Undergraduate Admission

Test-Optional Application to UToledo

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The University of Toledo is piloting a test-optional application policy, which means you may decide whether you want to provide your SAT or ACT score as part of your application.

Not providing scores will not count against you when reviewing your application for admission. Instead, it gives you the ability to decide how to most accurately portray your academic strengths when applying to UToledo.

We have adopted this approach because we:

  • recognize the importance of GPAs and high school curricula as a predictor of long-term student success
  • believe a test-optional policy will allow us to provide access for and reach students who might not perform well on standardized tests but perform well in the classroom
  • know that standardized testing is not always the best indicator of students’ potential for college success, and we want students to feel that their applications to UToledo truly show their strengths


Anyone applying to UToledo as an undergraduate domestic or international student may choose to not provide test scores unless you are any of the following:

  • homeschooled
  • attend a high school that does not provide grades

We suggest you still submit your test score(s) if you feel they will benefit your standing in the admissions review process.

How to Apply

Select the test-optional admission application within discover.utoledo.edu or select the affirmative answer test-optional pathway within the Common Application member section. 

Please carefully consider your decision on whether to apply with or without your test scores. Once you have chosen your admission pathway, you will not be able to change it at a later date. Your Admission Counselor is here to answer any questions you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Know that we are available in the Office of Admissions to help you fully consider your options. Feel free to reach out to us as we are happy to assist. Text us at 419-740-4540 or email us at enroll@utoledo.edu.

Last Updated: 9/28/20