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Learn About the University of Toledo and What It Takes to Get In

University of Toledo Description:

Located in the north-west corner of Ohio near the Michigan border, the University of Toledo is one of Ohio's 13 state universities. In 2006, the University of Toledo merged with the Medical University of Ohio, and now UT has many excellent undergraduate and graduate programs in the health sciences. High achieving students should check out the UT Honors Program with its emphasis on undergraduate research.

The university takes pride in its diversity, and it has been listed as one of the 100 best colleges for African-American students. In athletics, the UT Rockets compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference.

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Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2013):

  • Total Enrollment: 20,743 (16,153 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 81% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Toledo (powered by

Costs (2014 - 15):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,463 (in-state); $18,801 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,220 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,304
  • Other Expenses: $3,822
  • Total Cost: $24,809 (in-state); $34,147 (out-of-state)

University of Toledo Financial Aid (2012 - 13):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 67%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,444
    • Loans: $6,557

Most Popular Majors:

Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Criminal Justice, Exercise Science, Finance, Human Resources, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy

Graduation and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 23%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 46%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Toledo Mission Statement and Core Values:

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"The mission of The University of Toledo is to improve the human condition; to advance knowledge through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement; and to serve as a diverse, student-centered public metropolitan research university. The core values are:
  1. Compassion, Professionalism and Respect: Treat every individual with kindness, dignity and care; consider the thoughts and ideas of others inside and outside of the University with a strong commitment to exemplary personal and institutional altruism, accountability, integrity and honor;
  2. Discovery, Learning and Communication: Vigorously pursue and widely share new knowledge; expand the understanding of existing knowledge; develop the knowledge, skills and competencies of students, faculty, staff and the community while promoting a culture of lifelong learning;
  3. Diversity, Integrity and Teamwork: Create an environment that values and fosters diversity; earn the trust and commitment of colleagues and the communities served; provide a collaborative and supportive work environment, based upon stewardship and advocacy, that adheres to the highest ethical standard;
  4. Engagement, Outreach and Service: Provide services that meet students' and regional needs and where possible exceed expectations; be a global resource and the partner of choice for education, individual development and health care, as well as a center of excellence for cultural, athletic and other events;
  5. Excellence, Focus and Innovation: Strive, individually and collectively, to achieve the highest level of focus, quality and pride in all endeavors; continuously improve operations; engage in reflective planning and innovative risk-taking in an environment of academic freedom and responsibility; and
  6. Wellness, Healing and Safety: Promote the physical and mental well-being and safety of others, including students, faculty and staff; provide the highest levels of health promotion, disease prevention, treatment and healing possible for those in need within the community and around the world."

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