National Board Exam Pass Rates

National Board Exam Pass Rate

The DMACC Mortuary Science Program has the following National Board Examination pass rates.
National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at To request a printed copy of this program's scores and rates, go to the DMACC Mortuary Science website or the DMACC Mortuary Science office, Ankeny campus, Building 17, Room 10A, or by e-mail at, or by telephone 515-965-7171.


Exam# Takers# PassingPass Rates
​2018 Arts
​2018 Sciences​
2017 Arts 42
​2017 Sciences​45​35​79%
​2016 Arts​38​35​92%
​2016 Sciences​34​29​85%
​2015 Arts​47​38​80%
​2015 Sciences​48​38​79%
​2014 Arts​43​36​84%
​2014 Sciences​43​36​84%


3–Year Average% Pass Arts% Pass Sciences