John A Gupton College

Tel: (615)327-3927
122 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
John A Gupton College serves 122 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
John A Gupton College is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Watkins College of Art Design & Film (2.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
John A Gupton College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 6 staff
59 staff
John A Gupton College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 122 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.16 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 51% over five years.
Total Enrollment
122 students
1,282 students
John A Gupton College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
John A Gupton College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
63 students
810 students
John A Gupton College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 59 students
1,017 students
John A Gupton College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
John A Gupton College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
John A Gupton College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
John A Gupton College Asian (2010-2013)
% Black
24%
12%
John A Gupton College Black (2006-2013)
% White
75%
57%
John A Gupton College White (2006-2013)
John A Gupton College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.16 0.53
John A Gupton College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,010 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,010 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,010 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,010 $10,260
John A Gupton College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 13 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
John A Gupton College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

John A. Gupton College was the first independent institution of Funeral Service Education to earn regional accreditation and thus be able to offer a course of study leading to the Associate of Arts Degree. The College's pursuit of regional accreditation establishes its role as a pioneer in the educational community. Located in the heart of Nashville's academic community, John A. Gupton College offers a well equipped facility conducive to effective learning. The new facility houses classrooms, science laboratory, marketing center, restorative arts laboratory, preparation area, offices, library/computer center, and a fully equipped student lounge. The college offers courses in General Business, Natural Sciences, Health & Human Services, Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences and Funeral Service Arts And Sciences. John A. Gupton College is Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts Degree in Funeral Service. The College is also accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Nashville Watkins College of Art Design & Film
    Private not-for-profit
    2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37228
    (615)383-4848
    2.6  Mi  |  362  students
  • Nashville Aquinas College
    Private not-for-profit
    4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)297-7545
    3.2  Mi  |  576  students
  • Nashville Nashville State Community College
    Public
    120 White Bridge Rd
    Nashville, TN 37209
    (615)353-3333
    3.7  Mi  |  10007  students
  • Nashville Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615)226-3990
    3.9  Mi  |  1847  students
  • Nashville Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    340 Plus Park Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37217
    (615)361-7555
    4.4  Mi  |  166  students
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