PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Universal Technical Institute
Virginia College

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Overview

Total reviews
228
128
Company responses
168
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Issues resolved
0
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Universal Technical Institute was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Nov 16, 2009 and since then this brand received 228 reviews. It is 100 reviews more than Virginia College received since Mar 15, 2008.

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Consumer Ratings

Rank
12 out of 624 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
53 out of 624 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
29 in category
47 in category
Customer service
35 in category
39 in category
Price Affordability
56 in category
64 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Universal Technical Institute ranks 41 points higher in the Universities, Colleges and Schools category than Virginia College. People gave Universal Technical Institute 2.2 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Universities, Colleges and Schools category and it is 114 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Virginia College was rated 1.6 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 96 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that Universal Technical Institute has a higher rating than Virginia College. Regarding Price Affordability criterion, consumers gave Universal Technical Institute 1.5 stars and it is 61% greater than other in category. Virginia College however was rated 1.3 stars and it is 55% greater than other in category.

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2.2 (71 reviews)
1.6 (36 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Uti helps you find jobs within manufacturers who offer benefits and tuition reimbursements. 1 week out of school i was building engines at CAT. it didn't work out but because of the knowledge and experience gained i was quickly offered a job the same day i left CAT. I made 65k my first year out of...

Rochelle B

I wanted a satisfactory closure done, which is the service I paid for! After reaching the point of crying and explaining my position, she finally told me to come back at 6:15 pm the same evening to have another student fix it! She made it look better than the original person who tighten it but it's...

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Customer service
2 (68 reviews)
1.7 (41 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I'm not a pissed customer. Couldn't ask for a better school for my son. You can't be lazy and not study and then blame it on the instructors...

Octavio

Was promised alot if things I dedicated over 2 years at the careeer service with no help from the Career Service Reps. And when they did help they told me to put in for jobs that they had already told plenty of other medical assistants to put in. I would always hear Ms Montgomery on the phone...

Adriane
Price Affordability
1.5 (59 reviews)
1.3 (31 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...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

...The tuition is at a different price every mod and nobody can explain why. This entire school is total rip off and I'm glad I made the decision to leave..

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Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Instructors
  • Teachers
  • Vet center
  • Getting away from that school
  • Some of the classmates
  • Instructors
Cons
  • Conduct standards
  • Administrative staff
  • Student services
  • Im stuck there
  • Some of the staff and professors
  • Some the instructors and classmates

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

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

5

I had a wonderful experience at VC. I graduated with triple honors, and was hired at my extern site before completion...

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

1

My son attended in 2003 for 2 years. We , his parents, have spent over $52,000.00. They are currently garnishing his...

Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

Not worth your time, money and sanity.

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Phone line busy every time I redial.

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Universal Technical Institute and Virginia College Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Universal Technical Institute Program (60 reviews)
  • Universal Technical Institute Automotive Program (9 reviews)
  • Universal Technical Institute Customer Care (7 reviews)
  • Virginia College Program (22 reviews)
  • Virginia College Customer Care (7 reviews)
  • Virginia College Medical Assistant Program (6 reviews)