American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

619 West 54th Street - 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel:
482 students
Private, non-profit
  • AAMI is an urban, not-for-profit, private, single purpose academic institution dedicated to the educational needs of the funeral industry. AAMI provides educational leadership through learning opportunities that anticipate, prepare for and meet the challenges to educate a socially and economically diverse population. AAMI provides opportunities for students, faculty and staff to study, research and observe the culture and customs of the changing dynamics of the funeral profession.
School Highlights
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service serves 482 students (22% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is one of 16 community colleges within New York County, NY.
The nearest community college is Mandl School-The College Of Allied Health (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service (NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, for profit

Student Body

The student population of 482 has grown by 17% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 482 students 1,467 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 104 students 957 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 378 students 378 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Part-Time Students (2007-2014)
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
6%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
19%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
26%
17%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Black (2006-2014)
% White
53%
48%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Unknown races
7%
5%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63 0.70
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,600 is less than the state average of $16,085. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,600 $16,085
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • AAMI is a not-for-profit educational institution that was founded in 1926. It is the only funeral service school within New York City. AAMI has 80 years experience in funeral education and thousands of funeral directors have graduated from the school. AAMI is located in the heart of New York City and draws upon an experienced and diverse faculty and administration to teach our students. The faculty is largely comprised of experienced licensed funeral directors who have achieved further expertise in the field of education. The entire premise is well lighted, ventilated and air-conditioned, providing a cheerful and comfortable atmosphere during all seasons of the year. Physical facilities are readily accessible for the disabled. In addition to the usual classroom facilities for lecture and discussion, there are specially designed laboratories for Restorative Art and Computer Science which enhance the opportunities for students to learn by doing. A range of visual and learning aids are utilized to enhance and facilitate the educational experience in the classroom. These include films, slides, charts and manikins (models), video equipment, and power point presentations. The college is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

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New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New York is Berkeley College-New York. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.