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Funeral Service Program Outcomes

2017 – 2019 Pass & Completion Rates

National Board Exam Statistics

Single Year School Pass Rate National Pass Rate Single Year School Pass Rate National Pass Rate
2020 Arts 80% 73% 2020 Sciences 80% 64%
2019 Arts 60% 72% 2019 Sciences 100% 63%
2018 Arts 71% 77% 2018 Sciences 86% 71%

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and all other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org in the Directory of Accredited Programs.  To request a printed copy of this program’s pass rates, go to Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach Campus, 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Building G, Room 138 or by e-mail at jwalton@tcc.edu or by telephone (757) 822-7074.

Program Information

Year Total Enrolled # of New Students # of Grads Timely Grad* Graduation rate** Did not finish*** Overall % Employed Employed in FS
2020 48 20 14 13/14 53% 6 63% 79%
2019 46 20 11 9/11 64% 5 91% 64%
2018 49 22 15 12/15 80% 6 87% 73%

* Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.
** Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)
*** Left before completing the program; did not finish.