Curry College

Milton, MA 02186

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 LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 273
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 10

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Curry College

Laboure College
3.18 miles away
MCPHS University
6.69 miles away
Simmons College
6.85 miles away
Emmanuel College
6.97 miles away
Northeastern University
6.98 miles away
Boston College
7.32 miles away
Boston University
7.56 miles away
Fisher College
8.17 miles away
Emerson College
8.18 miles away
Babson College
8.83 miles away


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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading420 to 520
SAT: Math420 to 520
ACT Composite18 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$24,305
30k to 48k$24,810
48k to 75k$26,087
75k to 110k$30,090
Over 110k$33,558
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,192.00 $1,192.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $799.00 $799.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Curry College - One Family Scholarship Program

The program assists heads of households in achieving their academic goals. Recipients of this scholarship receive an integrated network of services through the non-profit organization, One [...]

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award

Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They [...]

Massachusetts Long Term Care Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must work in a nursing home or assisted living residence in Massachusetts and must have worked there for at least one year.

Curry College - Part-Time Grant

To be eligible for a Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, an applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year; be a U.S. [...]

American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member in good standing. One award is for nursing only.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing
Curry College
1071 Blue Hill Ave
Milton, MA 02186

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