The College of Engineering provides students with an engineering education that is comprehensive, practical, and dynamic. We believe that excellence is achieved when the focus is on our students.

At a Glance - The College of Engineering

Quality Metrics

  • At least one year of fully-integrated co-op experience for every engineering science undergraduate student (one of only 8 such programs in the U.S.) - more than 19,100 placements at 2,444 employer sites in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and 43 countries
  • Strong outreach program - visits with more than 140,000 high school math and science students at 2050 schools.
  • Selective admission standards yielding 38% of all UT high school valedictorians, 36% of all UT Honors students, and freshman cohort averages of 3.7 GPA and 26 ACT (84th percentile nationally).
  • More than 85% freshman to sophomore retention rate - a 35% increase since the early ‘90s.
  • Ranked in the top 50 in the nation for its online graduate programs by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Annual research expenditure exceeding $9M.

"We recruit a graduating class... not a freshman class."

Research Priorities

Cyber SecurityCyber Security, Sensors, & Network

Advanced MaterialsAdvanced Materials


EnergyEnergy & Environment

Special Initiatives

  • Doctoral program in biomedical engineering offered jointly with the College of Medicine.
  • Joint UT baccalaureate degree program - Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - in partnership with the College of Business and Innovation.
  • School of Green Chemistry and Engineering in partnership with the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence (E-CORE) in partnership with the College of Medicine.
  • Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization (CMSC) featuring state-of-the-art microscopy.
  • Senior Design Clinic - an avenue for students to devise innovative solutions for industrial problems.
  • Senior Design & Undergraduate Research Exposition a bi-annual engineering showcase highlighting student ingenuity, innovation and implementation.
  • Thomas & Elizabeth Brady Freshman Engineering Entrepreneurship Development (FEED) Program with innovative design curriculum.
  • Roy and Marcia Armes Engineering Leadership Institute (ELI)- unique professional development opportunity for outstanding student leaders
  • Student Innovation Fund to promote technopreneurship among our students.
  • National visiting board of accomplished leaders from industry and academia.
  • College of Engineering Living Learning Center in Honors Academic Village. 

EngineeringStudents will partake in:

    • Industry/Community Connections & Service Learning
    • Undergraduate & Graduate Research
    • Rigorous Engineering Curriculum
    • Integrated Co-Op Program
    • MS, PhD, MBA, JD, MD Opportunities
    • On-site Commercialization
    • Entrepreneurial & Leadership Training
    • A wide variety of student organizations

For further information, please contact:

UT College of Engineering Office of Undergraduate Studies
College of Engineering
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606


Last Updated: 12/13/18