Worsham College of Mortuary Science

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,950

5.54% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

4.08%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

92

100% Full-Time

About

Worsham College of Mortuary Science is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Worsham College of Mortuary Science were .

In 2016, 88 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Worsham College of Mortuary Science. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (60 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $20,950, which is $6,979 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $20,950, which is $6,979 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,950

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was $20,950. The cost of tuition at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is $6,979 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Worsham College of Mortuary Science received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 13.7% with respect to 2015, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.08%

2015 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was 4.08%, which represents 2 out of the 49 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Worsham College of Mortuary Science received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 92 students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Worsham College of Mortuary Science has a total enrollment of 92 students. The full-time enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 92 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 70.7% White, 22.8% Black or African American, 4.35% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Black or African American Female (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92 students. The full-time enrollment at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 92 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 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Worsham College of Mortuary Science had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    65

  2. Black or African American

    21

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4

The enrolled student population at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is 70.7% White, 22.8% Black or African American, 4.35% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 16 more women than men received degrees from Worsham College of Mortuary Science. The majority of degree recipients at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are white (60 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (88 degrees awarded).

Workforce

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 (8,997 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (3,936 people), Cooks (3,881 people), Food service managers (2,632 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,592 people).

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Personal & Culinary Services (88 degrees awarded).

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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 Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Miscellaneous managers, Retail salespersons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Personal & Culinary Services (88 degrees awarded).

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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 (14,505 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (4,358 people), Traveler accommodation (2,622 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,210 people), and Grocery Stores (1,160 people).

The most specialized majors at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are Personal & Culinary Services (88 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Worsham College of Mortuary Science.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 36

  2. 52

In 2016, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, which is 0.692 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 0.692 times less than the 52 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, which is 1.44 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Worsham College of Mortuary Science completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    60 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    31 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Worsham College of Mortuary Science is white female (31 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Worsham College of Mortuary Science has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $264 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Worsham College of Mortuary Science had a total expenditure of $1.41M. Of that $1.41M, they spent $569k on salaries and $1.41M on benefits.

Worsham College of Mortuary Science employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science are: Business and Financial Operations, with 2 employees, Management, with 1 employees, and Sales and related with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Worsham College of Mortuary Science has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Worsham College of Mortuary Science stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Worsham College of Mortuary Science received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$569k

Salary Expenditure

$1.41M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Worsham College of Mortuary Science had a total expenditure of $1.41M. Of that $1.41M, they spent $569k on salaries and $1.41M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$569k

2015 Salaries

1.74%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Worsham College of Mortuary Science paid a median of $569k in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($1.41M) and a 1.74% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$95k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2015, Worsham College of Mortuary Science paid a total of $95k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science were Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees; Management with 1 employees; and Sales and related with 0 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Worsham College of Mortuary Science was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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