UEI College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (216)
I am a student currently enrolled at UEI college San Marcos campus. When i first walked into the door to this school they imediatly were telling me that i should enroll and that if i chose to come to school here i would have 10 years to pay off my loan and that i would graduate with a certification.
As far as the Medical assistant program goes you recieve a diploma. the first few months of school were okay.. or at least i thought they were. around the third month of being enrolled they switched my class time and teacher. apon entering the new class i relized that all of the students in the class even those that had been here for a shorter period of time then me were WAYY AHEAD OF ME. i had no idea how to lable a tube of blood even though i had been drawing blood for 3 months. The faculty has proven to me that they only want my money. When i miscarried with my child during the second month of school they told me that it didnt matter that i was walking around with a dead fetus in my womb i needed to be in class every single day on time. if you get sick and throw up expect a call when your supposed to be in class asking where you are. and expect that when you tell them your sick they say "get your ass in class now." if you miss more than 4 days in a module wether your sick or not it doesnt matter your failed that mod and guess what you have to repeat it. not only that but they wont tell you that you failed the module until the end of the mod so that means you have no choice but to be in school every day even if you failed the mod.
if you have piercings remember you cannot wear them to school and if you just got a new peircing and you cant take out because it will close up too bad take it out. i know this because i was asked to take my piercing out and when i said no i paid 40 dollars for this i was told "40 dollars is dinner hahaha" adn i dont know about you but 40 bucks is gas in my tank for a week or dinner for a week.
ALL IN ALL THE FACULTY AT THIS SCHOOL HAS NO CARE FOR THEIR STUDENTS OR THEIR HEALTH ISSUES THEY SET HIGH STANDERDS AND STRICT RULES FOR NO OTHER PURPOSE THAN TO HAVE YOU FAIL AND STILL HAVE THEM BE PAID YOUR 16,000 DOLLARS. WHICH BY THE WAY IF THEY FAIL YOU YOU DO NOT HAVE 10 YEARS TO PAY IT OFF.
I feel sorry for all the students and staff that went to this school. the leadership at this school was horrible and all about the numbers and profits. they didnt care at all about their staff or students.
last year this school went from 1200 students and now less than 200 because they are not assisting these students. horrible education for 16000 and no life skills to get a decent career. DO NOT GO TO UEI
This school is seriously a joke!
The first day you go in to consider the school they make you sign a bunch of papers that they don't even give you time to read. They sit you down smile, ask if you'd like some water then feed you a bunch of crap basically. you only have a week to tryout the school and after that you're stuck there because you will have to pay the debt weather you finish your classes or not. I was taking the criminal justice program at uei and can honestly say I have learned A LOT more these past 2 months at the community college I am going to now than I learned at UEI in 9 Months! The teacher I had was nice but I am not in debt 15,000 dollars for having a nice instructor.. we were in class for 4 hours and the 1st hour was all just people reading current events. the last 3 hours everyone was basically just talking in class about what they did yesterday or over the weekend because the instructor would Literally go outside and talk on the phone for like 2 hours or sit at his computer.. we really just watched videos. we NEVER and I repeat NEVER read out of the book or actually learned anything or reviewed anything that was in the book. The advertisements they have on t.v are Totally FALSE.
After you're done and graduate the only jobs they offer you are security jobs which is not worth a "$15,000 education" And all the jobs they you interviews for are found off of craigslist and monster.com.,
This school is so not worth $15,000 it's not even worth 50 bucks a month. It's just a waste of time and a way to take your money. All they do is take advantage of people who are really looking for a career then putting them in debt for 10 years or longer. I graduated back in april and I haven't received ANY phone calls about interviews or job opportunities. All I have is a diploma that's good for nothing and none of the credits are transferable at junior colleges. They told me I would be paying 54 dollars a month starting 6 months after I graduated for my loan and that it would be about a 3 percent interest for 10 years which was a lie.
I just received a letter saying my payments are $108 a month with an interest rate of 8 percent that can go up to 12 percent. The counselors and career service people are constantly changing because they fire and hire new ones every month. Career service people are rude, they get mad when you confront them about only offering you security jobs and say "you have to start somewhere". Seriously my ex boyfriend works security and all he paid was 100 bucks for a 2 hour course online.
As I said the advertisements on T.V are FAKE. and misleading .. all the jobs the people on their "supposedly" obtain are not true. If you are planning on going there for C.J the only job they will get you is a security job or no job.
