$15 million in grants & scholarships available this year for those who qualify10

For students interested in relocating and who need housing assistance, UTI works with Compass Rose and Collegiate Housing Services to offer several options.


Housing Assistance

If you’re interested in relocating and need housing assistance, UTI works with Compass Rose and Collegiate Housing Services to offer options for students. This includes shared and independent housing:

Shared Housing

  • Best suited for students seeking roommates and a shared-living experience.
  • Rent, furniture, basic utilities and roommate matching are all included in a monthly payment.
  • All students are on individual leases.

Independent Housing

  • Best suited for families, students bringing a friend, students with pets or students who simply like their privacy.
  • Provide your preferences, and housing consultants will provide a list of properties.

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Learn About the Areas You Can Train In

Exterior photo of the campus in Avondale Arizona

Avondale, AZ | UTI

About Avondale

Avondale is a fast-growing community located about 14 miles from downtown Phoenix. Avondale provides safe neighborhoods, great parks, many dining and shopping options, as well as scenic trails and natural surroundings for outdoor enthusiasts.

Public Transportation

Valley Metro provides public transportation in and around Avondale via a traditional public bus system and a reduced-fare in-city-only system called Zoom. Monthly bus passes for the traditional public bus system can be purchased in the Campus Accounting Office for $32.50. The Zoom bus system provides services to and from Avondale and the nearby city of Goodyear. Fares for this bus are $0.50 per ride.


There are plenty of fun things to do in the Avondale area. From the thrill of the racetracks, to beautiful art museums and sport complexes, to beautiful outdoor activities, there’s always something to experience!

front shot of the Long Beach campus

Long Beach, CA | UTI

About Long Beach

Long Beach ranks as the third-largest city in Southern California. The city hosts the Grand Prix of Long Beach and an Indy Car race event, plus it has the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame. Located between Los Angeles and Orange counties, it’s a diverse city with beautiful beaches and many sights to see.

Public Transportation

Long Beach Transit provides more than 30 bus routes throughout Long Beach, Signal Hill and Lakewood. There is a bus stop located less than a 15-minute walk from campus. Long Beach is a bicycle-friendly city, and many of our students bike to school.


With the Pacific Ocean and downtown all within a short distance, there is lots to explore in Long Beach!

front shot of the Rancho campus

Rancho Cucamonga, CA | UTI

About Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga is a suburban city situated at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in San Bernardino County. It’s located about 37 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Public Transportation

Public transportation includes the OmniTrans bus system and Rancho Cucamonga Metrolink train station. In addition, a student carpool list is available in Student Services.


Rancho Cucamonga is a great location with many entertainment options like shopping, dining, outdoor/indoor activities, and more!

front shot of the Sacramento campus

Sacramento, CA | UTI

About Sacramento

Sacramento is the capital of California and is located in the Central Valley. The UTI Sacramento campus is about six miles from both Sacramento International Airport and downtown, about 89 miles from San Francisco, about 114 miles from Lake Tahoe and about 148 miles from Santa Cruz.

Public Transportation

Public transportation options in Sacramento include light rail, bus, Uber/Lyft, Amtrak, bikes, and more.


Sacramento is a great location with many entertainment options like shopping, dining, outdoor/indoor activities, sporting events (NBA’s Sacramento Kings), and more!

Front shot of the UTI Orlando campus

Orlando, FL | UTI

About Orlando

Orlando is located in the heart of central Florida, 84 miles northeast of Tampa and 56 miles southwest of Daytona Beach. Known as The City Beautiful, Orlando is home to more than 100 lakes and over a dozen theme parks, including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort.

Public Transportation

Orlando has two main public transportation systems, Lynx bus system and SunRail train system. Many students looking to get around town without a car can explore these options, as well as Uber, Lyft and taxi services. The school also maintains a carpool list.


Known as the theme park capital of the world, there is plenty to do in the sunny state of Florida. From the hustle and bustle of downtown Orlando to its breathtaking shores, it’s no wonder the city attracts more than 60 million visitors every year!

Image of Universal Technical Institute campus in Lisle, Illinois

Lisle, IL | UTI

About Lisle

Lisle is located 25 miles west of downtown Chicago in DuPage County. While Chicago provides access to the resources of a major metropolitan area, Lisle’s charm offers a refreshing alternative to the big city.

Public Transportation

Students who are looking to get around without a car typically bike, walk, use taxis, or try to navigate the Pace Bus Route (limited access). The school also maintains a carpool list, which contains a list of students who are willing to carpool.


Lisle is known for the Morton Arboretum, which encompasses 1,700 acres of woodlands, wetlands, gardens, and innovative exhibits like an interactive garden and the Maze Garden.


Bloomfield, NJ | UTI

About Bloomfield

Bloomfield is located about eight miles northwest of Newark. Find out more by visiting the Bloomfield Township website: www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com

Public Transportation

New Jersey Transit provides public transportation in and around Bloomfield, which includes bus, light rail and train. UTI students can get a 25% discount on NJ Transit monthly passes (if purchased by the 10th of the current month, the pass can be utilized for the entire month following).