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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc is an Associate's college with 232 students located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 232
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 52% Full Time / 48% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 57% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 88%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor alcohol/substance abuse counseling
  • Facilities: preparation center, specialized library
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Funeral Direction/Service (56%), Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, Other (43%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals for professional licensure as funeral directors and as managers of funeral homes, cemeteries, and related services. Includes instruction in the sociology of death and dying, psychology of grief and grief counseling, history of funeral service, funeral direction, business law, funeral service law, funeral home management, accounting and related computer operations, and funeral services marketing and merchandising.

Job Opportunities:

Funeral Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

Any instructional program in funeral service and mortuary science not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Funeral Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

Administration & Faculty

President & CEO Eugene C. Ogrodnik
President & CEO Eugene C. Ogrodnik
Accredited by American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 45/100
45
Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 76.2% accepted of 130 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Application Essay

Important: Academic GPA, Recommendations

Also Considered: Character Personal Qualities, Level Of Applicants Interest, Talent Ability

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

30% of students graduated on time.

70% of students graduated in six years.

73% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#23 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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