Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.

  • Universal Technical Institute, Inc. is a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

School Highlights

Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. serves 1,479 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty87 staff262 staff
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Number of Programs Offered910

Student Body

The student population of Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,479 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,479 students1,371 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
54%
47%
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% Black
13%
12%
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% White
23%
29%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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College Completion Rate
57%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,800$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,795$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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. Over the years, UTI has experienced tremendous growth while maintaining its high educational standard of excellence. Through 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). UTI is supported and equipped by many of the industry's top automotive names including Audi of America, Inc., BMW of North America, DuPont, Ford Motor Company, I-CAR, International Truck and Engine Corporation, Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc., NASCAR, NATEF, Porsche Cars of North America, Inc., Snap-On, Toyota/Lexus, Volkswagen of America, Inc., and Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. 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.

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The nearest community college to Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. is Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service (1.1 miles away).
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