Curry College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Curry College Admissions Overview:

Curry College admits almost 89% of those who apply, making it accessible to the majority of applicants. Still, students generally need good grades and scores to be admitted. To apply, prospective students must submit an application, test scores from the SAT or ACT, a letter of recommendation, a writing sample, and high school transcripts.

Admissions Data (2016):

Curry College Description:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private liberal arts college located on a 135-acre campus in Milton, Massachusetts. Boston is just seven miles away. Milton itself has around 25,000 residents, and, with its proximity to Boston, provides students with a small-town experience, with the bonus a large city nearby. Full-time Curry students come from 31 states and 7 countries, and the college also has a sizable number of continuing education students. Undergraduates can choose from 20 majors and over 65 minors and concentrations with professional fields being the most popular. In a partnership with Boston University, Curry also offers ROTC programs. Academics are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Curry students keep busy by taking advantage of regular shuttles to Boston and participating in more than 35 student clubs and organizations. These clubs range from music ensembles, to social justice groups, to athletic organizations. On the athletic front, the Curry College Colonels compete in the NCAA Division III The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) for most sports. The college fields 7 men's and 7 women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,926 (2,688 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

Curry College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,626
    • Loans: $10,325

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 71%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 40%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 47%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Ice Hockey, Tennis, Baseball, Lacrosse, Basketball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Softball, Lacrosse, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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