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Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service is an Associate's college with 174 students located in Decatur, GA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 174
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Geography 35% In State / 65% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 71% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 43%
Black or African American 57%

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals for licensure as embalmers and morticians. Includes instruction in pathogenic microbiology, systematic pathology, thanatochemistry, gross anatomy, clinical mortuary science, embalming, restorative art, applicable laws and regulations, and special services such as cremation and preparations required by specific religious communities.

Job Opportunities:

Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.

Administration & Faculty

President Patty Hutcheson
Accredited by American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $15,079 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $15,967
$30K-$48K $17,853
$48K-$75K $18,408

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,500, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,500 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,600
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,500 $17,100

Students Receiving Aid

71% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 85% $6,176
Federal Scholarships/Grants 71% $3,447
Other Loans 6% $7,500
Pell Grants 71% $3,447
Student Loans 91% $6,258

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

67% of students graduated in six years.

67% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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