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American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is an Associate's college with 408 students located in New York, NY.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 408
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 25% Full Time / 75% Part Time
Geography 74% In State / 26% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 56% 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 56%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 11%
Ethnicity Unknown 7%
Black or African American 25%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%


  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: libraries
  • Counseling Services: personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration
  • 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 Meg Dunn
Accredited by American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $14,954 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $13,430
$30K-$48K $17,167
$48K-$75K $15,446
$75K-$110K $17,042
$110K+ $17,167

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $14,318, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,318 Same as On-Campus
Fees $180 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,000
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $15,498 $21,498

Students Receiving Aid

81% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 78% $2,307
Federal Scholarships/Grants 56% $2,725
Pell Grants 56% $2,725
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 44% $1,573
Student Loans 78% $2,307

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

22% of students graduated on time.

28% of students graduated in six years.

37% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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