Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

10695 West Pierce Street
Avondale, AZ 85323
Tel: (623)245-4600
2,337 students
Private for-profit
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:
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc serves 2,337 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Estrella Mountain Community College (3.5 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 At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 88 staff
60 staff
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 15 7

Student Body

The student population of 2,337 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 15:1 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 grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,337 students
1,269 students
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
21:1
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,337 students
810 students
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc sch enrollment Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
4%
1%
% Hispanic
24%
7%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Black (2006-2013)
% White
50%
57%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
8%
2%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Unknown (2006-2013)
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc sch ethnicity Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc sta ethnicity
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
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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