American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

  • 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 449 students (15% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is one of 14 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service is Mandl School-The College Of Allied Health (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

    American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service(NY) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service has grown by 16% over five years.
    • The American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
    Total Enrollment449 students1,701 students
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    # Full-Time Students66 students1,163 students
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    # Part-Time Students383 students538 students
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    % American Indian/Alaskan
    1%
    -
    % Asian
    1%
    6%
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    % Hispanic
    11%
    19%
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    % Black
    28%
    17%
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    % White
    53%
    49%
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    % Hawaiian
    1%
    -
    % Unknown races
    5%
    4%
    Diversity Score0.630.69
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    College Completion Rate
    36%
    27%
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    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,200$35,200
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    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $17,600 is more than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 49% over four years.
    Private State Tuition Fees$17,600$16,236
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    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%91%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$16,225$13,006
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,700$5,549
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    Source: 2016 (or 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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