Apply as a Student

Become a Student at the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

Applicants must complete all of the steps below, and are encouraged to submit all application materials no less than six (6) months prior to anticipated enrollment at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service.

Student Application Procedures


Complete an online Application for Admission  with the $50.00 non-refundable application fee.


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.


NOTE   Please have all official transcripts mailed to

eSCRIP and Parchment transcripts sent electronically directly from institutions are also acceptable.  They should be sent to: [email protected]


If you plan to receive benefits from the Veteran’s Administration, submit a certified copy of your DD-214 to the college registrar at [email protected].


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.