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2021 Most Popular Online Funeral & Mortuary Science Schools in the Southeast Region

7 Colleges
$31,240 Avg Salary
$12,756 Avg Student Debt

Funeral & Mortuary Science is the #210 most popular major in the country with 1,965 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online Funeral & Mortuary Science Schools in the Southeast Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 7 schools in the Southeast Region to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

Check out the online mortuary science programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the Southeast Region .

Our analysis found Fayetteville Technical Community College to be the most popular school for funeral and mortuary science students who want to pursue an online degree in the Southeast Region . Located in the city of Fayetteville, FTCC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that mortuary science majors at FTCC take out is $10,365. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $108.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Jefferson State Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Funeral & Mortuary Science Schools in the Southeast Region list. Located in the medium-sized city of Birmingham, Jeff State is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#3

John A Gupton College

Nashville, TN

The excellent online programs at John A Gupton College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best funeral and mortuary science schools in the Southeast Region . Located in the city of Nashville, John A Gupton College is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is a great place for funeral and mortuary science students pursuing an online degree. Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Decatur.

The average amount in student loans that mortuary science majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service take out is $16,042. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $166, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL

The excellent online programs at St Petersburg College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best funeral and mortuary science schools in the Southeast Region . Located in the city of Clearwater, SPC is a public school with a very large student population.

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Holmes Community College landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best funeral and mortuary science programs. Holmes Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of Goodman.

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Mountain Empire Community College landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best funeral and mortuary science programs. Located in the distant town of Big Stone Gap, MECC is a public school with a small student population.

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Explore the most popular online funeral and mortuary science schools for a specific state in the Southeast region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 59
Florida 90
Virginia 21
North Carolina 114
Tennessee 52
South Carolina 23
Kentucky 1
Louisiana 19
Alabama 96
Arkansas 46
Mississippi 15

Funeral & Mortuary Science is one of 3 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Cosmetology 103,674
Culinary Arts 26,675
Other Personal & Culinary Services 320

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 7 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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