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Most Popular Schools for Funeral Direction/Service Major & Degree Program

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.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc 64 56% N/A
2 Wayne State University 23 0% $27,157
3 Mid-America College of Funeral Service 21 38% $11,900
4 Arkansas State University-Mountain Home 18 3% $4,456
5 Lake Washington Institute of Technology 17 1% $5,259
6 Milwaukee Area Technical College 14 0% $7,039
7 University of Arkansas Community College-Hope 11 2% $3,959
8 John A Gupton College 9 28% $22,958
9 Saint Louis Community College 1 0% $4,315

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.