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 1,998 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 61%.
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. is one of 18 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. is Texas School of Business-North Houston Campus (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty63 staff76 staff
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Number of Programs Offered127

Student Body

  • The student population of Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,998 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:135:1
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# Full-Time Students1,998 students1,055 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
39%
37%
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% Black
11%
13%
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% White
39%
39%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.69
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College Completion Rate
62%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,800$33,800
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%83%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$16,063$9,500
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,015
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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. 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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