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 American 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
2021 Arts 79% 68% Sciences 64% 57%
2020 Arts 100% 73% Sciences 92% 64%
2019 Arts 71% 72% Sciences 71% 63%

Program Information - Salt Lake

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation Rate Did not Finish** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2021 38 25 13 13/13 93% 10 100% 100%
2020 31 17 14 14/14 93% 4 93% 93%
2019 27 20 7 7/7 100% 6 100% 86%

Graduation Rates

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard 11  19 11 11 7 14 13
# Graduating 19 11 11 7 13 13
Graduation Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 93% 100%

Employment Rates

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
# of Students in Program per ABFSE Standard   19 13 11 7 14 13
# Employed at 6 Months After Graduation 16 11 10 6 13 13
Percentage 84% 85% 91% 86% 93% 100%

The National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org in the Directory of Accredited Programs. 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 126 JHS building, or request by email to David.Hess@slcc.edu, or by telephone, 801-957-6205.