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Curry College Data & Information Overview

27 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
80% Acceptance Rate
Find out more about how Curry College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below.
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How Well Is Curry College Ranked?

#1,253 Best Colleges in Nation
#54 Best Colleges in MA
Criminal Justice Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Curry College was awarded 27 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Curry as #1,253 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Curry held the #1,710 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Curry is also ranked #54 out of 63 schools in Massachusetts.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Curry?

80% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Curry College is 80%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Curry is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Curry submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 563 and 586. Math scores were between 520 and 579.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Curry College  ( 563 to 586 )

SAT Math Scores for Curry College  ( 520 to 579 )
Curry received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

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Curry College Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
38% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Curry, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Curry College is 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Curry College

63% Freshmen Retention
46% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Curry College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Curry for first-time, full-time students is 46%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  46 out of 100

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Curry College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,895 Full-Time Undergraduates
26.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
59.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,206 undergraduates at Curry with 1,895 being full-time and 311 being part-time.

How Much Does Curry College Cost?

$28,729 Net Price
82% Take Out Loans
$44,328 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Curry is $28,729. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Curry

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,007 $25,177 $26,716 $29,605 $32,958

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Curry, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Curry, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $11,082 a year. That adds up to $44,328 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Curry is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Curry Graduates Make?

$45,729 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Curry with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,729 in their early years. This is good news for future Curry graduates since it is 8% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Curry College

Massachusetts State
1,895 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Curry College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Milton, Massachusetts. Milton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Curry are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, MA 02186-2395
Phone: 617-333-0500

Curry College Majors

26 Majors With Completions
557 Undergraduate Degrees
95 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from Curry College. Of these students, 557 received undergraduate degrees and 95 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 238 $70,185
Criminal Justice & Corrections 70 $39,102
Business Administration & Management 58 $42,708
Communication & Media Studies 47 $34,194
General Biology 17 NA
Computer Information Systems 16 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 15 NA
Public Health 14 NA
Other Health Professions 13 $38,863
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Curry College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Curry

17% Take At Least One Class Online
11% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 390 students took at least one online class at Curry College. This is a decrease from the 1,786 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 390 237
2019-2020 1,786 388
2018-2019 300 139
2017-2018 242 84
2016-2017 149 30

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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