General Information About Mid-America College of Funeral Service
The mission of Mid-America College of Funeral Service is to provide a contemporary education for those having chosen funeral service as their life's work that will enable the student to become a successful entry-level funeral service practitioner by: inspiring in each student a desire to achieve proficiency and efficiency in the practical skills of embalming and restorative art, and preparing each student to become an effective funeral home manager or owner with acquired management skills firmly conceived in proven, successful business fundamentals, principles and practices, and promoting within each student a better understanding of the complexities and dynamics of grief, the ability to better anticipate the needs of those bereaved, and to more fully appreciate the role and central value of the funeral service practitioner as a caregiver in the community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Credit for life experiences.
- The acceptance of transfer credits are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 74 Percent Admitted 86% Men Admitted 84% Women Admitted 92% Full Time Retention Rate 67%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 133 Native American 0.0 Asian 0.0 African American 11.0 Hispanic 0.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 124 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0