Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

10695 West Pierce Street
Avondale, AZ 85323
Tel: (623)245-4600
2,337 students
Public institution
We are industry’s choice for providing professional technicians for the customers we serve in the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine industries, and related aftermarkets. We set the standard in professional and technical education, lifelong learning and employment services.
School Highlights:
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Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc serves 2,337 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc is one of 32 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
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The nearest community college is Estrella Mountain Community College (3.52 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 88 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 15 7

Student Body

The student population of 2,337 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,337 students 1,288 students
# Full-Time Students 2,337 students
814 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hawaiian
4%
1%
% Hispanic
24%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
50%
57%
% Two or more races
8%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61 0.53
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1965, Robert I. Sweet founded the Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI) in Phoenix. The first program was automotive. Since then, the school has grown from 11 students and a one-building campus to more than 80,000 graduates representing the automotive, diesel, collision, motorcycle, and marine industries, with nine campuses nationwide. Through our campus-based school system, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI). Each UTI school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. www.accsct.org

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For Maricopa, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,376 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Maricopa, AZ community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Maricopa, AZ is Arizona Automotive Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.