I feel like I have signed my life away because I still have no job in this feild I work part time in retail as a cashier and have other payments I have to make that with this debt included are Impossible to make with a part time job!
My advice to you if you are considering this school is DON'T DO IT! Don't Sign the papers or take the water! Throw it back at their face and Run the other way. I promise you, You will regret going to UEI I regret it and it angers me how They could take advantage of people like this. They should be put under federal investigation for ripping people off.
DON'T DO IT! DON'T DO IT! DON'T DO IT!
Honestly if taking care of students, are doing their jobs paid the bills for UEI, believe me their lights would always be off. They clearly dont know what the word accomadate means, andtreat every student as though they have just been released from prison, like everyone is beneath them. I wouldnt recommend someone become a janitor for these people, let alone be taught by them. From rude teachers, to overly rude staff, i learned the hard way about losing money. Im already in debit, and all i can show from the school is a diploma.
They lack in everything their school promise has to offer. Id think twice about attending any UEI,its honestly not worth your money. I wish someone wouldve told me that 8 mothns ago.
This school is the most fake school ever! They don't care about you! They only care about your money. The people saying look at yourself, and all that... I was an honor roll student, got perfect attendance and had a 4.0 every month!
I've been graduated for months and months and they still have yet to call me once about job help! You can call and call they will never call you back, they won't care about you, they will let you down and it'll not even phase them! All the good reviews were probably employees doing good for the business... I AM WARNING EVERYONE! DON'T SIGN UP! THEY GIVE FALSE HOPE! THEY SAY IF YOU DO GOOD YOU'LL SUCCEED!! THEY LIE!!!!!!!!
And when you try to speak your mind and complain, they cut you off and never listen. I'm thankful to of had a great teacher who cares, and indeed I have learned a lot. But it's a shame when you learn so much but can't put it to use anywhere! So please, take in my advice. Don't think you're going to prove all the rejection and disappointment wrong. That's what I thought to at first, but in the end... you'll end up like me.
I went to this school in 2008. I got suckered in because i was desperate to do something with my life and my counselor GUARANTEED me a job once i graduated. I loved my teacher Mrs.V she was very hands on and i learned alot from her. But once i graduated all they would do is submit my resume to posts on craigslist and monster.com, i didnt have to pay $13,000 in tuition for that, i could have done it myself. They NEVER even tried to help me get a job. All they did was submit and say they would call me, they never called. 4 years later i am stuck with a pile of student loans and i have never worked in the field aside from my extern after graduation. If i had 1 wish in the whole world, it would be to never have gone to UEI. I paid all that money for a graduation paper and a now expired cpr card. NOT WORTH IT. I dont ever review things but i feel like if i can save someone from making the mistake i did going here, i might as well. STAY AWAY! you are better off going to a community college.
I HAD A GREAT EXPERIENCE AT UEI ANAHEIM, THE STAFF WAS HELPFUL AND CARING AND I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL FOR EVERYONE.I AM WORKING AS A DENTAL ASSISTANT AND COULD NOT BE HAPPIER.SORRY IF YOU HAD A BAD EXPERIENCE BUT MAYBE YOU SHOULD LOOK AT YOURSELF!!!!
For 8 months of school I recieved a great education and now I am working in my field CST could not be happier Thank you UEI for everything you did for me...
In the first month it was good, then new instructor after another one acted like it was real college and we learned a lot after that nothing i don't have the skills to test into any agency and yes i asked for help but the truth is your on your own and i got a job on my own they then took credit for at graduation and i was convivially laid off 1 month after graduation.
For about 4 mods out of 9 the class was given a's they did not earn and attendance the weren't there for.I started at university of Phoenix and was told uei cj is not college corses wish i knew that before owing 15,000$. and now iam a freshmen and have to start from point A. thanks uei and thanks for not calling to help with any job sense graduated 5 months ago.
Just lies since the beginning. They claim to help you look for a job but what do they do they just drop you like nothing. I remember when they called saying they will " set up an interview and they will call back with the info" psh what information they never even decided to call back. Shoot I received my license probably two- three week after I finished my extern.
It's obvious they only care about the Money and they never cared about the students bc the teachers are always giving the best to those students that kiss up to the teachers and that's what the teachers want as well. I believe that we should all get together and send to court to return our Money and to shut down all those useless school.