Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc

10695 West Pierce Street
Avondale, AZ 85323-0000
Tel: (623)245-4600
  • 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 26 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 67% 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
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered2114

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,340 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 11:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,340 students5,697 students
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:139:1
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,340 students1,101 students
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
4%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
3%
3%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
22%
27%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
6%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Black (2007-2016)
% White
56%
52%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
7%
2%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
5%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.630.65
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
61%
18%
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,700$31,400
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%82%
    Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$18,500$9,500
    Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,022
    Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    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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    Arizona 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arizona is The Refrigeration School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.