About CCMS

Statistics & Outcomes

This page provides ABFSE directory information and collects data on the school's National Board Exam scores, college graduation rates, employment rate, and student-faculty ratios. 

National Board Examination pass rates, graduation rates,  and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org in the Directory of Accredited Programs.


Program Information - Cincinnati 


645 W. North Bend Road

Cincinnati, OH 45224

Jack E. Lechner, Jr., President

Phone: (513) 761-2020

Email: info@ccms.edu 

FAX: (513) 761-3333

Web: www.ccms.edu 

Accredited Degrees Offered: Associate in Applied Science; Bachelor of Mortuary Science

Distance Education - NO


Year Total Enrolled # New Students # of Grads Timely grad* Graduation rate** Did not finish*** Overall % employed Employed in FS
2021 117 75 47 46/47 89% 6 98% 87%
2020 124 69 84 84/84 97% 2 97% 88%
2019 89 71 41 41/41 93% 3 95% 93%


*Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.

**Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)

***Left before completing the program; did not finish.

CCMS calculates employment rate according to the following definition approved by the Higher Learning Commission: according to this calculation the employment rate for 2020 was 93% of the percentage of graduates eligible and seeking an apprenticeship who actually obtain one.  Excludes students unable/not willing to relocate, along with those pursuing additional education, another career or military service. 

National Board Examination scores, graduation rates, and employment rates for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org. To request a printed copy of this program's scores and rates, go to the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Academic Chair Office, 645 W. North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45224, or by e-mail at academics@ccms.edu, or by telephone at (513)761-2020. More information about the National Board Examination can be found at https://theconferenceonline.org/.

Student-Faculty Ratios

Year Ratio*
2019 15
2018 15
2017 19
2016 19
2015 15


*As calculated in IPEDS and reported to The Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association in the Annual Institutional Data Update. As required by both, calculation involves an academic rather than a calendar year (i.e. July 1-June 30).