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Universal Technical Institute
Main address: 20410 N. 19th Ave. Suite 200 85027 Phoenix AZ
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  • $250K claimed losses
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  • Jul 29
  • Education
  • Unreliable Establishment
  • 304

I attended UTI in Norwood, MA and I have to say that place was a flat out scam! Where the *** is all the hands on training they boast about? Don't take my word for it. Listen to other reviews, do research and then make your decision. But if you still decide to go to UTI I'm almost positive you'll regret it! Read more

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  • Jul 23
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Tuition Fees
  • 520

I'm a aduate or about to be. When I first came to uti I was hesitant on signing up. After filling n signing forms I was told that most of my tuition was paid for and that I owed under $5k by the time I graduate. Now that Im close to graduating I get a form saying that I now owe $22k I couldn't believe it. Yes u can get a job that might pay ur tuition but its not guaranteed. I wish they... Read more

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  • Jul 15
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Class Retake Fee
  • 327

The school is really beautiful but it seems they spend more focus on the persona of their school & their government paycheck rather than being involved with the best learning styles for their students. The classes are 3 weeks long, I've learned & remembered so little. I withdrew & they made me feel very pressured about my decision & it was a really rough time because they... Read more

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  • Jun 30
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Bad Experience
  • 1
  • 441

Getting a full tour of the Institute by Justin Durham, first off there's the biggest problem. He is nothing more than a promoter of the school. He makes everything seem so perfect, but I beg to differ. He talks so highly about the school, and if you mention that you are considering to attend another school that's not UTI, he gets this look on his face, and actually down talks to school. And he... Read more

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  • Jun 26
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Bedford, Texas
  • Enrollment
  • 4
  • 432

I was informed by UTI that because of my 3 past felonies (all non violent) I cannot even be considered for enrollment for 10 years. So let me get this straight, I served my time, completed my parole, want to better my life and further my education with MY own money, and I can't? I asked The woman on the phone "so I am supposed to start school when I'm 45 years old?" She responded... Read more

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  • Jun 22
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Bad Experience
  • 560

I attended the Mooresville Campus around Fall of 2010 in North Carolina.I remember being overly excited to start that place and being overjoyed to leave my hometown and start a new chapter in my life towards my "Career". First off, i just want to say the housing is complete ***. You pay way too much and they shove your *** in a small apartment with like 5 other guys with 1-2 bathrooms, big... Read more

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Has anyone considered contacting the attorney general's office. My son and six of his classmates.continue to struggle. They will never.work in that.field Add comment

My son graduated in 2011' they misrepresented. What the actual cost of the course was he continues to be in forbearance. He graduated with no hands on experience couldn't get ajob, saddled with huge debt. What can we do to hold this school accountable? Add comment

  • May 24
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Education Process
  • 2
  • 298

I was really thinking about going to UTI but after reading all the negative reviews I have changed my mind. I would guess 80% +/- are all negative so it's just not a few bad comments. I guess I will be looking elsewhere for schooling. Guess I'll be looking at community college now. But at least I have narrowed my search down. I hate scams and this place sounds like a huge one to me. Places like... Read more

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Bad excuse for a school. I get into the collision field after compleating CRRT and found out very quickly I didn't know a *** thing and basically had to relearn the trade. So thank you for the great education and a nice debt . Add comment

 
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