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Brightpoint Community College

Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General (12.0301)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Funeral Services
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 120301

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19854910
2019-201077316
2020-211209728
2021-2215411335
2022-2320613736

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.7455$ 4,724




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-1910010
2019-2016016
2020-2128028
2021-2232335
2022-2336036
Five Year Summary1223125
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years119211255930125



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)12165%$43,104$59,658$78,862
2013-14 (8 years)13065%$42,081$55,163$71,587
2016-17 (5 years)12478%$39,745$56,988$72,659
2018-19 (3 years)9680%$40,477$54,120$66,428
2020-21 (18 months)15482%$65,207$100,543$123,973



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-184240.4%$ 6,432$ 14,292$ 17,639$ 21,774
2014-15 to 2018-194041.7%$ 7,395$ 18,652$ 19,197$ 24,826
2015-16 to 2019-203645.0%$ 7,395$ 19,176$ 19,450$ 22,759
2016-17 to 2020-213841.8%$ 9,896$ 19,176$ 20,575$ 23,250
2017-18 to 2021-224038.5%$ 7,769$ 19,291$ 19,270$ 26,732
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-184240.4%$ 6,625$ 14,292$ 18,425$ 21,774
2014-15 to 2018-194041.7%$ 7,395$ 18,652$ 19,922$ 24,826
2015-16 to 2019-203645.0%$ 7,395$ 19,176$ 20,286$ 22,759
2016-17 to 2020-213942.9%$ 9,896$ 19,050$ 21,075$ 23,250
2017-18 to 2021-224139.4%$ 9,896$ 19,648$ 23,404$ 29,196


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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