Curry College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,080
2.9% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,620
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.72%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
92.7%
5,733 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,410
81.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
54.9%
356 Graduates

About

Curry College is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Curry College were Registered Nursing (204 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (100 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (86 degrees).

In 2020, 748 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Curry College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (486 degrees), 5.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (91 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Curry College is $40,080, which is $17,550 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Curry College is $40,080, which is $17,550 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,620.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Curry College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,080
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Curry College was $40,080. The cost of tuition at Curry College is $17,550 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$29,620
2020 Value
2.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Curry College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,620. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Curry College grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,735
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Curry College was of $12,735 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.52% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Curry College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.14% with respect to 2019, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.72%
2018 Default Rate
47
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Curry College was 5.72%, which represents 47 out of the 822 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Curry College received 5,733 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.57% annual decline. Out of those 5,733 applicants, 5,315 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,410 students enrolled at Curry College in 2020, and 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Curry College has an overall enrollment yield of 9.76%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5,315
Accepted Out of 5,733

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Curry College was 92.7% (5,315 admissions from 5,733 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 87.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −6.57%, while admissions declined by −0.505%.

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage
158
Scores Submitted

30% of enrolled first-time students at Curry College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Curry College has a total enrollment of 2,410 students. The full-time enrollment at Curry College is 1,962 students and the part-time enrollment is 448. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Curry College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Curry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.1% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 2.61% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Curry College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Black or African American Female (7.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (59.7%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Black or African American Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Curry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,410 students. The full-time enrollment at Curry College is 1,962 and the part-time enrollment is 448. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Curry College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Curry College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Curry College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,570
  2. Black or African American
    335
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    182

The enrolled student population at Curry College is 65.1% White, 13.9% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 2.61% Two or More Races, 1.78% Asian, 0.373% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 171 students (7.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 142 more women than men received degrees from Curry College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Curry College is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (91 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Curry College is Registered Nursing (204 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (100 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (86 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Curry College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (102 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (25 degrees), and Communications (50 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are Registered nurses (1,369,878 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (274,268 people), Other managers (273,697 people), Medical & health services managers (195,276 people), and Social workers, all other (159,236 people).

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (102 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), Psychology (53 degrees), and Health (246 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (102 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), Psychology (53 degrees), and Health (246 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,667,633 people), Elementary & secondary schools (753,984 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (411,198 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (407,246 people), and Outpatient care centers (368,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (102 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (25 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), Psychology (53 degrees), and Health (246 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Curry College.
Most Common
  1. 204 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 100 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 86 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Curry College was Registered Nursing with 204 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

303
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
445
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 303 degrees were awarded to men at Curry College, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (445).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Curry College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.26 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 180 degrees were awarded to women at Curry College in Registered Nursing, which is 7.5 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 45% of students graduating from Curry College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Curry College is Female and Two or More Races (63.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.37% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    486 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Curry College is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (91 degrees).

12.2% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    289 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    197 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Curry College is white female (289 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (197 degrees).

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Operations

Curry College has an endowment valued at nearly $95.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.62M (4.86%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Curry College had a total salary expenditure of $77.3M. Curry College employs 45 Professors, 35 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Curry College are Female Professors (35), Female Assistant professors(25), and Female Associate professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curry College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$95.1M
2020 Endowment
3.5%
decline from 2019

Curry College has an endowment valued at about $95.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Curry College declined 3.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $55.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.93M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Curry College received $1.93M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$37.7M
2020 Salaries
2.52%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Curry College paid a median of $37.7M in salaries, which represents 48.8% of their overall expenditure ($77.3M) and a 2.52% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.306% decline from 2018 and a 2.91% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10M
Instructional Salaries
108
Number of Employees

In 2020, Curry College paid a total of $10M to 108 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Curry College were Professor with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 35 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curry College were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Curry College was Female Professor with 35 employees, Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, and Female Associate professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Curry College.

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