January 1, 2024 – January 31, 2024

National Board – Arts Exam
Accredited Programs

Total Tested

Pass

Fail

Absent

Total Number
First Time18314780%3620%
Repeater571425%4375%
Total24016167%7933%4244
National Board – Sciences Exam
Accredited Programs
Total Tested

Pass

Fail

Absent

Total Number
First Time18714578%4222%
Repeater681422%5478%
Total25515962%9677%7
262

Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole percent.

 

First-Time Administration Average Scores

Arts Exam – 77
Sciences Exam – 76

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing & Arranging – 38.2/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 15.4/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 13.9/19
Legal & Regulatory Compliance – 25.6/35
Cemetery/Crematory/Other Dispositions – 18.2/24

SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 45.4/62
Restorative Art – 24.3/34
Other Preparation of the Deceased – 20.8/28
Funeral Service Sciences – 17.5/26

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