Admissions

Procedure

The application form for enrollment into the College should be secured from the Office of the Registrar of the College or completed online. The completed application should be returned as far in advance as possible of the actual enrollment date to allow for proper processing of the application. Processing usually takes three to four weeks. All applications should be submitted at least thirty (30) days prior to the enrollment date.

Educational Requirements

Admissions Gupton-Jones College of Funeral ServiceThe rules and regulations pertaining to the educational standards which must be met by the applicant prior to his or her enrollment in the college are prescribed by the state examining boards in the various states. It is essential that the applicant consult the secretary of his or her state board or the registrar of the college well in advance of the desired date of enrollment.

An applicant will not be accepted for admission into the College unless he or she has complied with all the rules and regulations required by the state licensing board prior to enrollment. The minimum requirement for admission in all cases is high school graduation or its equivalent.

Application for Admission

The application should be filled out completely and returned to the College. In addition, the following items are required for admission to the College:

redbullet1 A high school transcript certifying graduation. In addition, a transcript of any college work completed must be submitted to the College. All transcripts must be sent directly to the College from the issuing institution.
redbullet1 A recent photograph must be attached to the application. This is used for identification purposes only.
redbullet1 A $50.00 non-refundable application fee must accompany the application.

The applicant will be notified of the disposition of the application by letter from the College Registrar. Please note that processing of the application may take up to four weeks from the time the application is received by the College.

The College reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant when it is considered to be in the best interest of the College, its students, and the funeral service profession. Only those applicants whose qualifications will ensure their becoming worthy members of the funeral service profession will be considered for enrollment.

No student may be enrolled after the passing of the fifth day (5th) of enrollment as published in the College calendar.

Admission of Foreign Students

Foreign students who wish to enroll in the College should make application in the same manner as other students. Upon acceptance for training, the applicant will be sent an institution number which can then be taken to the local consulate to obtain the necessary papers for a visa.