Universal Technical Institute Reviews

Universal Technical Institute
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Website:www.UTI.edu
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About Universal Technical Institute

For anyone who wants to become a professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technician, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides the education and training to facilitate that dream. Earning factory technician certification points and entry level certifications is easily obtainable at any of their campuses throughout the U.S. This school is recognized nationwide and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

One of the greatest aspects for students attending Universal Technical Institute, Inc. is the method of teaching practices they use to reach students with different learning styles. The instructors take time to reach out to all of the students and give them the attention they need throughout the training courses. The extra steps they take toward providing a rewarding educational experience has led to a higher graduation rate compared to other similar schools.

The tuition cost for each student is unique and depends on the campus, the program, the coursework, and many other variables. There are many scholarships, grants, federal financial assistance and other financial aid programs to make tuition affordable for all students. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. also has counseling and support services to help students along the way.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. not also focuses on the education but they also focus on job placement programs. One of the programs they offer assists students to find part-time employment while they are in school. They do this for students who need help subsidizing their living costs while attending school. They also have internships available through a network of employers who provide such opportunities for their students.

They also have a great number of resources to assist graduates find full time employment once they are ready to step out into the workforce and they have a slew of employers lined up to hire their graduates. Some of the additional job placement assistance they provide includes interview preparation, career development classes and professional resume development.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. seems to have a well-rounded educational program for students and have their priorities in line with what the educational system is all about. By focusing on students’ retention and understanding of information and giving them resources to obtain a rewarding career following graduation, they have accomplished something all schools should emulate.

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UTI = Money Grubber - Look to Comm. Colleges & Private Sector

Reviewed By J. Beva' on March 21, 2014

U.T.I. is a money grubbing scam. In it solely or the money; over charging as much money as they can while delivering the least amount of instruction that they can possibly get away with. Beware of their haunting bill collectors.

Better to check into a much more affordable education at a community college.

If you are ambitious enough and willing to work and earn, you could be served well by working at a private shop that is willing to teach you the trade.

Major manufacturers and suppliers also offer training programs and schooling that could dove-tail with an entry level job.

Always strive for certificates.

Avoid U.T.I.

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in debt up to my ears

Reviewed By Charles Daras on February 20, 2014

i moved to TX to attend the Houston campus in 07. the assistance in housing was a complete joke they sent me to an apartment complex that was riddled with crime. my car was broken into and i was late to class due to dealing with the police. when i did get to class i was given a downgrade even after explaining the reason and providing a police report. the instructors are so full of crap their eyes are brown and are quick to down grade you for the smallest things. i hope this school goes bankrupt. i graduated in 08 with honors and to this day have not had anybody contact me from the "job"placement department. this school is not worth the money or the head ache. if i had it to do all over again i would go to the local tech school

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Reviewed By mppc on September 16, 2013, Despair

I attended UTI (Sacramento and Rancho Cucamonga) in 09-11. AUTO, Ford FACT, SMOG, and Mercedes-Benz STARt (Ha! Ha!Ha! What a joke that was. I'm surprised that Mercedes is willing to have their name attached to this scam.) 3.8 GPA. Total waste of time and money. 36K$ in student loans and no job. You do the math.

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highschool student

Reviewed By Leo on March 11, 2013, Texas

Yeah I was gonna go there but everyone on the internet keeps leaving bad reviews. :( and to think it was gonna be a great opportunity.

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Reviewed By Pissed off Consumer on March 2, 2013

I am a small shop owner that has hired 6 graduates from uti. Every "mechanic" that I have hired that has graduated from uti are idiots. I don't trust them to change oil by themselves and they expect $25/hr. Let me give you some advice; work for someone that is willing to train you and get certified. Don't waste $35,000 to be lied to and learn nothing. Please, please, please, don't go here. It is a waste of time and money. And if other shop owners have had the experience I have had with grads from here, good luck getting a job.

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Julia Bl;ackwell
June 20, 2013

There are few students who take this education serious enough to learn responsibly. The sales teams from UTI do a great job of making promises to students that simply are not reality.

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