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Mid-America College of Funeral Service

Mid-America College of Funeral Service is college with 63 students located in Jeffersonville, IN.

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Mid-America College of Funeral Service is located at 3111 Hamburg Pike in Jeffersonville, Indiana, the northeast sector of the greater Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area, including Jefferson County, Kentucky and Clark and Floyd Counties of Southern Indiana. Within a few minutes of the College are new residential developments, numerous churches, shopping centers, apartments, restaurants, golf courses and excellent water sports recreational facilities. Southern Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area offers a unique living and educational experience for all students who attend Mid-America College.

Louisville and Southern Indiana has come to be recognized as the largest industrial hub of the region and a center for culture, recreation, and sports activities. Numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Louisville and Indiana University-Southeast, provide many community-based educational programs, as well as additional opportunities for higher learning for the enterprising student. In addition, several hundred churches of all denominations serve the metropolitan community.

Well known for the Kentucky Derby and Derby Festival Week, Southern Indiana and Louisville is also recognized for its many cultural opportunities available to the student and his or her family, including the Louisville Orchestra, the Kentucky Center for the Fine Arts, the Old Louisville historical district, Actors Theater, the Zoological Gardens, and the Planetarium located on the campus of the University of Louisville. A modern skyline, accompanied by new construction and renovation of the downtown business and historical district, provides even the casual observer evidence of progressive and innovative growth.

When combined with the areas excellent recreational facilities and opportunities, such as sport and recreational boating on the Ohio River, excellent fishing at many area lakes, the well maintained Metropolitan Parks System with its meticulous golf courses, picnic areas, and tennis courts as well as snow skiing during the winter months at nearby Paoli, Indiana, the student attending Mid-America College of Funeral Service will find a learning atmosphere and living environment which will greatly enrich his or her formal funeral service educational experience.

Mid-America College of Funeral Service is regulated by: The Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education 302 West Washington Street, Room E201 Indianapolis, IN 46204-2767 Toll Free Number (Indiana Residents Only) 1-800-227-5695 or (317) 232-1320

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 63
Gender 54% Male / 46% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 65% 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 87%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: employment services for undergraduates personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Funeral Service and Mortuary Science (78%), Funeral Service and Mortuary Science (21%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

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.
Embalmers
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.

Associates

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.
Embalmers
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 John R Braboy
President James Shoemake
Accredited by American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $12,868 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $6,357
$30K-$48K $6,753
$48K-$75K $12,303
$110K+ $12,303

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
Fees $50 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,531
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,550 $20,081

Students Receiving Aid

65% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 77% $7,945
Federal Scholarships/Grants 65% $5,550
Pell Grants 65% $5,550
Student Loans 77% $7,945

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

80% of students graduated in six years.

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