Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council of Recognition of Post Secondary Accreditation and the U.S. Office of Education. Commonwealth Institute is also recognized by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards of the U.S., Inc., an organization composed of the various state(s) funeral service licensing agencies.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$13,363

Out of state

$13,363
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
54%
Did not receive aid
46%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 53.0% $1,413
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 54.0% $2,188

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • CULINARY, ENTERTAINMENT, AND PERSONAL SERVICES
    • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals for careers in the funeral service industry and for licensure as funeral service directors or morticians. Includes instruction in the basic elements of mortuary science and the business, counseling, and operational aspects of funeral service. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
71%
Male Students
29%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian57.03%
  2. Black27.34%
  3. Hispanic/Latino14.06%
  4. American Indian/Alaska Native1.17%
  5. Asian0.39%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

433

Undergraduate students

433

Attendance breakdown

Full time
92%
Part time
8%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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