Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

  • 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 25 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc is Estrella Mountain Community College (3.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty66 staff66 staff
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Number of Programs Offered2114

Student Body

  • The student population of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,340 students6,476 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:139:1
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# Full-Time Students2,340 students1,336 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
4%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
22%
27%
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% Black
2%
6%
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% White
56%
52%
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% Hawaiian
3%
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% Two or more races
7%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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College Completion Rate
61%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,700$31,100
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%84%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$18,500$9,500
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,022
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    Source: 2016 (or 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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