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Applicants must complete all of the steps below, and are encouraged to submit all application materials no less than one month prior to anticipated enrollment at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service.

  1. Complete an Application for Admission and forward it to Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service with the application fee.
  2. If your name has been changed from that appearing on your birth certificate, submit a copy of the document showing the name change, (i.e. marriage license, divorce decree, etc.)
  3. Contact your high school and request that an official copy of your final transcript be sent directly to Commonwealth Institute. If you have a GED certificate, contact your state education agency and request the certificate and certified transcript be sent directly to Commonwealth Institute. Contact each vocational or technical school, college and university previously attended and request a final official transcript be sent directly to Commonwealth Institute.
  4. If you plan to receive benefits from the Veteran’s Administration, submit a certified copy of your DD-2 14.

Submit evidence of one of the following:

  • graduated in the upper one-half of their high school class;
  • scored at the required level on either the SAT or ACT;
  • successfully completed the SLE (entrance exam provide at Commonwealth Institute); or
  • a written waiver by the president or dean
After Commonwealth Institute has received the completed application, fee, and all required supporting documents, the admission committee reviews the application and will notify the applicant of its decision. If the submission is incomplete, the applicant will be notified.
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