John A Gupton College

Tel: (615)327-3927
School Highlights
  • John A Gupton College serves 129 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • John A Gupton College is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is Watkins College of Art Design & Film (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
John A Gupton College (TN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 5 staff 28 staff
John A Gupton College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 129 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 129 students 585 students
John A Gupton College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 30:1
John A Gupton College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 67 students 369 students
John A Gupton College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 62 students 216 students
John A Gupton College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
John A Gupton College Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
13 92
John A Gupton College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
John A Gupton College Hispanic (2007-2011)
% Black
John A Gupton College Black (2007-2016)
% White
John A Gupton College White (2007-2016)
John A Gupton College Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.31 0.44
John A Gupton College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
John A Gupton College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $36,600 -

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,270 is less than the state average of $14,217. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $10,270 $14,217
John A Gupton College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 48% 94%
John A Gupton College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $17,000 -
John A Gupton College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,865 -
John A Gupton College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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.

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