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University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio, United States
University of Toledo

The University of Toledo is a public research university in Toledo, Ohio. It is the northernmost campus of the University System of Ohio. The university also operates a 450-acre Health Science campus, which includes the University of Toledo Medical Center, in the West Toledo neighborhood of Toledo; a 160-acre satellite campus in the Scott Park neighborhood of Toledo; the Center for the Visual Arts is located in downtown Toledo at the Toledo Museum of Art; and a research and education facility, known as the Lake Erie Center, is at the Maumee Bay State Park. The university was founded in 1872 in downtown Toledo as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades. It closed after six years and was eventually turned over to the city of Toledo to reopen in 1884 as the Toledo Manual Training School and developed from a vocational school into a university through the late 1800s. The university moved to its current location in the Ottawa neighborhood in 1931.

Motto Coadyuvando El Presente, Formando El Porvenir
Motto (English) Guide to the Present, Moulder of the Future
Type Public research university
Established 1872
Parent institution University System of Ohio
Academic affiliations APLU, Urban 13/GCU, Space-grant
Endowment $433.7 million (2020)
President Gregory Postel (interim)
Academic staff 2,232
Students 19,782
Undergraduates 15,570
Postgraduates 4,212
Campus Urban, 813 acres Main, 450 acres Health Science, 160 acres Scott Park
Colors Midnight blue, gold
Athletics NCAA Division I – MAC
Sports 15 varsity teams
Mascot Rocky the Rocket and Rocksy the Rockette

About University of Toledo

Founded as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, the school would become best known as a public research university. It originally closed after only six years, and reopened in 1884 as the Toledo Manual Training School.

Achievement of University of Toledo

In English, the motto of the school reads "Guide to the Present, Moulder of the Future." The school would also operate a 450-acre Health Science campus. 

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Latest information about University of Toledo updated on July 28 2021.