John A Gupton College

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 26%.
  • John A Gupton College is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college to John A Gupton College is Aquinas College (3.1 miles away).

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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty5 staff29 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of John A Gupton College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The John A Gupton College diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment129 students631 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:130:1
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# Full-Time Students67 students369 students
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# Part-Time Students62 students262 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
13113
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% Hispanic
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3%
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% Black
19%
17%
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% White
81%
74%
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Diversity Score0.310.42
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College Completion Rate
45%
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 $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,270$13,844
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Tuition Notes295.00 Per Credit Hr
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid48%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,000$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,865$6,297
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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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to John A Gupton College is Aquinas College (3.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Aquinas College
    Private, non-profit
    472 students | 3.10 Mi4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville TN  37205
    (615) 297-7545
    3.10472
  • 10,193 students | 3.80 Mi120 White Bridge Rd
    Nashville TN  37209
    (615) 353-3333
    3.8010,193
  • 1,782 students | 3.90 Mi1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville TN  37206
    (615) 226-3990
    3.901,782
  • 304 students | 5.30 Mi2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville TN  37228
    (615) 383-4848
    5.30304
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    89 students | 6.90 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615) 361-7555
    6.9089
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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.