Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

3909 S Buckner Blvd, Dallas
TX, 75227-4314
Tel: (214)388-5466
177 students
Private not-for-profit
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service offers educational opportunities to those interested in funeral service as a career.
School Highlights:
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service serves 177 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is one of 21 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Eastfield College (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 177 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
177 students
1,287 students
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
177 students
832 students
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service sch enrollment Dallas Institute of Funeral Service sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
18%
7%
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
27%
12%
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Black (2006-2012)
% White
55%
66%
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service sch ethnicity Dallas Institute of Funeral Service sta ethnicity
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. 0.59 0.45
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,000 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,000 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $5,940
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,072
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is a non-profit institution dedicated to education and research for the funeral profession. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service offers educational opportunities to those interested in funeral service as a career. The institute provides the theory portion and practical application of funeral service education preparing the student for entry into the profession and for a State and/or National Board examination enabling him/her to begin or continue apprenticeship or internship for licensure. Dr. Carl Barnes, a well-known medical expert, founded this school in 1900 and called it Barnes School of Anatomy, Sanitary Science and Embalming. Professor Hood F. Smith directed the school, under the supervision of Dr. Barnes, until 1908 and then assumed full charge. He was assisted by Professor Will Dwyer. At that time, the name was changed to the Dallas School of Embalming. In 1969, Dallas Institute was invited to establish a similar satellite branch in Atlanta, Georgia. Because there were so many graduates of the Gupton-Jones College when it was in Nashville, the Board of Trustees decided to restore this well-known name to its new branch in Atlanta. The Dallas Institute then resumed its former name, Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, which was later changed to Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. The Dallas Institute of Funeral Services is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Services Education (A.B.F.S.E.). The A.B.F.S.E. in an agency recognized by the United State Office of Education.

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