National Board Examination

In accordance with the The American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) accreditation standards, each student will be required to take the National Board Examination prior to graduation. The expense of the Exam is the responsibility of the student. For current Exam cost contact The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards at www.cfseb.org.

The annual passage rate of first time takers on the National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent three year period for this institution and all ABFSE accredited funeral service education programs is posted on the ABFSE web site; www.abfse.org.

Please Note:
Effective in April 2011, the method for reporting the NBE scores was revised - from COMBINED to SEPARATE.
Effective with the 2010 NBE, scores for first-time takers of each section, ARTS and SCIENCE, are reported separately.



Year # Taking Exam # Passing Exam % Passing Exam
2012

Arts 14 

Arts 13 

93% 

2012

Science 14 

Science 13 

93% 

2011

Arts 14

Science 14

Arts 10

Science 10

71%

71%

2010

Arts 19

Science 19

Arts 13

Science 10

68 %

48 %

2009 27 20 74 %
2008 20 19 94 %
2007 20 16 80 %
2006 35 24 69 %
2005 30 21 70 %
2004 17 13 76 %
2003 11 8 80 %
2002 6 6 100 %