Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Decatur, GA 30035-4022

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 236
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 32:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service's tuition was $11,700 for all students regardless of residency (12.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$17,787
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,858
$11,700
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,335
$11,700
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 82% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,297 (which is 25.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in 2016-2017, was 72, which is 92% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,597 (which is 1.1% above the national average.)

$3,297
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,423
$6,597
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,526
92%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has enrolled a total of 236 students (236 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

236
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 66%

White: 34%

Two or more races: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Hispanic: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Personal And Culinary Services 67% 292 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

63%
Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
37%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$24,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,600. Last year, out of the total 110 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 110 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 199 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 155 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,600 $27,200
Employment Rate 100% 78%
Total Graduates 110 199

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Helms College
67.7 mile away