School Highlights

John A Gupton College serves 164 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,270
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 15%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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John A Gupton College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 175% over five years.
John A Gupton College
(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
11 staff
81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of John A Gupton College has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The John A Gupton College diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
164 students
1,209 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
46 students
656 students
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# Part-Time Students
118 students
553 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
13 students
13 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
6%
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% Black
11%
18%
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% White
85%
69%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.26
0.49
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College Completion Rate
27%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$36,600
$29,000

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,270 is less than the state average of $13,609. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,270
$13,609
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Tuition Notes
295.00 Per Credit Hr
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,187
$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
83%
83%
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SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
455
SAT Writing
n/a
469
ACT Composite
7
22
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ACT English
6
24
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ACT Math
5
20
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,270
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 15%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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