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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. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Curry College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Curry College was awarded 5 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Curry landed the #813 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Curry held the #835 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 70 colleges in Massachusetts, Curry is ranked at #50.

See all of the rankings for Curry College.

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

The student to faculty ratio at Curry College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Curry have a four-year graduation rate of 38%. This is comparable to the national average 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 2,565 undergraduates at Curry with 2,059 being full-time and 506 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 61.34 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  61.34 out of 100
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How Much Does Curry College Cost?

The overall average net price of Curry is $29,785. 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 +
$25,379 $26,010 $28,182 $29,615 $33,782

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 78% of students took out student loans averaging $10,509 a year. That adds up to $42,036 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Curry is 7.5%. 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?

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 $45,900 in their early years. That's great news for Curry students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Curry College make the most money.

Location of Curry College

Located in Milton, Massachusetts, Curry College is a private not-for-profit institution. Milton is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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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 2017-2018 academic year, students from 23 majors graduated from Curry College. Of these students, 754 received undergraduate degrees and 92 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 274 $66,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 102 $33,800
Business Administration & Management 90 $44,200
Communication & Media Studies 66 $29,000
General Psychology 62 $27,800
Other Health Professions 41 $29,200
Liberal Arts General Studies 17 $23,600

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

Online Learning at Curry

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 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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