American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

619 West 54th Street - 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212)757-1190
436 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 436 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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, NY.
The nearest community college is Interboro Institute (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
American Academy McAllister 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 436 teachers has grown by 149% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
436 students
1,303 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
145 students
834 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 291 students
1,040 students
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Part-Time Students (2007-2012)
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service sch enrollment American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
17%
7%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
13%
11%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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 0.44
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,600 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,600 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,600 $5,890
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,600 $10,047
American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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