Consider the Facts
Since 1965, Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has prepared more than 160,000 students for successful careers in the automotive, diesel, motorcycle, marine and collision repair industries. Throughout our history, UTI has met the needs of our students and our industry partners with integrity, consistently demonstrating that UTI is the right choice for technician training. UTI is committed to providing the highest quality education. More importantly, we feel our own success is defined by the lifelong achievements of our graduates.
The following information is provided to help you gain a complete understanding of UTI and is in compliance with federal and state laws.
State and agency approval information can be found in the Accreditation and Approvals section of each school’s Catalog, which can be found here.
Student complaint process information can be found in the Student Complaint/Grievance Procedure section of each school’s Catalog, which can be found here.
Disclaimers & Information
Not all programs are available at all campuses. Please see our campus locations for specific information on program availability.
For some of our Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training Programs (MSAT)¹. (MSAT programs, students must apply and qualify¹.
Through our campus-based school system, Universal Technical Institute offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech).
UTI, NASCAR Tech and MMI are vocational institutions, with most students receiving diplomas upon successful completion of their programs of study. An Associate of Occupational Studies degree is granted to all graduates of UTI's Avondale campus except those enrolled in Diesel Technology II. The credits earned at UTI, MMI and NASCAR Tech are not college-level credits and do not automatically transfer to another school unless that school states explicit willingness to accept credits from a transferring student.
UTI, NASCAR Tech and MMI are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Universal Technical Institute of Illinois (Lisle, IL); Universal Technical Institute of California (Rancho Cucamonga, CA); Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts (Norwood, MA); and NASCAR Technical Institute (Mooresville, NC) are branches of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona (Avondale, AZ).
Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania (Exton, PA) and Universal Technical Institute of Northern Texas (Irving, TX) are branches of Universal Technical Institute of Texas (Houston, TX.)
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Phoenix, AZ is a division of Universal Technical Institute of Phoenix. The Orlando, FL campus is a branch of Universal Technical Institute of Phoenix and includes the Automotive, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute divisions. Universal Technical Institute of Northern California (Sacramento, CA) is a branch of Universal Technical Institute of Phoenix.
Annual Security Report
UTI publishes the Annual Security Report and Campus Crime Statistics annually. This includes three years of crime statistics for each campus and institutional policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. This report is a result of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and complies with Federal reporting requirements. A printed copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the campus’s Student Services department.
To view Security Policies Information and Campus Crime Statistics, please click here.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program Notification
In accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, UTI publishes an annual notification regarding drug and alcohol prevention. The notification includes standards of conduct that are prohibited, disciplinary sanctions, applicable legal sanctions, the health risks associated with drugs and alcohol, and drug and alcohol services. A printed copy of the notification may be obtained by contacting the campus’s Student Services department.
To view the notification, please click here.
UTI does not tolerate sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, or retaliation in its programs and activities. UTI takes prompt, effective action to address sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, of which it has notice. For more information on Title IX, click here.
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- To view Tennessee resident specific information, please click here.
- To view Texas resident specific information, please click here.
Any person unlawfully discriminated against, as described in ORS 345.240, may file a complaint under ORS 659A.820 with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. The school's policies governing employees will be enforced in situations where instructional staff or other school personnel have been found to have engaged in discriminatory behavior. Students aggrieved by action of the school should attempt to resolve these problems with appropriate school officials. Should this procedure fail, students may contact: Oregon Department of Education, Public Service Building, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97310-0203.
South Carolina Regulations
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Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met and is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality.
Universal Technical Institute is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Universal Technical Institute to offer specific degree programs. The HECB may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.
Universal Technical Institute – Avondale, AZ & Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division – Phoenix, AZ
- Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Universal Technical Institute – Long Beach, Rancho Cucamonga and Sacramento, CA
- Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Universal Technical Institute – Irving, TX and Houston, TX
- Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges Section
Universal Technical Institute – Lisle, IL
- Illinois Board of Higher Education, Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools
Universal Technical Institute – Exton, PA
- Pennsylvania Department of Education
Universal Technical Institute – Norwood, MA
- Massachusetts Department of Education
NASCAR Technical Institute – Mooresville, NC
- North Carolina Community College System
Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and Automotive Divisions – Orlando, FL
- Florida Commission for Independent Education