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Rankings & Recognitions

Thanks to the ongoing commitment of exceptional faculty, physicians, researchers, staff and students, The University of Toledo is proud to continually raise our national status among America’s best universities.

Nearly 40 percent of all UT graduates in 2016 earned an advanced degree—such as a master’s, Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.—in fields as diverse as medicine, engineering, law, pharmacy, business, astronomy, nursing and education. This quest for excellence underscores UT’s longstanding commitment to student success.

The following rankings and recognitions are just a few of the accolades University of Toledo Colleges and their esteemed programs have earned recently.


Tops in the Nation

#11
UT’s graduate program in Nursing ranks No. 11 among the 50 best Graduate Nursing Schools in America for 2016.
Top Master’s in Healthcare
#14
Based on its high-quality outcomes, the UT College of Medicine and Life Sciences’ Surgical Residency Program ranks No. 14 in the nation.
Journal of Surgical Education
#16
Early Childhood Education master’s program voted 16th best among the 2016 Best Online Education Programs.
Top Master’s in Healthcare
#37
The UT Occupational Therapy doctoral program is in the top 25% nationally, ranking No. 37.
U.S. News & World Report
#48
UT’s online master of science degree in accountancy currently ranks No. 48 in the U.S. for enabling students to earn 30 credits over 12 months, including learning best practices of the profession.
#60
UT’s Doctor of Pharmacy program ranks 60th best in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report
#62
UT’s College of Law ranks No. 62 among the nation’s 205 law schools for its faculty scholarship, which has been cited over recent years in multiple U.S. Supreme Court briefs, one Supreme Court opinion, and several federal trial and appellate court decisions.
Sisk Study
#66
UT was ranked No. 66 in the U.S. for technology transfer and commercialization. This 2017 report measures public and private research universities’ four-year averages of research expenditures, patents, licenses executed, licensing income and startup companies.
The Milken Institute’s Center for Jobs and Human Capital
#88
UT's College of Medicine and Life Sciences ranks 88th nationally among Best Medical Schools.
U.S. News & World Report
#132
UT's College of Law currently ranks No. 132 among law colleges in the nation, climbing 12 slots from last year.
U.S. News & World Report
#172
UT's Judith Herb College of Education ranks among 2018 Best Online Graduate Education programs, 18 slots higher than last year.
U.S. News & World Report

Among the best in the region, U.S. and abroad:

  • Top 100 – UT’s College of Business and Innovation’s undergraduate program ranks among Bloomberg Business Week’s top 100 business schools.
  • Top 300 – The UT College of Business and Innovation’s MBA ranks among Princeton Review’s top 300 MBA programs in the U.S.
  • UT was selected to join the prestigious Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy as its 41st member.
  • The UT College of Engineering co-op program is listed in the “Best of Co-Op” category by the World Association for Cooperative Education.
  • College Values Online recognizes UT’s Recreation Therapy Program among its "Best Value Parks and Recreation Degree Programs" for 2016. The ranking reviewed tuition, financial aid, return on investment and the number of minors, concentrations or areas of emphasis offered.
  • Ed Universal lists the UT College of Business and Innovation’s graduate programs among the best in the world. The College also is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools Business, which is achieved by fewer than 5 percent of all business schools globally.
  • The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center has been named one of the top 100 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. with great oncology programs by Becker’s Hospital Review.
  • UT ranked among the “Best for Vets” universities by Military Times in both 2016 and 2017.
  • Since 2010 to the present, GI Jobs has ranked UT among Top Military Friendly Schools in the U.S.
  • Military Advanced Education & Transition has ranked UT among Top Colleges and Universities in the nation for the military from 2014 to the present.
  • UT’s 377 intercollegiate students earned the MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award in 2016 for a combined average grade point average of 3.235.
  • Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s both reaffirmed the University’s rating in 2017 with a stable outlook, indicating a solid foundation.
  • CollegeNET currently ranks UT as the top institution in northwest Ohio for social mobility.
  • UT currently ranks No. 2 in Ohio among Carnegie-classified public research institutions, validating that a UT degree is an essential tool for economic and social advancement.
  • Best College Reviews has selected UT’s Stranahan Arboretum among its 50 Most Beautiful College Arboretums in the U.S.
  • UT women’s basketball won the MAC Championship in 2017.
  • Seventy-six percent of UT’s baccalaureate graduates are employed in the state of Ohio within one year after graduation, according to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services in 2017.
  • Consumer Reports named UTMC among the top 32 teaching hospitals in the country for reducing central-line infection rates in the intensive care unit by 55 percent over the past five years.
  • UT set the all-time record in Lucas County with 18 Top Spot Awards for excellence in food safety practices in 2017 from the Ohio Department of Health.
Last Updated: 5/18/17