|1887||Dr. Enryo Inoue founded the private Philosophy Academy (forerunner of Toyo University) on the grounds of Rinsho Temple in today's Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo.|
|1903||Name changed to Philosophy Academy University.|
|1904||Completion of the Philosophy Hall in today's Nakano Ward (donated to Tokyo Prefecture in 1944).|
|1906||Name changed to Toyo University.|
|1916||First enrollment of women (one of the earliest co-ed universities in Japan).|
|1919||Death of founder Dr. Enryo Inoue in Dalian (China).|
|1928||Toyo University approved under the University Establishment Law.|
|1949||Restructured under the School Education Law; Faculty of Literature founded.|
|1950||Faculty of Economics and Junior College established.|
|1952||Second department of the Faculty of Literature established.|
|1956||Faculty of Law established.|
|1959||Faculty of Sociology established.|
|1961||Opening of Kawagoe Campus; Faculty of Engineering established.|
|1964||Correspondence courses established.|
|1966||Faculty of Business Administration established.|
|1977||Opening of Asaka Campus.|
|1987||Celebration of 100th Anniversary.|
|1990||Founding of Inoue Enryo Memorial Center.|
|1992||Completion of Hakusan Campus Building No. 1.|
|1994||Initiation of academic calendar beginning in October; completion of Hakusan Campus Buildings No. 2 and No. 3.|
|1996||Bio-Nano Electronics Research Center established.|
|1997||Opening of Itakura Campus. Faculties of Regional Development Studies, Life Sciences established.|
|1998||Remote lecture system "Space Collaboration System" and information network system "ToyoNet" implemented.|
|2001||Completion of Hakusan Campus Building No. 4 and Itakura Campus Building No. 3.|
|2002||Completion of Hakusan Campus Hosui-no-Mori Park, Kawagoe Campus Building No. 1 and Library.|
|2003||Completion of Hakusan Campus Enryo Inoue Memorial Building and Kawagoe Campus Building No. 2.|
|2004||Legal work post graduate course(Law School) established.|
|2005||Freshmen and sophomores at Asaka Campus (Faculties of Literature, Economics, Business Administration, Law and Sociology) transferred to Hakusan Campus to start unifi ed education.
Faculty of Human Life Design founded at Asaka Campus.
|2006||Hakusan 2nd Campus opened and Law School relocated there. Otemachi Satellite opened as a result of founding the Course of Public/Private Partnership Program at Graduate School of Economics.|
|2007||Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science founded.|
|2008||150th anniversary of Dr. Enryo Inoue’s birth.
Human Development and Primary elementary Education Courses established at Department of Education of Faculty of Literature(day course). Department of Social Economic Systems of Faculty of Economics renamed Department of Policy Studies.
|2009||Faculty of Engineering reorganized as Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Faculty of Information Science and Arts founded at Kawagoe Campus.
Departments of Applied Biosciences and Food Life Sciences founded at Faculty of Life Sciences.
Human Care and Support, and Child care Support Courses established at Department of Human Care and Support of Faculty of Human Life Design.
Faculty of Regional Development Studies relocated to Hakusan 2nd Campus.
Course of Human Environment Design founded at Graduate School of Welfare Society Design.
Environmental Studies Course established in Course of Economics of Graduate School of Economics.
|2010||Department of Regional Development Studies at Faculty of Regional Development Studies adopted a two-course system with the addition of the Regional Studies Course comprehensive Course (evening course).
Course of Marketing and Business, Accounting and Finance established at Graduate School of Business Administration. The small and medium-size enterprise management consultant course was established in Course of Business, Accounting and Finance.
7th Building of Kawagoe Campus and 5th building of Itakura Campus completed.
|2011||General Sports Center completed.|
A ceremony to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the university held on November 23.
Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences established at the Itakura Campus.
Graduate School of Science and Engineering established as a result of the reorganization of the Graduate School of Engineering.
Toyo University Ushiku Junior High School opened.
|2016||Graduate School of Information Sciences and Arts established
Graduate School of Food and Nutritional Sciences established
Opening of Akabanedai Campus.
|2018||Graduate School of Global and Regional Studies established
Graduate School of International Tourism Management established
Graduate School of Social Welfare established
Graduate School of Human Life Design established