Accreditation

The Mortuary Science degree program at Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org

Salt Lake Community College Accreditation

Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For additional information, please visit http://www.slcc.edu/accreditation/.

National Board Exam Passage Rates

The annual passage rate of first-time takers on the National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent three-year period for SLCC and all ABFSE accredited funeral service education programs are posted on the ABFSE web site (www.abfse.org).

National Board Statistics - Salt Lake

3-year Average % Pass Arts % Pass Sciences
2016 - 2014 65% 72%
2015 - 2013 86% 90%
2014 - 2012 86% 93%
Most Recent # Takers # Passed
2017 Arts 15 15
2017 Sciences 14 14

Program Information - Salt Lake

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation Rate Did not Finish** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2016 36 17 19 18/19 95% 3 100% 84%
2015 24 25 5 5/5 84% 6 100% 100%
2014 17 9 8 6/8 63% 4 100% 88%

Graduation Rates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  8 8 6 19 11
# Graduating 8 5 5 19 11
Graduation Rate 100% 63% 84% 100% 100%

Employment Rates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  8 8 4 19 13
# Employed at 6 Months After Graduation 8 7 4 16 11
Percentage 100% 88% 100% 84% 85%

The National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org. To request a printed copy of the program's rates, go to SLCC Jordan Campus, 3491 West Wights Fort Road, West Jordan, UT 84088. The Mortuary Science Office is located in room 143G JHS building, or request by email to David.Hess@slcc.edu, or by telephone, 801-957-6205.