A program that prepares individuals for licensure as embalmers and morticians. Includes instruction in pathogenic microbiology, systematic pathology, thanatochemistry, gross anatomy, clinical mortuary science, embalming, restorative art, applicable laws and regulations, and special services such as cremation and preparations required by specific religious communities.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service||122||100%||$10,500|
|2||Carl Sandburg College||25||5%||$4,698|
|3||University of the District of Columbia||16||2%||$6,338|
|4||City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College||8||1%||$5,380|
|5||Wayne County Community College District||4||0%||$4,396|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer 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.