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
2017-2019 91% 84%
2016-2018 80% 77%
2015-2017 78% 80%
Most Recent # Takers # Passed
2019 Arts 7 5
2019 Sciences 7 5

Program Information - Salt Lake

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation Rate Did not Finish** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2019 27 20 7 7/7 100% 6 100% 86%
2018 22 11 11 11/11 100% 3 91% 91%
2017 30 16 14 14/14 100% 5 85% 86%

Graduation Rates

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  6 19 11 11 7
# Graduating 5 19 11 11 7
Graduation Rate 84% 100% 100% 100% 100%

Employment Rates

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard   4 19 13 11 7
# Employed at 6 Months After Graduation 4 16 11 10 6
Percentage 100% 84% 85% 91% 86%

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.