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ABFSE Directory of Programs - New Jersey
 

    Eastwick College
    Funeral Service Program

    250 Moore Street
    Hackensack, NJ  07601
    Daniel Simone, Funeral Service Program Director
    Phone:  (201) 494-5062
    FAX:  (201) 488-1007
    Email: dsimone@eastwick.edu 
    Web Site:  https://eastwick.edu/program/funeral-service
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate in Applied Science
    Distance Education - NO

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    49

    28

    13

    12/13

    81%

    21

    77%

    54%

    2016

    54

    36

    17

    17/17

    65%

    26

    100%

    94%

    2015

    76

    44

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -



    Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    **  Left before completing the program; did not finish.


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2015 - 2017

    40%

    40%

    2014 - 2016

    0

    0

    2013 - 2015

    n/a

    n/a

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    4

    2

    2017 Sciences

    4

    2


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate in Applied Science - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 2015/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2019

    Re-accreditation decision deferred until April 2019 COA meeting pending outcome of Probation status review for failure to comply with Standard 11.4.1 (3-year average pass rate on the national licensing examination less than 60%)

    Most recent Accreditation decision:  Probation - April 2018

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    Mercer County Community College
    Funeral Service Curriculum

    1200 Old Trenton Road
    Trenton, NJ 08550
    Michael T. Daley, Director of Funeral Service Programs
    Phone: (609) 570-3472
    FAX: (609) 570-3878
    Email: daleym@mccc.edu
    Web Site: www.mccc.edu/funeral
    Accredited Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science & Certificate (3rd year)
    Distance Education - Hybrid courses

     PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation rate

    Did not finish**

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2017

    121

    48

    37

    35/37

    82%

    5

    100%

    100%

    2016

    113

    55

    26

    24/26

    79%

    2

    100%

    100%

    2015

    104

    40

    39

    39/39

    92%

    3

    100%

    100%



    Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    **  Left before completing the program; did not finish.


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS

    3 year Average

    # Pass Arts

    % Pass Sciences

    2015 - 2017

    76%

    73%

    2014 - 2016

    75%

    70%

    2013 - 2015

    75%

    75%

    Most recent

    # Takers

    # Passed

    2017 Arts

    34

    29

    2017 Sciences

    30

    25


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science & Certificate (3rd year) - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1976/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

    Re-accreditation: October 2018 for period of 7 years with one stipulation

    Most recent Accreditation decision: October 2018, submit updated assessment plan tied to new ABFSE Learning Outcomes by September 1, 2019
     

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