Universal Technical Institute-Southern California

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2019 Average Net Price
$22,602
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,075
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
66%
246 Graduates

About

Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California were .

In 2019, 452 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California. 4.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 95.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (301 degrees), 4.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,602.

In 2019, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$22,602
2019 Value
6.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Universal Technical Institute-Southern California had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,602. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Universal Technical Institute-Southern California grew by 6.57%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.45% with respect to 2018, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.8%
2017 Default Rate
598
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California was 13.8%, which represents 598 out of the 4328 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Universal Technical Institute-Southern California has a total enrollment of 1,075 students. The full-time enrollment at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is 1,075 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% Hispanic or Latino, 13.4% White, 8.28% Two or More Races, 4.74% Asian, 3.81% Black or African American, 0.837% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (63.3%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Two or More Races Male (7.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,075 students. The full-time enrollment at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is 1,075 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Universal Technical Institute-Southern California had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    701
  2. White
    144
  3. Two or More Races
    89

The enrolled student population at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is 65.2% Hispanic or Latino, 13.4% White, 8.28% Two or More Races, 4.74% Asian, 3.81% Black or African American, 0.837% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 33 students (3.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 414 fewer women than men received degrees from Universal Technical Institute-Southern California. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is hispanic or latino (301 degrees awarded). There were 4.78 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (452 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Other managers (1,164 people), Welding, soldering, & brazing workers (1,032 people), Automotive service technicians & mechanics (973 people), and Aerospace engineers (477 people).

The most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Mechanical Technologies (452 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Other managers, Aerospace engineers, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, and Automotive service technicians & mechanics

The most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Mechanical Technologies (452 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Construction (1,938 people), Automotive repair & maintenance (1,547 people), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (1,085 people), Air transportation (612 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (595 people).

The most specialized majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Mechanical Technologies (452 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Universal Technical Institute-Southern California.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

433
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
19
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 433 degrees were awarded to men at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California, which is 22.8 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (19).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 266 degrees were awarded to men at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 24.2 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 0.0414 times less than the 266 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 21% of students graduating from Universal Technical Institute-Southern California completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.25% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    301 degrees awarded
  2. White
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is hispanic or latino (301 degrees awarded). There were 4.78 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

2.65% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    289 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California is hispanic or latino male (289 degrees awarded). There were 4.74 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (61 degrees).

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Operations

Universal Technical Institute-Southern California has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Universal Technical Institute-Southern California had a total salary expenditure of $21.8M. Universal Technical Institute-Southern California employs 37 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are Male Instructors (35), Female Instructors(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California are: Business and Financial Operations, with 22 employees, Management, with 9 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Universal Technical Institute-Southern California has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Universal Technical Institute-Southern California stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Universal Technical Institute-Southern California received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.08M
2019 Salaries
0.38%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Universal Technical Institute-Southern California paid a median of $7.08M in salaries, which represents 32.5% of their overall expenditure ($21.8M) and a 0.38% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.91% growth from 2017 and a 6.33% growth from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.74M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2019, Universal Technical Institute-Southern California paid a total of $1.74M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California were Instructor with 37 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California were Business and Financial Operations with 22 employees; Management with 9 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California was Male Instructor with 35 employees, Female Instructor with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Universal Technical Institute-Southern California.

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