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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Saint Louis Community College

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Funeral & Mortuary Science at Saint Louis Community College

What traits are you looking for in a mortuary science school? To help you decide if Saint Louis Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's mortuary science program.

Saint Louis Community College is located in Saint Louis, Missouri and approximately 17,294 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.

Saint Louis Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Mortuary Science (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science

Saint Louis Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Rankings

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Mortuary Science Student Demographics at Saint Louis Community College

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

Saint Louis Community College Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate’s Program

55% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 45% of mortuary science associate's degrees went to men and 55% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in mortuary science only graduates about 37% men each year. The program at Saint Louis Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 8% more women than average.

Saint Louis 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 Saint Louis Community College are white. Around 55% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree. Saint Louis Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in mortuary science graduates 13% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors at Saint Louis Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 MO, the home state for Saint Louis Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MO Average Salary in MO
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 880 $43,170
Embalmers 250 $52,810

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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