Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

10695 West Pierce Street
Avondale, AZ 85323
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  • 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 1,869 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Top Rankings

Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc ranks 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Technical ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty66 staff140 staff
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Number of Programs Offered1212

Student Body

The student population of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,869 students5,342 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:134:1
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# Full-Time Students1,869 students1,285 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
4%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
25%
32%
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% Black
3%
6%
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% White
39%
43%
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% Hawaiian
3%
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% Two or more races
9%
3%
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% Non Resident races
9%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.760.70
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College Completion Rate
64%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,700$31,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
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Source: 2019 (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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