|Motto||Beyond Education, Into Life|
|Established||July 23, 2009|
It was established officially on July 23, 2009 by the Mersin Education Foundation (Turkish: Mersin Eğitim Vakfı), a foundation founded 40 years ago and active in establishing high schools. It is a private non-profit (Turkish: vakıf) university. It is named after the Taurus Mountains, a mountain range which extends from east to west in southern Turkey.
Academic units of Toros University
Presently the units of the university are as follows
- School of Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Software Engineering
- School of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences
- School of communications
- School of Arts
- School of Technology and management
- School of foreign languages
Furthermore, post-graduate schools and a vocational school, as well as some other departments of the School of Engineering and School of Economic, Administrative, and Social Sciences, are under planning.