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Commonwealth Institute Of Funeral Service

Overview of Commonwealth Institute Of Funeral Service

The campus of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is in Houston, TX, which is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in funeral and mortuary science.

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Selectivity

Admission at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is selective, not open to all who apply.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 122 students enrolled (176 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
415 Barren Springs Dr
Houston , TX 77090-5918
General Phone: (281) 873-0262
http://www.commonwealth.edu

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Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Funeral and Mortuary Science67funeral and mortuary

Number of programs and degrees for Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year181
Associate's degree491

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Student Body

In 2007-2008, Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service had a total enrollment of 122 students (176 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 29%
Women 71%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 15%
20-21 13%
22-24 18%
25-29 16%
30-34 15%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 7%

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 44 %

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total3838100%38100%
Men1111100%11100%
Women2727100%27100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,420
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,420
Books and supplies $ 100

Financial Aid:
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 355600)

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Degree Programs (2007)

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

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Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Highlights

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What Sets Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Apart:

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% of degrees in funeral and mortuary science
(vs. all colleges)
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Male % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Male % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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