Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service: Narrative Description

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5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr.
Decatur, GA 30035-4022
Tel: (770)593-2257; 800-848-5352; Admissions: (770)593-2257; Fax: (770)593-1891; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Pierce Mortuary Colleges, Inc. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1920. Setting: 3-acre suburban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 198. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 25:1. Full-time: 198 students, 49% women, 51% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 30% from out-of-state, 74% black, 35% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, distance learning, summer session for credit.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, health certificate. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $7500 full-time. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Social organizations: national fraternities; 10% of men are members. College housing not available. Russell Millison Library with 3,500 books, 15 serials, and an OPAC. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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