Curry College

Curry College

Curry College is a private, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Milton, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1979. The campus spreads across an area of 137 acres. Curry college's main campus is in Milton, and other campuses are located in Plymouth, Worcester, Boston, and Medford. Curry College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in diverse areas of study. Certificate courses are also offered. The academic divisions of Curry College are as follows:

  • Division of Communication
  • Division of Management
  • Division of Religion
  • Division of Science

Curry College offers more than 12 varsity sports teams. The sports teams are nicknamed the Colonels. They participate in sports such as baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis.

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Contacting Curry College

Curry College
1071 Blue Hill Ave
Milton , MA 02186-2395
General Phone: (617) 333-2900

Curry College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement213criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety
Business and Management148business, business management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine138registered nursing
Media76communication studies
Therapy and Counseling46psychology
Education and Teaching45education, curriculum and instruction, special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Liberal Arts26English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, social studies
Medicine16health professions
Fine Arts6fine arts
Design5graphic design
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for Curry College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree59121
Master's degree1393

Curry College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Curry College had a total enrollment of 3,182 students (2,786 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 7%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 32%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 30%
20-21 23%
22-24 11%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York5%
New Hampshire5%
Rhode Island3%
New Jersey2%
(International Students)1%

Curry College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Curry College Room and Board (2007)

Curry College offers campus housing for 1,423 of its 2,786 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Milton, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 17 meals per week.

Curry College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal468585
SAT Math471550

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT72%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Curry College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 27,540
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 27,540
Room and board $ 10,500
Room charge $ 5,920
Board (meal plan) charge $ 5,070
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Curry College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 214300)

Curry College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year25$80,60726$79,704
Associate professoracademic year12$67,58630$68,270
Assistant professoracademic year6$58,50817$55,733
Instructoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year43$73,89075$68,911

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Curry College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football New England Football Conference
Basketball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Baseball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Track Commonwealth Coast Conference

Curry College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, Other

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Curry College Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 6%Curry College % of degrees in media
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 18%Curry College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 18%Curry College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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