John A Gupton College

School Highlights

John A Gupton College serves 168 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.

Top Placements

John A Gupton College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
John A Gupton College(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty5 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of John A Gupton College has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The John A Gupton College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment168 students765 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:130:1
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# Full-Time Students49 students503 students
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# Part-Time Students119 students262 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1313
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
19%
17%
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% White
79%
70%
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Diversity Score0.340.48
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College Completion Rate
58%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,600$29,400

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $10,270 is less than the state average of $13,455. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,270$13,455
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Tuition Notes295.00 Per Credit Hr
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,500
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Acceptance Rate70%83%
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ACT Composite719
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ACT English618
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ACT Math518
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to John A Gupton College is Nashville State Community College (3.8 miles away).
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