Simmons Institute of Funeral Service: Narrative Description

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1828 South Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13207
Tel: (315)475-5142; 800-727-3536; Admissions: (315)475-5142; Fax: (315)477-3817; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1900. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 60. Full-time: 37 students, 43% women, 57% men. Part-time: 23 students, 39% women, 61% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1 other country, 5% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 7% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 45% 25 or older, 23% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 6/30. Notification: 7/30.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $100. Tuition: $9400 full-time, $397 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Most popular organization: Sigma Phi Sigma. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Simmons Library with 1,326 books and 52 serials. 18 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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