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123 Mortuary Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Funeral & Mortuary Science major is the 174th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors in Pennsylvania

Mortuary Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 102
Bachelor’s Degree 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a mortuary science major is more popular with women than with men.

Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of mortuary science majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.8%
  • White: 93.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.6%
Funeral & Mortuary Science Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Funeral & Mortuary Science Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 1,950 people in the state and 38,210 people in the nation working in mortuary science jobs.

Funeral & Mortuary Science Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Funeral & Mortuary Science Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a mortuary science grad in the state is $50,330, compared to a typical salary of $57,620 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer mortuary science degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
205 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,800 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,100 after graduation. 16% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Point Park University

Pittsburgh
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
3,929 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 7.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,444 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $21,526.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,920 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,855. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

Funeral & Mortuary Science Careers in PA

Some of the careers mortuary science majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 3% $42,860
Funeral Service Managers 2% $88,400

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to mortuary science.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Cosmetology 3,065
Culinary Arts 559

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