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Get the facts about Curry College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Curry College Ranked?

2021 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 14 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Curry is ranked #1,004 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 68 colleges in Massachusetts, Curry is ranked at #55.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Curry?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Curry College is 90%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Curry is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 93% 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 470 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Curry College  ( 470 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Curry College  ( 460 to 540 )
Curry received ACT scores from 10% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Curry College  ( 18 to 23 )

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Curry College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Curry College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 35%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  35 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Curry College

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 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Curry this rate is 38%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Curry College.

Good Overall Diversity at Curry

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,358 undergraduates at Curry with 1,991 being full-time and 367 being part-time.

Curry Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Curry is 73.98 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  73.98 out of 100
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How Much Does Curry College Cost?

The overall average net price of Curry is $30,293. 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 +
$27,260 $26,850 $29,146 $31,270 $33,488

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Curry, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $10,126 a year. That adds up to $40,504 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Curry is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Curry Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Curry make about $45,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Curry graduates since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Curry College make the most money.

Location of Curry College

Curry College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Milton, Massachusetts. Curry is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Curry College

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from Curry College. Of these students, 706 received undergraduate degrees and 115 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 224 $66,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 106 $33,800
Business Administration & Management 93 $44,200
General Psychology 72 $27,800
Communication & Media Studies 61 $29,000
Other Health Professions 31 $29,200
General Biology 20 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 17 $23,600
Accounting 14 NA
Sociology 10 NA

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

Online Learning at Curry

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 242 students took at least one online class at Curry College. This is an increase from the 149 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 242 84
2016-2017 149 30
2015-2016 77 10
2014-2015 85 4
2013-2014 27 0

Learn more about online learning at Curry College.

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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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