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Curry College

  • Milton, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 63%37%
    student ratio
  • 2,849
    total students
  • $32,800 | $32,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 473
    sat math
  • 470
    sat reading
  • 465
    sat writing
  • 19
    act composite

Overview

Small Classes Allow Faculty to Identify Student Talents

The faculty and administration of Curry College design academic programs to support student success. The small classes at this New England College enable instructors to identify student strengths and talents. With an average class size of 19 and a 10:1 student- faculty ratio, professors are able to directly relate with class members.

Small classes create an interactive setting, where students communicate with their professor and peers. The faculty and professionals on staff also act as mentors inside and outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to meet frequently with advisors who know them as individuals as well. Curry's emphasis on small class sizes helps foster these mentoring relationships.

Programs of study are supported by the academic resources and personalized attention to advance student excellence, such as the Academic Enrichment Center for tutoring. For those students desiring additional challenges, there are Honors Programs, including one designed especially for first-year students. Recognizing that individual learning styles differ, Curry College even allows students to develop their own majors customized to personal interests. With personalized programs and small class sizes that create a cohesive learning community, Curry's goal is to ensure students are educated as unique individuals.

Social and Cultural Vitality of Boston Is Minutes from Curry College

Curry College's wooded, 135-acre Milton campus is one of the most attractive small college campuses in New England. It's a location offering the best of worlds to students, just minutes away from Boston's multiple intellectual, entertainment, and career-oriented opportunities. This proximity to the city will allow students to participate in a diverse and rewarding number of internships during their time at Curry. Students can also explore Boston's various cultural attractions, including the Museum of African-American History, Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Science, or New England Aquarium. They may want to soak in the wonder of the Boston Ballet Company or Boston Pops Orchestra. Sports fans can enjoy the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, and Patriots. While those who like the outdoors will be glad to know that Curry is less than two miles from the scenic Blue Hills, a natural reservation which offers skiing, hiking, horseback riding, and a range of resources for environmental education and recreation.

Student Center Hub of Campus Services and Activities

Events to enrich Curry College student life are organized through a Student Activities office, which works with organizations to plan entertainment and cultural activities. Student life organizations include academic, communications, service, social, and sports groups.

Students may get involved with student government or serve on a campus board that plans everything from game nights to day trips. Curry's community service group helps those in need, communication majors contribute to the yearbook or campus radio, and competition heats up with NCAA Division III athletics and intramural sports. From international clubs to theatre, student life holds many social and intellectual possibilities.

Curry College is proud of its Student Center designed as a central hub for campus life. With more than 80,000 square feet, the Student Center supports extracurricular and co-curricular activities. A gymnasium and state-of-the-art fitness center support health and wellness. When hunger calls, the center offers a roomy dining hall. Students discuss their days in a lounge with a homelike atmosphere or in the coffee cafe, sports cafe, or game room. Clubs have access to meeting areas, and students find solace in the chapel.

The Student Center is designed to provide vital services in one place, including a post office and bookstore. Outside the center, an amphitheatre-style meeting area invites students to connect between classes in this central campus location.


Location & Contact

Curry College

1071 Blue Hill Avenue
Milton, MA 02186-9984
USA

Ms.Jane Fidler

Dean of Admission

Phone: 617-333-2210
Fax: 617-333-2114
Email: curryadm@curry.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Community Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied6,780
    • Accepted4,537
    • Acceptance Rate66%
    • Enrolled2,849
    • Female Applicants4,037
    • Females Accepted2,812
    • Female Acceptance Rate69%
    • Male Applicants2,743
    • Males Accepted1,725
    • Male Acceptance Rate62%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      supplemental form for Common Application subscribers and Program for Advancement of Learning. Students applying to the PAL Program must submit Cognitive and Achievement Testing
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.78
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 470 420 510
    • SAT Math 473 420 520
    • SAT Writing 465 410 510
    • ACT Composite 19 16 21
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$32,800
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,800
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,615.00
    • Room and board *$13,130.00
    • Room only *$7,370.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,849
    • Male Student Percentage37%
    • Female Student Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.09%
    • Black or African American8.85%
    • White or Caucasian66.55%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.32%
    • Asian1.58%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.07%
    • Two or more races1.58%
    • Unknown14.88%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.09% representing 7 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 50%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations student radio station, student government, Campus Activities Board, student newspaper, Drama Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty391
    • Full-time Percentage31%
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 2,328 students to 212 faculty


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