jesup W. Scott Honors College and the UTXnet World Campus.

Toledo is the 6th largest institution of higher education in Ohio, but the ratio of students to teachers is only 19 to 1. The median class size at the school is 25. Toledo also offers students many extracurricular opportunities, including undergraduate research, study abroad, service learning and honors college. Toledo also hosts active chapters of national honor societies such as Tau Beta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi.

Toledo has integrated much of its educational facilities into the cultural and service institutions in the city. The Health Sciences campus is located in the University of Toledo Medical Center. The Center for the Visual Arts is housed in the Toledo Museum of Art. Maumee Bay State Park is the site of the Lake Erie Center, an education and research facility.

The school is accredited by The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and The American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

Online Degree and Certificate Programs

There are various online learning, degree and certificate programs for students enrolled at University of Toledo. Earning a degree online at Toledo allows students to learn from tenured faculty, network with students throughout the world, and receive support from Toledo's online/learning ventures support services deparment.

Online degree programs are offered at the associate, bachelor, master and doctoral levels. Online associate degrees are offered in accounting, business, computers and technology. Online bachelor's degree completion programs are offered in organizational technology, computer science, criminal justice, information technology, health care administration, nursing, liberal studies and professional studies. Online master's degree programs are offered in various education and engineering fields, and in nursing. An online doctoral degree in nursing is also available.

To apply to any online degree, graduate certificate program or course, students must first be admitted to the University of Toledo. Once admitted, they can then choose to pursue an online or on-campus educational track.


Known as the Rockets, the University of Toledo's athletic teams wear blue and gold. They play in the Mid-American Conference, with the Rockets football team boasting nine Mid-American Conference Championships, earned in 1969, 1970, 1971, 1981, 1984, 1990 (shared with Western Michigan), 1995, 2001, and 2004.

The main football rivals are the Falcons of Bowling Green State University.

Library System

The Toledo libraries are Carlson (Main); Mulford (Health Science); LaValley (Law); McMaster (Engineering); and Canaday Center (Special Collections). According to their vision statement, the libraries aim to become the university's intellectual center via a full integration of services, technology and collections.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Toledo offers grants, scholarships, loans and work-study opportunities to help students manage the cost of their education. All financial aid queries are to be directed to the Rocket Solution Central Office; all applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Student Housing

Eight difference residence halls are available on campus: Academic House; Carter House; Presidents Hall (the Crossings); International House; MacKinnon Hall; McComas Village; Ottawa House and Parks Tower. Traditional corridor-style living and suite-style living are both available.

General Information

Admission Office

2801 West Bancroft Street

Toledo, OH 43606-3398

(419) 530-8700

(800) 586-5336

Fax: (419) 530-4504

Contact: William Pierce

Director of Admission
Main Address

2801 West Bancroft Street

Toledo, OH 43606

(419) 530-8888

Total undergrads: 17,591

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,194

Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,737

Graduate enrollment: 3,409


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 92%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs and for out-of-state students

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $7,926 $7,926 $7,926 $8,491 +7.13%
Books and Supplies $750 $750 $750 $750 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,641 $9,019 $9,478 $9,708 +2.43%
Other $3,327 $3,327 $3,327 $3,327 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,568 $7,800 $7,800 $7,800 0.00%
Other $4,156 $4,380 $4,380 $4,380 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On Campus $20,644 $21,022 $21,481 $22,276 +3.70%
In-state Off Campus $19,400 $20,856 $20,856 $21,421 +2.71%
In-state with Family $8,676 $8,676 $8,676 $9,241 +6.51%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $11,426
In-state Student Fees $1,190
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $21,660
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,190

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 3,842 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,778 96% $21,199,679 $5,611
– Federal grants 1,237 31% $5,487,337 $4,436
– Pell grants 1,237 31% $4,521,504 $3,655
– Other federal grants 1,026 26% $965,833 $941
Local and state government scholarships or grants 863 22% $1,829,336 $2,120
Institutional scholarships or grants 3,561 90% $13,883,006 $3,899
Student loan financial aid 2,614 66% $16,110,802 $6,163
– Federal student loans 2,563 65% $12,455,969 $4,860
– Other student loans 378 10% $3,654,833 $9,669

