Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

10695 West Pierce Street
Avondale, AZ 85323
Tel: (623)245-4600
2,340 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 2,340 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Estrella Mountain Community College (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
College Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 66 staff 48 staff
Number of Programs Offered 21 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 2,340 has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,340 students 1,468 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 35:1 39:1
# Full-Time Students 2,340 students 1,082 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
4%
% Asian
3%
3%
% Hispanic
22%
27%
% Black
2%
6%
% White
56%
52%
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
7%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
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. 0.63 0.65

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 87%
Source: 2014 (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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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, 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 $14,480 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maricopa County, 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.