A program that prepares individuals for professional licensure as funeral directors and as managers of funeral homes, cemeteries, and related services. Includes instruction in the sociology of death and dying, psychology of grief and grief counseling, history of funeral service, funeral direction, business law, funeral service law, funeral home management, accounting and related computer operations, and funeral services marketing and merchandising.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Wayne State University||35||1%||$23,586|
|2||San Antonio College||25||1%||$4,034|
|3||Saint Louis Community College||21||1%||$3,940|
|4||Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc||18||46%||N/A|
|5||Lake Washington Institute of Technology||16||2%||$5,188|
|6||University of Arkansas Community College-Hope||14||3%||$3,922|
|7||Ogeechee Technical College||8||1%||$3,720|
|8||John A Gupton College||6||12%||$25,759|
|9||Pima Medical Institute-Seattle||3||1%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Funeral Direction/Service program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.