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Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Overview

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is a private not-for-profit institution located in Decatur, Georgia. Decatur is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Known For?

45 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is the associate's degree.

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Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service?

Location of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Contact details for Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr, Decatur, GA 30035-4022
Phone: 770-593-2257
Website: www.gupton-jones.edu/

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service?

62% Take Out Loans
15.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $5,257 a year. That adds up to $21,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is 15.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Undergraduate Student Diversity

237 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 237 full-time undergraduates at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 165
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 72
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Online Learning at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

55 Took All Classes Online
55 Took At Least One Class Online
1,337.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 55 students took at least one online class at the school.

This school is the 60th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was 1,337.5%. This is the #69 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s TOTAL
Funeral & Mortuary Science 45 45
TOTAL 45 45

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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