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Penn Foster
Universal Technical Institute

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Overview

Total reviews
280
228
Company responses
0
168
Issues resolved
1
0

Penn Foster was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 29, 2008 and since then this brand received 280 reviews. It is 52 reviews more than Universal Technical Institute received since Nov 16, 2009.

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Consumer Ratings

Rank
113 out of 1276 in Education category
12 out of 556 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
100 in category
29 in category
Customer service
88 in category
35 in category
Price Affordability
108 in category
56 in category

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2.2 (55 reviews)
2.2 (71 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...In addition, I am also confidently willing to bet that a minimum of 98% of the users that commented also checked off that they have "read and agree to the Pissed Consumer Terms of Service*", as well. Just a thought. Good day...

Saralyn

...They don't put a dime into quality education. Do your research and go to a non-profit school. What UTI does should be against the law ..

Deziah
Customer service
2.4 (54 reviews)
2 (68 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...No one at customer care can give me straight answer about when this was sent out. I got 3 different answers. Makes me very mad and flustrated with this whole school...

PissedConsumer583295

The sutdent service put down on him paper that he failed the drug test he refused to take ?? Had a meeting with the president and all staff. Student service thug thid kid with no rights to take a test or say he has a drug problem. Get to meeting student services story changing of fly as to what...

PissedConsumer1108381
Price Affordability
2.4 (43 reviews)
1.5 (59 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

When I enrolled in this program, I paid in full for the first semester. I spoke to an admissions adviser, who told me I would get refunded for any transfer credits I received after enrolling. I did get credit for biology in October, and I still have not been refunded. I have been wasting so much...

Delmar

...I was their all I saw was false lies and advertisement I withdrew myself from the program and I want a refund for the uniforms I purchased for a way out of price 215. 00 2 t shirts a work shirt for 215. 00...

Kealii

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Online learning
  • Mobile friendly
  • Inexpensive
  • Instructors
  • Teachers
  • Vet center
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Scamm
  • Refund policy
  • Conduct standards
  • Administrative staff
  • Student services

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

I am a student of Penn Foster, and I enrolled in 2013. I have had an excellent experience and find the courses to be cha...

5

I am at mmi now 2015 and it is GREAT, the people there are verry helpful and professional. They wont to help you...

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

I enrolled in one program on a Monday, called the next day to cancel and to enroll in a different program. The first...

1

the good review was written by a uti EMPLOYEE SNEAKY HUH? THEY WILL DO ANYTHING TO KEEP YOU FROM LEAERNING WHO THEY...

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I saw a sight that had a suitcase like scooter for disabled people. I ordered it and they took my money. But when I got...

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1

Not worth your time, money and sanity.

Read all 174 reviews

Penn Foster and Universal Technical Institute Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Penn Foster Program (74 reviews)
  • Penn Foster Account (18 reviews)
  • Penn Foster Course (12 reviews)
  • Universal Technical Institute Program (60 reviews)
  • Universal Technical Institute Automotive Program (9 reviews)
  • Universal Technical Institute Customer Care (7 reviews)