Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.

721 Lock Haven Dr.
Houston, TX 77073-0000
Tel: (972)505-2200
  • 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 19 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Texas School of Business-North Houston Campus (0.40 miles away).

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
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Total Faculty (2014-2016)
Number of Programs Offered127

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,998 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's 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
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:135:1
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,998 students1,055 students
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
39%
37%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
11%
13%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Black (2007-2016)
% White
39%
39%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.0.680.69
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
62%
21%
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,800$34,000
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%83%
    Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$16,063$9,500
    Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,250
    Universal Technical Institute of Texas 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. 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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