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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Oklahoma
 

    University of Central Oklahoma
    Funeral Service
    100 N. University Drive
    Edmond, OK 73034
    John B. Fritch, Program Chair
    Phone: (405) 974-5001
    Email: jfritch@uco.edu
    Web: www.uco.edu/funeral
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Science; Certificate (2 yr.)
    Distance Education - YES
    Part-time option available - Yes

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - University of Central Oklahoma

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    251

    103

    21

    18/21

    99%

    24

    100%

    100%

    2021

    192

    97

    20

    19/20

    100%

    65

    95%

    95%

    2020

    180

    68

    22

    21/22

    96%

    46

    100%

    100%



    * Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    ** Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)
    *** Left before completing the program; did not finish.


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - University of Central Oklahoma

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

    17

     100%

     69%

     

     2022

    15

     73%

    64%

      2021

    18

     89%

     68%

     

     2021

    20

      85%

     57%

    2020

    19

    79%

    73%

     

    2020

    22

    86%

    64%


    School pass rate is based on 1st time test takers within one year of graduation.
    Contact the program directly for information regarding success of Distance Education graduates.


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Bachelor of Science and Certificate (2 yr.) - Funeral Service

    Initial Accreditation 1964/Last comprehensive review 2022/Next comprehensive review 2029

      Re-accreditation: April 2016 for period of seven (7) years.
      Most recent Accreditation decision:  April 2023 with no stipulations.
      COA acknowledged the level of institutional support for the program, the number of full-time faculty (4) assigned to the program, release time for the program director, the collegial, student-centered culture, excellent library facilities and opportunities for clinical experience.
       


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