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 - 2018 80% 77%
2015 - 2017 78% 80%
2014 - 2016 65% 72%
Most Recent # Takers # Passed
2018 Arts 11 10
2018 Sciences 11 8

Program Information - Salt Lake

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation Rate Did not Finish** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2018 22 11 11 11/11 100% 3 91% 91%
2017 30 16 14 14/14 100% 5 85% 86%
2016 36 17 19 18/19 95% 3 100% 84%

Graduation Rates

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  8 6 19 11 11
# Graduating 5 5 19 11 11
Graduation Rate 63% 84% 100% 100% 100%

Employment Rates

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard   8 4 19 13 22
# Employed at 6 Months After Graduation 7 4 16 11 10
Percentage 88% 100% 84% 85% 91%

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.