Curry College is a private college in Milton, Massachusetts. The college was founded in 1879 as the School of Elocution and Expression. Alexander Graham Bell once served on the school board. The school became Curry College in 1943 in honor of the founders of the school. The original location of the school was on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. It was moved to a suburban location in near Milton in 1952. The college now offers 25 undergraduate programs and 4 master’s degree programs. The campus is located near the Blue Hills Reservation and covers 131 acres of land.
Curry College School of Nursing offers six nursing programs, including four BSN programs. The BSN programs include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN. The remaining two programs include MSN and ADN programs. These programs are accredited by the CCNE. Curry College first began offering nursing programs in 1977 after Boston Children’s Hospital School of Nursing merged their resources with the college. The college continues to offer the first nursing program in the state to be accredited by the CCNE. Students will enjoy small class sizes and clinical experience at world-renowned teaching hospitals, as the college is located in the Boston metro area.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students2,799|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
06/11/2015 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||930 to 1100|
|ACT||18 to 23|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,226/credit|
|In State Students||$1,226/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,226/credit|
|In District Students||$799/credit|
|In State Students||$799/credit|
|Out of State Students||$799/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Curry College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||33%||$285|
|State Grant & Scholarships||25%||$1,368|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||99%||$20,994|
|Federal Student Loans||77%||$5,802|
$30,565Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$25,379|
|$30,001 to $48,000$26,010|
|$48,001 to $75,000$28,182|
|$75,001 to $110,000$29,615|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.