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Why Support The University of Toledo?

The University of Toledo, a student-centered public metropolitan research university, integrates learning, discovery and engagement, enabling students to achieve their highest potential in an environment that embraces and celebrates human diversity, respect for individuals and freedom of expression. The University strives for excellence in its service to all constituents, and commits itself to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of our community, state, nation and the world.

Points of Pride:
  • The University of Toledo is recognized as a major force in contributing to the discovery of new technology and knowledge. UT offers a vast array of resources for undergraduate, graduate and faculty-led research opportunities with 125 patents and $60 million in research and grants;

  • The UT Honors Program is one of the oldest programs of its kind at a major university. With an emphasis on undergraduate research opportunities, the Honors Program has sent a delegation to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research every year since 1992.

  • UT offers a health education curriculum that includes programs in virtually every health-care discipline, plus opportunities for educational linkages and interdisciplinary studies between the Colleges of Medicine, Engineering, Business, Law and the Department of Philosophy.

  • The UT Department of Art offers students a unique learning experience with an on-site relationship with the world-renowned Toledo Museum of Art.

  • College of Law once again listed as a Best Law School by Princeton Review.

  • The UT College of Engineering graduate programs were ranked 18th in the nation by the Princeton Review.

  • The University of Toledo Medical Center is one of 15 major teaching hospitals chosen by Solucient's annual "Top 100 Hospitals: Performance Improvement Leaders," compiled by Modern Healthcare magazine.

  • Our students are among the winners of prestigious national fellowships, including the Fulbright, the Woodrow Wilson, the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, the National Consortium for the Physical Sciences, the Whitaker Foundation, the Goldwater, the Madison Foundation Fellowship, and the Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowship.

  • The University of Toledo is home to five of seven northwest Ohio physicians listed as "America's Top Doctors". Fewer than one percent of physicians nationwide are recognized with this designation.

  • UT's graduate program in occupational therapy is ranked in the top 10 percent nationwide by U.S. News and World Report.

  • The University was recently listed in "100 Best Colleges for African-American Students."

  • Centennial Mall on the Main Campus is one of the "100 most beautifully landscaped places in the country," according to the American Society of Landscape Architects. Only 22 college campuses are on the list.

  • The University of Toledo College of Medicine senior graduates "matched" at a higher rate than those of other seniors nationwide for the second year in a row; a record 97 percent secured first-year residency positions during the initial National Residency Matching Program.

  • The $33 million Wolfe Hall, which opened in 1998, offers one of the most advanced science facilities of its kind in the nation supporting the College of Pharmacy.

  • The University of Toledo has one of the largest distance-learning programs in the nation. The Lake Erie Research and Education Center is a state-of-the-art environmental research and teaching facility located on the shore of Lake Erie in Oregon, Ohio.

  • The UT Student Recreation Center was touted as one of the best of its kind in the nation by USA Today.

  • The University of Toledo is one of the largest employers in northwest Ohio with an impact of over one billion dollars.