We are so glad you’re here, and we appreciate you considering the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science for your higher education studies. Below, you’ll find the resources you need and additional requirements for admission. Feel free to reach out anytime if you have questions. 


    PIMS welcomes applications from all international students.  To be considered for the program, you must complete all general admissions requirements, which you can find more information about here and on the Admission Requirements page.

    Please note: All international students must attend on campus.


    Additional requirements are as follows:

    Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an International Transcript Service. Fees associated with this service are the responsibility of the applicant.


    Below is a list of International Transcript Services that may be used:


    International Education Research Foundation, Inc., 6133 Bristol Pkwy, Culver City, CA 90230, (310) 258-9451,

    World Education Services, Inc., Bowling Green Station, P.O. Box 5097, New York, NY 10274-5087, U.S.A, (212) 966-6311,

    Foundation for International Services, 505 5th Avenue S, Edmonds, WA 98020, (425) 487-2245,

    Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc., 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53212, (414) 289-3400,

    Global Credential Evaluators, 3515-B Longmire Drive PMB 323, College Station, TX 77845, (800) 707-0979,

    Applicant must obtain a student VISA and once completed provide to the Consulate.  The school will provide the I-20 form once the school has collected all needed information from the applicant.