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Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is an Associate's college with 114 students located in Dallas, TX.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 114
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 84% 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
White 47%
Hispanic/Latino 19%
Black or African American 33%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Facilities: on-campus embalming facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Funeral Service and Mortuary Science (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that generally prepares individuals for careers in the funeral service industry and for licensure as funeral service directors or morticians. Includes instruction in the basic elements of mortuary science and the business, counseling, and operational aspects of funeral service.

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.
Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.
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 James M Shoemake
Accredited by American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1




Selectivity Score: 22/100




Regular Decision



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $15,928 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $16,781
$30K-$48K $17,848
$48K-$75K $18,947
$75K-$110K $19,790

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,500, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,500 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,575
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,500 $18,075

Students Receiving Aid

84% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 88% $4,303
Federal Scholarships/Grants 84% $2,430
Institutional Grants 8% $750
Other Federal Grants 4% $750
Other Loans 60% $2,000
Pell Grants 84% $2,394
Student Loans 92% $5,420

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

82% of students graduated on time.

82% of students graduated in six years.

84% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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