The Mortuary Science curriculum at FINE Mortuary College is comprised of a single-purpose program focusing on all aspects of funeral service. A rigorous two-year program that includes the science, psychology, and business requirements of the funeral service profession.
The program provides academic and real-world experiences for tomorrow’s funeral service professionals. Upon graduation of our program, students will earn an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Funeral Service.
The program is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097 (816) 233-3747. Web: (www.abfse.org)
The Simple Application Process
Apply to FMC’s renowned degree program in a few simple steps. Please provide:
- FINE Mortuary College Application for Enrollment – Parts I & II
- Application Fee
- An official high school transcript or official GED transcript
- All official college transcripts if applicable
- Enrollment Agreement
- Enrollment Fee
- Background Check
- Reading/Writing Comprehension Accuplacer
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FMC reserves the right to make exceptions to its admissions requirements on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions may be made based upon such factors as an applicant interview or previous academic records. FMC reserves the right to request additional information to determine admissions eligibility for any prospective applicants.
FMC students must demonstrate a basic knowledge of skills in reading and writing. Upon acceptance to FMC, the prospective student must take a Reading/Writing Comprehension Accuplacer.
FMC has an ethical obligation to enroll students who can benefit from training as measured by employability. Additionally, our institution is committed to ensuring the safe learning environment for all students. FINE Mortuary College reserves the right to deny admission, revoke admission, limit enrollment and/or restrict activities of a student.
In order to provide a safe and stable learning community for all students’ FMC reserves the right to deny or revoke acceptance or enrollment of any incoming or current student based on that student’s criminal conviction.
A criminal conviction includes any instance where a person has pleaded guilty or no contest to or was found to be guilty by a judge or jury of charges of a crime other than minor traffic offenses. Criminal convictions include juvenile offenses or any conviction that the student is currently appealing while undergoing the admissions process. An applicant or student who discloses a criminal conviction may remain eligible for admission at the discretion of the Admissions Office. FMC reserves the right to verify or amplify the student’s disclosure and to share the information for legitimate purposes.
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Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition & Fees
|Tuition||Per Credit||Total Credits|
|Academic Courses, Per Credit Hour||$760||60 credits|
|Cost for Clinical Cooperative I||$555||5 credits of clinical work|
|Cost for Clinical Cooperative II||$555||5 credits of clinical work|
|Books & Supplies||Amount||Description|
|Books Loan Fee||$150||One-time fee charged at start of program-books are loaned at the start of every term|
|Application Fee||$100||One-time fee|
|Enrollment Fee||$200||Non-Refundable, due at signing of Enrollment Agreement|
|Background Check Fee||$75||Paid to third party provider|
|MorTraqr||$100||Annual – third party fee|
|Additional Expenses the Student May Incur While Attending FMC||Amount||Description|
|Audit Course Fee||$800||Per course|
|Lost Book Administrative Fee||$25||Per book (Plus cost of textbook published price)|
|Late Payment Fee||$50||Accessed every 7 days a payment is late, for a maximum of $400|
|Challenge Exam||$200||Per course|
|Non-Sufficient Funds/Returned Check||$35||Per instance|
|Transcript Request||$15||Per instance (processed within 7-10 business days)|
|Transcript Request - Expedited||$25||Per instance (processed within 2-4 business days)|
|Graduation Fee||$100||One-time fee, charged at graduation|
Note: All distance education students will be required to attend a 1-week on campus intensive during Clinical II. This will include the completion of a certified embalming and a Restorative Art project. This stay will be an additional expense not included in tuition and the responsibility of the student.
Financial aid refers to a variety of financial aid sources available to help you pay for college. It is money in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study, loans, or a benefit from completing community service or military service, institutional tuition payment plans, all to help students pay for education. At Fine Mortuary College, we participate in the following assistance programs. FAFSA
The Federal Pell Grant is a federally funded program designed to help undergraduate students with low-income households. All students applying for financial assistance at FINE Mortuary must apply for a federal Pell Grant. Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant is based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and satisfactory academic progress. Applications and additional information are available in the Enrollment Office at FMC.
The exact amount of the Federal Pell Grant award will depend upon the expected family contribution (EFC) as listed on the Student Aid Report, the Cost of Attendance (COA) and the number of hours for which the student enrolls. FAFSA
The Federal SEOG program provides assistance for eligible undergraduate students who show greatest financial need, are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and are making satisfactory progress toward their educational goal. The actual amount of the grant will vary depending on the availability of funds at FMC, the student’s family financial situation, other financial aid the student is receiving and the number of hours for which the student enrolls. FAFSA
Fine Mortuary College participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. This loan program allows students and the parents of dependent students to borrow funds directly from the federal government to help meet the financial costs of a college education. For more information and a request form, download and print this document. FAFSA
FINE Mortuary College is pleased to announce that we have a scholarship opportunity, the Kathryn Cantillon-White Memorial Scholarship. Kathryn graduated from FINE Mortuary College in 2011 and passed away in 2015 due to pregnancy complications. Please find the full scholarship details and application here. Please find her family funeral home information here.
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How Do I Apply for Aid? Where Do I Start?
The FSA ID serves as your digital signature for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and login information for Federal Student Aid websites. Students can apply for an FSA ID anytime and it is recommended to have one before completing the FAFSA. If you are a dependent student, your parent will also need to create an FSA ID. Use School Code 033164
The Federal Government requires you to complete entrance counseling to ensure that you understand the responsibilities and obligations you are assuming. The goal of entrance counseling is to help you understand what it means to take out a federal student loan. During entrance counseling, you will learn about the following:
- What a Direct Loan is and how the loan process works
- Managing your education expenses
- Other financial resources to consider helping pay for your education
- Your rights and responsibilities as a borrower
- If this is your first time accepting a federal student loan, you are acknowledging that you understand your responsibility to repay your loan.
- If you have existing federal student loans, you are acknowledging that you understand how much you owe and how much more you can borrow.