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Most Popular Schools for Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer Major & Degree Program

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.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service 82 100% $11,700
2 Carl Sandburg College 14 3% $5,426
3 City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College 7 0% $5,404
4 University of the District of Columbia 4 1% $7,168

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.