The University of Toledo, commonly referred to as Toledo or UT, is a public research university located in Toledo, Ohio, United States. The university also operates a 450 acres (180 ha) Health Science campus, also known as the University of Toledo Medical Center, in West Toledo neighborhood of Toledo; a 160 acres (65 ha) satellite campus in Scott Park neighborhood of Toledo; Center for the Visual Arts is located downtown Toledo at the Toledo Museum of Art; and a research and education facility, known as the The Lake Erie Center, at the Maumee Bay State Park. The university was founded in 1872 in downtown Toledo as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades. The first would eventually be turned over to the city of Toledo and reopened 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.
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