John A. Gupton College: Narrative Description

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1616 Church St.
Nashville, TN 37203-2920
Tel: (615)327-3927; Admissions: (615)327-3927; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards diplomas and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Endowment: $60,000. Educational spending 2002-03: $2837 per student. Total enrollment: 97. 93 applied, 55% were admitted. Full-time: 91 students, 46% women, 54% men. Part-time: 6 students, 17% women, 83% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 25% from out-of-state, 27% black, 22% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, health forms, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Campus security: controlled dormitory access, day patrols. Option: coed housing available. Memorial Library with 4,000 books, 54 serials, and a Web page. 6 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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