Universal Technical Institute Schedules Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Jan 06, 2010, 16:05 ET from Universal Technical Institute, Inc.

PHOENIX, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2010 first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, prior to market open. UTI will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (7:00 a.m. Mountain time) on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2010 first quarter financial results and operating performance. The conference call will feature President and Chief Executive Officer Kimberly McWaters and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Eugene Putnam.

To participate in the live call, investors are invited to dial (412) 858-4600 or (800) 860-2442. A live webcast of the call will be available via the Universal Technical Institute investor relations website at http://uti.investorroom.com/. Please go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. The conference call will also be archived for 60 days at http://uti.investorroom.com/.

About Universal Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. is the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians as measured by total average undergraduate enrollment and graduates. We offer undergraduate degree, diploma and certificate programs at 10 campuses across the United States, and manufacturer-specific training programs, both student paid at our campuses and manufacturer or dealer sponsored at dedicated training centers. Through our campus-based school system, we offer specialized post-secondary education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI). We routinely post important information about us on our investor relations web site at http://uti.investorroom.com/.

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All statements contained herein, other than statements of historical fact, could be deemed "forward-looking" statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based upon management's current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties that could cause actual performance and results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect our actual results include, among other things, changes to federal and state educational funding, possible failure or inability to obtain regulatory consents and certifications for new or expanding campuses, potential increased competition, changes in demand for the programs offered by UTI, increased investment in management and capital resources, the effectiveness of our recruiting, advertising and promotional efforts, changes to interest rates and unemployment, general economic conditions and other risks that are described from time to time in our public filings. Further information on these and other potential factors that could affect our financial results or condition may be found in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. We expressly disclaim any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in expectations, any changes in events, conditions or circumstances, or otherwise.

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