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Universal Technical Institute

General Information About Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute began in 1965 as an auto repair training school in Phoenix, Arizona. Today it operates several institutes across the country. Each institute is approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

Universal Technical Institute offers advanced and elective manufacturer-specific training in all programs. It also offers the world's only automotive technology program officially endorsed by NASCAR.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

To begin the enrollment process, prospective students can fill out a questionnaire on the Universal Technical Institute website. Program availability and admissions standards may vary; students should contact the branch nearest them for campus-specific enrollment information.

Universal Technical Institute Divisions

Automotive, Diesel and Collision

This division offers three programs: automotive technology, diesel technology and collision repair. The first program teaches the diagnostics and repair of foreign and domestic cars. Diesel technology focuses on the repair of diesel engines. Collision repair students learn mechanical and electrical repair, custom painting, welding and frame alignment.


NASCAR Tech operates out of a 146,000-square-foot facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The school prides itself on its state-of-the-art equipment and career-relevant training. Graduates from this program can work with automotive manufacturers, dealers and motor sports companies.

Marine Technical Institute

Students learn the art of watercraft diagnostics and repair. Programs focus on both outboard and inboard motors. This means graduates can work in a shop or on-site at marinas, boat yards and yacht clubs.

Motorcycle Technical Institute

Students in this division learn the skills necessary to become entry-level motorcycle technicians. Classes simulate real-world experience with the use of high-tech equipment and late-model motorcycles. Coursework covers all aspects of motorcycle repair, including engines, suspension, chassis and electrical systems.

Contact Information

  • Address: 20410 N. 19th Avenue, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85027
  • Phone Number: (623) 445-9500

Accreditation Statement

Each UTI school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Accreditation Statement

Not all programs are NATEF accredited. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Specific conditions, criteria and awards vary by state. UTI cannot guarantee employment or salary. Prior to starting or re-enrolling, Tennessee residents attending the Orlando or Houston campus must provide official high school transcripts, GED scores or state-authorized equivalent exam scores. In addition, all students attending the NASCAR Tech campus must provide official high school transcripts, GED scores or state-authorized equivalent exam scores prior to starting or re-enrolling. For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, visit our website at www.uti.edu/disclosure.
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  1. Programs

    • Automotive Technology
    • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology
    • Diesel Technology
    • Marine Technician Specialist
    • Motorcycle Technician Specialist
    • NASCAR Technology
UTI Campus Locations

Universal Technical Institute has the following campuses: