Worsham College of Mortuary Science

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,800
3.7% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,664
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.5%
17 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
190
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
78.3%
18 Graduates

About

Worsham College of Mortuary Science is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Worsham College of Mortuary Science were General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science (55 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Worsham College of Mortuary Science. 69% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (71 degrees), 5.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $23,800, which is $8,859 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $23,800, which is $8,859 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,664.

In 2022, 39% of undergraduate students attending Worsham College of Mortuary Science received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$23,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was $23,800. The cost of tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $8,859 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$22,664
2022 Value
2.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Worsham College of Mortuary Science had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,664. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Worsham College of Mortuary Science grew by 2.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,850
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was of $7,850 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.95% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Worsham College of Mortuary Science received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 23.5% with respect to 2021, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 49 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Worsham College of Mortuary Science received 17 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 46.9% annual growth. Out of those 17 applicants, 13 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.5% acceptance rate.

There were 190 students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2022. 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Worsham College of Mortuary Science has an overall enrollment yield of 92.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
13
Accepted Out of 17

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science was 76.5% (13 admissions from 17 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 46.9%, while admissions declined by −48%..

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SAT Scores

33%
Submission Percentage (2022)
4
Scores Submitted (2022)

33% of enrolled first-time students at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Worsham College of Mortuary Science had a total enrollment of 190 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 190 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% White, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 2.63% Asian, 0.526% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.526% Two or More Races, and 0.526% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.2%), followed by White Male (15.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 190 students. The full-time enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 190 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Worsham College of Mortuary Science had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    131 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    23 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 68.9% White, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 2.63% Asian, 0.526% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.526% Two or More Races, and 0.526% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 38 more women than men received degrees from Worsham College of Mortuary Science. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is white (71 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science (55 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (100 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Chefs & head cooks (8,521 people), Cooks (3,235 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (2,785 people), Food service managers (2,333 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,142 people).

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (100 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Lodging managers, Financial managers, and Management analysts

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Personal & Culinary Services (100 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Restaurants & Food Services (12,244 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (3,016 people), Traveler accommodation (1,919 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,775 people), and Construction (1,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Personal & Culinary Services (100 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science with 55 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
69
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, which is 0.449 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (69).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 0.449 times less than the 69 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 2.23 times more than the 31 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    71 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is white (71 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    46 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is white female (46 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (25 degrees).

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Operations

Worsham College of Mortuary Science employs 2 Instructors. Most academics at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are: Management, with 2 employees, and Business and Financial Operations, with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$644k
2022 Salaries
25.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Worsham College of Mortuary Science paid a median of $644k in salaries, a 25.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$141k
Instructional Salaries
2
Number of Employees

In 2022, Worsham College of Mortuary Science paid a total of $141k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
2 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was Instructor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science were Management with 2 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Worsham College of Mortuary Science.

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