American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

619 West 54th Street - 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212)757-1190
430 students
Private not-for-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 430 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is one of 17 community colleges within New York County County, NY.
The nearest community college is Interboro Institute (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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
Total Faculty 9 staff 60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 430 teachers has grown by 145% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
430 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 48:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students
106 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 324 students
1,017 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service sch enrollment American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
% Black
22%
12%
% White
60%
57%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service sch ethnicity American Academy McAllister 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. 0.52 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,498 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,498 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,498 $5,740
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,498 $10,252
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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Did You Know?
For New York private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 0.5, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.