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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Arapahoe Community College

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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Arapahoe Community College

If you are interested in studying funeral and mortuary science, you may want to check out the program at Arapahoe Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Arapahoe Community College is located in Littleton, Colorado and approximately 12,759 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Funeral & Mortuary Science section at the bottom of this page.

Arapahoe Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science

Arapahoe Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Rankings

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Mortuary Science Student Demographics at Arapahoe Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the mortuary science majors at Arapahoe Community College.

Arapahoe Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate’s Program

79% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 21% of mortuary science associate's degrees went to men and 79% went to women.

Arapahoe Community College Gender Breakdown of Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in mortuary science at Arapahoe Community College are white. Around 82% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Arapahoe Community College with a associate's in mortuary science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors at Arapahoe Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Mortuary Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in mortuary science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CO, the home state for Arapahoe Community College.

Occupation Jobs in CO Average Salary in CO
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 280 $53,190
Funeral Service Managers 60 $77,350

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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