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

Complaints regarding accreditation of this program should be addressed to the Americam Board of Funeral Service Education.

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

Single Year School Pass Rate National Pass Rate Single Year School Pass Rate National Pass Rate
2020 Arts 100% 73% Sciences 92% 64%
2019 Arts 71% 72% Sciences 71% 63%
2018 Arts 91% 77% Sciences 73% 71%

Program Information - Salt Lake

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation Rate Did not Finish** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2020 31 17 14 14/14 93% 4 93% 93%
2019 27 20 7 7/7 100% 6 100% 86%
2018 22 11 11 11/11 100% 3 91% 91%

Graduation Rates

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  6 19 11 11 7 14
# Graduating 5 19 11 11 7 13
Graduation Rate 84% 100% 100% 100% 100% 93%

Employment Rates

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard   4 19 13 11 7 14
# Employed at 6 Months After Graduation 4 16 11 10 6 13
Percentage 100% 84% 85% 91% 86% 93%

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.