John A. Gupton College - Nashville, TN

Accreditation / NBE Rates

Accreditation

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ABFSE

The Funeral Service Degree Programs and John A. Gupton College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108,  Woodbury Heights, NJ  08097;  (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org


SACSCOC

John A. Gupton College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Arts Degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of John A. Gupton College.


CIP CODE 12.0301


Goals for Student Achievement

  1. Complete the course study
  2. Employment in Funeral Service
  3. Associate of Arts Degree and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service – Pass the National Board Examination for Licensure
  4. Funeral Director Certificate – Pass the State Board for Licensure

Associate of Arts Degree in Funeral Service

Year Complete Course of Study Position in Funeral Service NBE ARTS Pass Rate NBE SCIENCE Pass Rate
2011 48% 87% 86% 94%
2012 45% 78% 81% 100%
2013 47% 90% 88% 97%
2014 45% 77% 92% 88%
2015 80% 77% 86% 89%
2016 70% 75% 79% 79%

Funeral Director Certificate Program

Year Complete Course of Study Position in Funeral Service State Board Pass Rate
2011 65% 100% 100%
2012 80% 100% 88%
2013 38% 100% 82%
2014 53% 86% 75%
2015 42% 88% 86%
2016 NA 94% 71%
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