College of Engineering

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: 6/4/18