About Pierce Colleges
When excellence counts...choose Pierce Mortuary Colleges. For over 54 years Pierce Mortuary Colleges has provided outstanding education to students pursuing a career in funeral science.
Our schools are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, an agency recognized by the United States Office of Education. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, and Mid-America College of Funeral Service are single purpose institutions offering the Associate Degree in Funeral Service.
The combined efforts of the three colleges assures the student that he or she will attend the most modern, up-to-date facilities with an outstanding faculty, a state-of-the-art prep room and clinical program, excellent computer labs and textbooks and teaching aids to ensure a quality funeral science education.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges offers educational opportunities to those interested in funeral service as a career. Pierce Mortuary Colleges provide the theory portion and practical application of funeral service education preparing the student for entry into the profession and for a State and/or National Board examination enabling him/her to begin or continue apprenticeship or internship for licensure.
The purpose of Pierce Mortuary Colleges, as approved by the Board of Trustees, is to engage in all activities necessary, useful or expedient to promote and further interest in education, being primarily concerned with educational study and research, disseminating same and teaching the subject of embalming of the human dead; and the business and profession of funeral service.
Dallas Institute's Distance Learning program allows the student an opportunity to complete most or all of their general studies courses at home. These courses are necessary for obtaining an Associate's Degree in Funeral Service. Information about distance learning may be obtained by contacting the admissions office of each college or by visiting the web site for each school. Visit the contact section of this site for information on how to contact our schools.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges offers equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status or veteran status.
The financial aid office is available to assist incoming students and to answer questions pertaining to financial aid. Those desiring assistance should contact the college. More details about the following financial assistance can be found on the website for each college.
- Federal Subsidized Stafford Loans (Formerly GSL)
- Federal Pell Grants
- Veteran Benefits
- State Programs