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Universal Technical Institute ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Universal Technical Institute is located in Houston, TX, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 55 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Driver's License, ASE Certification, and EPA Refrigeration Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 6 months to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 1 year. The cost to attend Universal Technical Institute ranges from $8,000 to $55,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $30,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Universal Technical Institute are "Good teachers" and "Hands-on training", but respondents also mentioned "Good career preparation" and "Positive environment" as notable benefits. Universal Technical Institute has been reviewed 72 times, with an average rating of 4.12 out of 5. About 76% of reviewers would recommend Universal Technical Institute to a friend.

School Information

721 Lockhaven Drive Houston, TX 77073
6 months - 2 years
Ford senior technician Degree in Automotive Technology 609 refrigerant handling certification Cummins mid range and heavy duty certificate Universal Certification Collision and Repair Heavy Duty Diesel and Industrial Certificate Diesel Technician HVAC Certification Associates in Auto Diesel and Industrial Technology Steel Structural Technician Refinish Technician Non-Structural Technician Steel Welding (MIG) Diesel Industrial technology ASE Certification Associate in Mechanical Engineering Certificate of Program Completion Ford Fact Certification EPA Refrigeration Certification Collision Repair & Refinish Certification OSHA 10 Brake Inspector Fork lifting Certificate Heavy Duty Diesel Engines Technician Forklift Certification Driver's License Collision and Refinishing Certificate CDL i-Car Certificate EPA Certification ASE Brakes (A5) Certificate ASE L1/G1 Master Technician Certificate ASE A6 - Electrical/Electronic Systems Certificate ASE Heavy Duty Truck Certificate Aerial Lift Certificate Automotive Collision and Repair certificate Ford Credentials Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Certificate Ford Fact Certificate SMAW 1 Sheet Metal Arc Welding PACCAR ENGINE CERTIFICATE Official Vehicle Inspector Certificate TWIC Card I-CAR TWIC Card Certificate Texas State Inspector License EPA Universal Certification 608 609 Certificate Chief Automotive Certificate Collision Repair and Refinishing/w Toyota Automotive/ Diesel and Industrial Technology Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Texas (TX) Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) Contractor License (TACLB)


  • Degree in Automotive Technology: $50,000
  • 609 refrigerant handling certification: $50,000
  • Associates in Auto: $55,000
  • Diesel and Industrial Technology: $55,000
  • Steel Structural Technician: $42,000
  • Refinish Technician: $42,000
  • Non-Structural Technician: $42,000
  • Steel Welding (MIG): $42,000
  • ASE Certification: $30,000
  • Certificate of Program Completion: $30,000
  • Ford Fact Certification: $50,000
  • EPA Refrigeration Certification: $28,000 - $40,000
  • OSHA 10: $40,000
  • Brake Inspector: $18,000
  • Fork lifting Certificate: $20,000
  • Heavy Duty Diesel Engines Technician: $30,000
  • Driver's License: $17,000 - $34,000
  • Collision and Refinishing Certificate: $30
  • CDL: $30,000
  • i-Car Certificate: $25,000
  • EPA Certification: $14,000
  • ASE Brakes (A5) Certificate: $30,000
  • ASE L1/G1 Master Technician Certificate: $32,000
  • ASE Heavy Duty Truck Certificate: $50,000
  • Automotive Collision and Repair certificate: $20,000
  • Ford Credentials: $48,000
  • Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Certificate: $45,000
  • Ford Fact Certificate: $45,000
  • Official Vehicle Inspector Certificate: $20,000
  • TWIC Card: $8,000
  • I-CAR: $25,000
  • Texas State Inspector License: $65,000
  • EPA Universal Certification 608: $25,000
  • 609 Certificate: $25,000
  • Chief Automotive Certificate: $24,000
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing/w Toyota: $35,000
  • Automotive/ Diesel and Industrial Technology: $40,000
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification: $24,000 - $30,000
  • Texas (TX) Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) Contractor License (TACLB): $9,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 53 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 49 reviews
Good career preparation Mentioned in 37 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Good combination of classroom and hands on training. Awesome teachers that take their time to teach you. You are offered tutorial if you need any. I would most definitely recommend this school.



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Great school. Great instructor's. Would recommend to anyone whose looking to advance their career or start a new one. Several programs to choose from.

Driver's License Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Driver's License?

34,104 people answered

“Many employer was looking for a driver.”

Sept. 30, 2019

“Nothing new that I didn't already know”

Sept. 30, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Driver's License?

40,099 people answered

“Have a clean record so the process doesn't get stalled”

Sept. 30, 2019

“It's good to have one to get to your job”

Sept. 30, 2019
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