January 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024

National Board – Arts Exam
Accredited Programs

Total Tested

Pass

Fail

Absent

Total Number
First Time71957880%14120%
Repeater2879332%19468%
Total100667167%33533%191025
National Board – Sciences Exam
Accredited Programs
Total Tested

Pass

Fail

Absent

Total Number
First Time71052874%18226%
Repeater47011725%35375%
Total118064555%53545%44
1224

Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole percent.

 

First-Time Administration Average Scores

Arts Exam – 77
Sciences Exam – 75

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing & Arranging – 37.1/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 14.9/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 13.4/19
Legal & Regulatory Compliance – 24.2/35
Cemetery/Crematory/Other Dispositions – 17.6/24

SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 44.0/62
Restorative Art – 23.7/34
Other Preparation of the Deceased – 20.2/28
Funeral Service Sciences – 16.6/26

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