Curry College

Milton, MA 02186
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,799
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 12 246
Master's degree 2 24
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1100
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,226/credit
In State Students$1,226/credit
Out of State Students$1,226/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$799/credit
In State Students$799/credit
Out of State Students$799/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $55,170 $55,170 $55,170
ADN 70 $85,820 $85,820 $85,820
BSN 125 $153,250 $153,250 $153,250
FNP 50 $39,950 $39,950 $39,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 34% $4,461
Other Federal Grant 33% $285
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $1,368
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $20,994
Federal Student Loans 77% $5,802
Private Loans 23% $16,160


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$33,782

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Curry College
1071 Blue Hill Ave
Milton, MA 02186

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