Accreditation

The Mortuary Science degree program at the University of Minnesota is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 08097 (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - PROGRAM OF MORTUARY SCIENCE
MMC 740, 420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
Michael P. LuBrant, Ph.D., Program Director
Phone: (612) 624-6464
Email: mpl@umn.edu
FAX: (612) 626-4163
Web: www.mortuaryscience.umn.edu
Accredited Degree Offered: Bachelor of Science
Distance Education - NO
 

National Board Examination (NBE) pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org. To request a printed copy of this program's rates, go to Program of Mortuary Science, A275-3 Mayo Memorial Building, 420 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 or by e-mail at mortsci@umn.edu, or by telephone (612) 624-6464.

For more information please visit the University of Minnesota Undergraduate Catalog.

Program Information - University of Minnesota

Year 

Total Enrolled

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad*

Graduation Rate

Did Not Finish**

Overall % Employed

Employed In FS

2018

65

21

17

17/17

100%

1

100%

100%

2017

80

29

32

32/32

85%

2

97%

97%

2016

83

30

29

29/29

97%

0

93%

93%

*Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.
**Left before completing the program; did not finish.

National Board Statistics - University of Minnesota

3 year Average

% Pass Arts

% Pass Sciences

2016 - 2018

85%

86%

2015 - 2017

78%

87%

2014 - 2016

81%

87%

Most recent 

# Takers

# Passed

2018 Arts

20

18

2018 Sciences

22

18


Accreditation

Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Bachelor of Science - Mortuary Science 
Initial Accreditation 1952/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025
Re-accreditation: April 2019 for period of 7 years 
Most recent Accreditation decision: April 2019 re-accreditation with no stipulations and commendations for strength of program leadership, extensive evaluation and assessment efforts and student participation in program governance.