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2345 1062 544 167 70
Area, Cultural, Ethnic, Gender, and Group Studies 5
Black/african-american Studies
U.S. Studies/civilization
Asian Studies 2
European Studies
Latin American Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Women's Studies 3
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 58 59 24 5
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 5
Biology and Biological Sciences 58 15 10
Biomedical Sciences 40
Cardiovascular Science 7
Immunology 1 4
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience 2
Oncology and Cancer Biology 1
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Radiobiology 3
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 469 301 3 40 5
Accounting 58 21
Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping 7
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Studies
Business Administration and Management 3 177 30
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 9 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/commerce 2
Business and Office Technology/data Entry
Entrepreneurship 7
Finance 92 46
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 71 3
International Business 8 6
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 10 3
Management Information Systems
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Marketing Research
Marketing/marketing Management 188 34
Non-profit Management 2
Operations Management 7 14
Organization Behavioral Studies 16
Sales and Sales Operations 1
Communication and Journalism Studies 72 7
Mass Media Studies
Speech Communication 72 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32 10 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences 16
Computer Programming/programmer
Data Processing Technology and Data Processing
Information Science 29 10
Information Technology 3
Education 185 241 23
Art Teacher Studies 8
Biology Teacher Studies
Business Teacher Studies
Chemistry Teacher Studies
Curriculum and Instruction 62 4
General Education
Education, Other
Education off Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education off Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Education off Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education off Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Education off Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 38 26
Education off Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Educational Leadership, Management and Administration 18 7
Educational Research Methods and Statistics 3
Educational and Instructional Technology 9
Elementary Education, Teaching and Instruction 11
English LanguageTeacher Education 1
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education 2 5
Higher Education Teaching and Administration 18 4
History Teacher Education
Junior High/middle School Teacher Education
Kindergarten/preschool Teacher Education 44 7
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education/coaching Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education
Secondary Teacher Education 44 24
Social/philosophical Foundations of Education 1 3
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education Teacher Education 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Other 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 33
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 1
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teaching and Education 5
Engineering 289 68 15
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 29 7 1
Chemical Engineering 32 5
Civil Engineering 36 8
Computer Engineering 68
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 36 10
Engineering Science 21 14
Industrial Engineering 4 2
Mechanical Engineering 84 15
Engineering Technology 129
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd
Civil Engineering Technology/technician
Construction Engineering Technology/technician 38
Drafting and Design Technology/technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology 29
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician 62
English Language and Literature/letters 31 22 4
English Language and Literature 31 22
English Language and Literature/letters, Other 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 1 1
German Language and Literature
Linguistics 1
Spanish Language and Literature 7 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 382 172 292 88 16
Adult Health Nurse/nursing 4 1
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 27
Athletic Training/trainer 16
Cardiovascular Technology/technologist 13
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Dental Clinical Sciences 2
Electrocardiograph Technology/technician
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic)
Environmental Health 2
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 22 6
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator 15 5
Health/health Care Administration/management 3
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management 26
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical/clinical Assistant
Medicine 140
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 35 4
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 1 1
Occupational Therapy/therapist 14
Pediatric Nurse/nursing 1
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 48 7 2
Pharmacy 107 107
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs 6
Physical Therapy/therapist 25
Physician Assistant 27
Pre-dentistry Studies
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies
Pre-veterinary Studies
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician
Public Health Education and Promotion 3 6
Public Health, Other 28
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 16
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 125 15 75
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy 15
History 37 6 3
History 37 6 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 100 23 1
Criminal Justice/police Science
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 100 23 1
Human Services 40 41
Public Administration 7
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Social Work 40 34
Legal Studies 19 160 13 10
Advanced Legal Research/studies
Health Law 3
Law 160
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary
Legal Assistant/paralegal 19 13 6
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 1
Pre-law Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18 14
General Studies 3
Humanities/humanistic Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 14 14
Mathematics and Statistics 18 13 1
Mathematics 18 13 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 156 10 19
Gerontology 19
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 156 10
Natural Resources and Conservation 15
Environmental Science 10
Environmental Studies 5
Forest Sciences and Biology
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 86 22 3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 70 12 3
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 16 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Physical Sciences 20 14 14
Astronomy 3
Chemistry 11 5 5
Geology/earth Science 1 4
Physics 5 5 9
Psychology 63 32 6
Educational Psychology 2
Psychology 63 13 6
Psychology, Other
School Psychology 17
Science Technologies/technicians
Chemical Technology/technician
Social Sciences 50 19 3
Anthropology 4
Economics 7 7
Geography 5 5 3
International Relations and Affairs 4
Political Science and Government 24 3
Social Sciences
Sociology 5 4
Urban Studies/affairs 1
Visual and Performing Arts 62 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Art/art Studies 25
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 6
Film/cinema/video Studies 19
Fine/studio Arts
Music Performance 3
Music 7
Work and Family Studies
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family Resource Management Studies
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Women's Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Information Processing/Data Entry A
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management A,B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Marketing Research B
Office Clerical Services C
Operations Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Sales/Selling Skills A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B


Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Education of Speech Impaired B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B


Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,B,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies B
Environmental Engineering Technology A
Industrial Technology A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,B,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B,C

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Electrocardiograph Technology C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Facilities Administration B
Medical Records Administration B
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B
Pharmaceutical Sciences B
Pharmaceutics B
Pharmacy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine A,B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Public Health Education B
Recreational Therapy B
Respiratory Therapy B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B,C
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Toledo Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 586-5336
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,694
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,820 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $10,650
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,010
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,228

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Toledo Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Toledo.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43136
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4815113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4521
Education 1021327
Engineering 782
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 246
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 43
Health Professions and Related Programs 18212216
History 111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 311
Legal Professions and Studies 6111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 131
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 32
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 221
Philosophy and Religious Studies 21
Physical Sciences 432
Psychology 1131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 212
Social Sciences 1741
Visual and Performing Arts 71
Grand total 642111511131

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Toledo and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,650
Out-of-state $20,010
Books and supplies $1,180

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $15,809
Out-of-state $26,411

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 3,056 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,009 94% $8,228
Student loan aid 1,799 56% $6,499

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 11,882 74% $8,328
Federal student loans 7,384 46% $6,290

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Toledo. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Toledo students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 10,085 4,654 5,431
Percent admitted 100% 97% 96%
Percent admitted who enrolled 30% 32% 29%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Toledo Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 19,694
Undergraduate enrollment 15,568
Graduate enrollment 4,126

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Toledo Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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