Curry College campus

Overview

Applicants
5,448
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average HS GPA
2.80

GPA Breakdown

3%
Over 3.75
6%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
36%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 520
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 21

Deadlines


Early Action
December 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record

Selectivity Rating

Overall

From The School


Academic Programs

Students can select from 22 majors and 65-plus minors and concentrations ranging from biology to theatre. Academic majors at Curry College include:
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Management
Communication
Community Health and Wellness
Criminal Justice
Education:
Child Youth & Community
Early Childhood Education (Licensure)
Elementary Education (Licensure)
Special Education (Licensure)
English and Writing
Environmental Science
Graphic Design
Individually Initiated Major
Information Technology
Integrated Liberal Studies
Mobile Application Development
Nursing
Philosophy
Politics and History
Psychology
Sociology
Visual Arts

Majors and Degrees Offered

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do. At Curry, we recognize the potential in all of our students. We take a personalized approach to education that allows students to build on their dreams while they simultaneously explore new ideas and uncover talents, strengths, and abilities they never thought they had. Students find challenge through our honors programs or support through the Program for Advancement of Learning.


Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
484
with Terminal Degree
196

321
Women
163
Men
32
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
36%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business/Commerce, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Science

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

  • History

  • Public/Applied History and Archival Administration

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, Other

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Graphic Design


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
36%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,918

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,318

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,474

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$34,730
Required Fees
$1,715
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,150

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,200
Transportation for Commuters
$1,422

On-Campus Room and Board
$13,900
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,900
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

1.69%
Asian
9.04%
African-American
5.24%
Hispanic
68.62%
Caucasian
11.85%
Unknown
1.37%
International

63% female
37% male
22% are out of state
73% are full time
27% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
52%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
89%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL)

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Dr. Nancy Winbury

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Diagnostic evaluation with narrative report. Testing must have been administered within three years of application and include: 1) comprehensive cognitive testing (WAIS, WISC or WJ-III), 2) Achievement testing in reading (word recognition and reading comprehension), written language (must include written expression) and math (computation and reasoning). The WRAT or other abbreviated achievement measures are not accepted.

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
No

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
1

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Colonels)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Colonels)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Stonehill College
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Stonehill College

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
65

Average Number of PC's per Lab
50

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
HP

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Admission Office

Address
Admissions Office
1071 Blue Hill Ave.
Milton, MA 02186

Phone
6173332210

Email
curryadm@curry.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Drapkin Student Center
Levin Library
WMLN Campus Radio Station
The Suites- New Residence Hall
Hafer Academic Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall - Boston
New England Aquarium
Museum of Fine Arts
Newbury Street-Boston
Blue Hills Nature Reservation

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Friday and Saturday
8:30am-4:30pm and 10am-3pm
6173332210

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Mon-Fri; 9am-3pm hourly; Slected Sats 10am-2pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Logan International Airport in Boston is approximately 10 miles from campus. From the airport, you can take the MBTA (public transportation) and then the Curry College Shuttle to campus, or you can take the Collegiate Limousine Service (617-477-0441) for the whole trip. Amtrak trains, Greyhound buses, and Vermont Transit (New England, New York, and Montreal) serve Boston. The MBTA (public transportation) combined with the Curry College Shuttle can bring you to campus from downtown.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-90 (Massachusetts Tpke.), exit to Rte. 128 S. Proceed to Exit 2B and take Rte. 138 N. for 2.5 miles; the college will be on the left. From Providence, RI, take I-95 N. to Rte. 128 S. Proceed to Exit 2B and take Rte. 138 N. for 2.5 miles; the college will be on the left. From Boston, take I-93 S. to Rte. 128 N. Proceed to Exit 2B and take Rte. 138 N. for 2.5 miles; the college will be, yes, on the left.

Local Accommodations
Curry College is south of Boston, in the suburb of Milton. In the immediate area, choices include a number of chain motels and hotels. Motel 6 (125 Union Street, Braintree; 781-848-7890) offers basic accommodations 15 minutes from campus. Rates are reasonable. Three motels offer moderate rates: Holiday Inn (1374 North Main St., Randolph; 781-961-1000); Holiday Inn (55 Ariadne Rd., Dedham; 781-329-1000); Comfort Inn (235 Elm St., Dedham; 781-326-6700). All 3 are 15 minutes away from the campus. The more expensive options include: Sheraton Tara (South Shore Plaza, Braintree; 781-848-0600) has an indoor pool, a health club, and two restaurants. Hilton at Dedham Place (95 Dedham Place, Dedham; 781-329-7900).