Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,700

5.41% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,787

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

23.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

236

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

62.7%

74 Graduates

About

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is a higher education institution located in DeKalb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service were .

In 2016, 146 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service. 60.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (104 degrees), 2.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is $11,700, which is $-2,271 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is $11,700, which is $-2,271 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,787.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,700

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was $11,700. The cost of tuition at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is $-2,271 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$17,787

2016 Value

2.77%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,787. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service grew by 2.77%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,600

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was of $6,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 14.8% with respect to 2015, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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23.1%

2015 Default Rate

27

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was 23.1%, which represents 27 out of the 117 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 236 students enrolled at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has a total enrollment of 236 students. The full-time enrollment at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is 236 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.7% Black or African American, 34.3% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (33.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (31.8%) and White Female (19.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, both undergraduate and graduate, is 236 students. The full-time enrollment at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is 236 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    155

  2. White

    81

  3. Asian

    0

The enrolled student population at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is 65.7% Black or African American, 34.3% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 30 more women than men received degrees from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service. The majority of degree recipients at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are black or african american (104 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (146 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Chefs & head cooks (8,997 people), Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors (3,936 people), Cooks (3,881 people), Food service managers (2,632 people), and Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers (1,592 people).

The most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Personal & Culinary Services (146 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Miscellaneous managers, Retail salespersons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Personal & Culinary Services (146 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Restaurants & Food Services (14,505 people), Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (4,358 people), Traveler accommodation (2,622 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,210 people), and Grocery Stores (1,160 people).

The most specialized majors at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are Personal & Culinary Services (146 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 58

  2. 88

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, which is 0.659 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (88).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Mortuary Science & Embalming, which is 0.659 times less than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Mortuary Science & Embalming, which is 1.52 times more than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 61% of students graduating from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is Female and White (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    104 degrees awarded

  2. White

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is black or african american (104 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (42 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    34 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is black or african american female (70 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service had a total expenditure of $1.55M. Of that $1.55M, they spent $759k on salaries and $1.55M on benefits.

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2 employees, and Public service with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$759k

Salary Expenditure

$1.55M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service had a total expenditure of $1.55M. Of that $1.55M, they spent $759k on salaries and $1.55M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$759k

2015 Salaries

5.66%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service paid a median of $759k in salaries, which represents 48.8% of their overall expenditure ($1.55M) and a 5.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.98% growth from 2013 and a 45.6% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$235k

Instructional Salaries

6

Number of Employees

In 2015, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service paid a total of $235k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees; and Public service with 0 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

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