The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for a mortuary science degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,583 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

38% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,770 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,798 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

17% below average compared to other degrees

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Average graduate salary
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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular mortuary science schools in the US

There are 20 schools in the US that offer a mortuary science degree. The mortuary science schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, St John's University-New York and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in mortuary science per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
St John's University-New York$40,520
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale$13,932
University of Central Oklahoma$7,100
Point Park University$30,130
Gannon University$30,932
Mount Ida College$35,720
Eastwick College-Hackensack$14,832
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc$null
John A Gupton College$11,070

Top US schools for a mortuary science degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering mortuary science degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Eastwick College-Hackensack41%$14,832
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417
John A Gupton College62%$11,070
Point Park University65%$30,130
St John's University-New York68%$40,520
Mount Ida College75%$35,720
University of Central Oklahoma76%$7,100
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale76%$13,932
Gannon University80%$30,932
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc81%$null

Cheapest US schools for a mortuary science degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a mortuary science degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
American River College$1,104
Cypress College$1,140
Mesa Community College$2,094
Chandler-Gilbert Community College$2,094
Fayetteville Technical Community College$2,528
Columbus Technical College$2,704
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home$2,832
Miami Dade College$2,838
Ogeechee Technical College$2,872
Florida State College at Jacksonville$2,878

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