I am grateful that our campus has been recognized with this designation. Our faculty and staff are honored to support U.S. military veterans in their pursuit of their career education and employment goals. We are thankful for their service to our country, and we are thankful to all veterans who allow us to serve them in return as their career school of choice,” commented Jesus Miranda, UTI-DFW campus president.
DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 22, 2023) – The Universal Technical Institute-Dallas/Fort Worth campus has been named a Military Friendly® School for the 2022-2023 academic year. Military Friendly® is an organization that is committed to creating better outcomes for veterans by providing positive reinforcement for American organizations that invest in programs that improve the lives of veterans.
Universal Technical Institute and other organizations earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard.
Located at 5151 Regent Blvd. in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburb of Irving, the UTI-DFW campus has been educating and preparing students of all ages and all stages of their life and career for more than 12 years. The UTI-DFW campus encompasses more than 60,000 square feet of training space and includes 28 classrooms and specialty labs. Core programs include automotive, diesel, and welding technology, as well as the Peterbilt Motors Company Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training program. UTI offers a Salute to Service Grant, which provides military veterans a 10 percent tuition reduction.  Military veterans can attend UTI at little or no cost to them by accessing Post 911 GI benefits. UTI offers military-only campus orientations, which provide veterans one-on-one assistance from an admissions representative to help them navigate the complexities of military benefits.
Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by Viqtory with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution’s survey scores with the assessment of the institution’s ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer), and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.
“I am grateful that our campus has been recognized with this designation. Our faculty and staff are honored to support U.S. military veterans in their pursuit of their career education and employment goals. We are thankful for their service to our country, and we are thankful to all veterans who allow us to serve them in return as their career school of choice,” commented Jesus Miranda, UTI-DFW campus president.
For more information about Universal Technical Institute's Military and Veterans Programs and ways to access Post 911 GI benefits, please visit https://www.uti.edu/support-services/military-veteran-services.
Please visit www.militaryfriendly.com for a complete list of Military Friendly® schools and employers.
About Military Friendly® Schools:
The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria, and weighting were developed with an independent research firm's assistance and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all postsecondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.
Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.viqtory.com.
About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.:
Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) (the “Company”) was founded in 1965 and is a leading workforce solutions provider of transportation, skilled trades and healthcare education programs, whose mission is to serve students, partners, and communities by providing quality education and support services for in-demand careers across a number of highly-skilled fields. The Company is comprised of two divisions: Universal Technical Institute (“UTI”) and Concorde Career Colleges (“Concorde”). UTI operates 16 campuses located in 9 states and offers a wide range of transportation and skilled trades technical training programs under brands such as UTI, MIAT College of Technology, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute. Concorde operates across 17 campuses in 8 states, offering programs in the Allied Health, Dental, Nursing, Patient Care and Diagnostic fields. For more information, visit www.uti.edu or www.concorde.edu, or visit us on LinkedIn at @UniversalTechnicalInstitute and @Concorde Career Colleges or on Twitter @news_UTI or @ConcordeCareer.
 Salute to Service Grant is available to all eligible veterans at all UTI campus locations.