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


JOHN A. GUPTON COLLEGE – FUNERAL SERVICE PROGRAMS

1616 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37203
B. Steven Spann, President
Phone: (615) 327-3927
Email: spann@guptoncollege.edu
FAX: (615) 321-4518
Web: www.guptoncollege.edu
Accredited Degrees Offered: Associate of Arts; Associate of Applied Science
Distance Education – YES

PROGRAM INFORMATION – John A Gupton

Year

Total

enrolled

# of New Students

# of Grads

Timely Grad*

Graduation

Rate**

Did not finish***

Overall % Employed

Employed

In FS

2019

178

67

30

19/30

63%

15

87%

83%

2018

173

81

30

30/30

93%

31

100%

87%

2017

135

74

23

19/23

83%

13

91%

91%

*Timely graduation = complete program in 1½ times designated program length.

**Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)

***Left before completing the program; did not finish.

 NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS – John A Gupton

3 year Average

% Pass Arts

% Pass Sciences

2017 – 2019

90%

94%

2016 – 2018

86%

90%

2015 – 2017

83%

88%

Most recent

# Takers

# Passed

2019 Arts

31

28

2019 Sciences

30

28

 

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

National Board pass rates, graduation rates,  and employment rates for this and other ABFSE – accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org in the ABFSE Directory of Accredited Programs.

To request a printed copy of these rates for John A. Gupton College, go to 1616 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37203, or by email at admissions@guptoncollege.edu, or by telephone 615-327-3927.

Associate of Arts Degree Program

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%
2017
83%
91%
83%
96%
2018
76%
84%
97%
94%
2019
58%
79%
83%
89%
2020
56%
71%
90%
81%

 

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
50%
94%
71%
2017
44%
92%
69%
2018
50%
100%
89%
2019
50%
100%
86%
2020
61%
100%
90%

 

Associate of Applied Science Program

Year
Complete Course of Study
Position in Funeral Service
NBE ARTS Pass Rate
NBE SCIENCE Pass Rate
2018
100%
100%
100%
100%
2019
73%
100%
100%
100%
2020
65%
91%
86%
81%

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