Client: Universal Technical Institute

Source: The State Journal Register

Bound for college? New report suggests it’s not for everyone

“The study used earnings of auto-diesel students who went to Universal Technical Institute, which has a campus in Lisle, as an example of outcomes for an up-skilled occupation in comparison to earnings for liberal arts students.

The analysis found students who attend an industry-aligned, quality postsecondary technical school may earn more, on average, after 10 years than their peers who attend liberal arts colleges and two-year community colleges.

In Springfield, Nick Stafford, technical recruiter at CIT Trucks on Gatlin Drive, said he struggles to find qualified candidates to fill open positions for diesel technicians, a job that requires a special certification that can be earned at UTI.”

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