Curry College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,950
2.91% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$28,766
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.36%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
87.1%
6,136 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,519
80.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
53.1%
310 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 (224 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (105 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (93 degrees).

In 2019, 821 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Curry College. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (525 degrees), 4.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (106 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Curry College is $38,950, which is $16,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Curry College is $38,950, which is $16,924 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,766.

In 2019, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,950
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Curry College was $38,950. The cost of tuition at Curry College is $16,924 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$28,766
2019 Value
7.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Curry College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,766. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Curry College grew by 7.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,423
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Curry College was of $12,423 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 1.84% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Curry College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, 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.
6.36%
2017 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Curry College was 6.36%, which represents 52 out of the 817 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Curry College received 6,136 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 7.03% annual growth. Out of those 6,136 applicants, 5,342 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,519 students enrolled at Curry College in 2019, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Curry College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,342
Accepted Out of 6,136

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Curry College was 87.1% (5,342 admissions from 6,136 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 92.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 7.03%, while admissions grew by 0.508%.

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SAT Scores

52%
Submission Percentage
300
Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at Curry College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Curry College has a total enrollment of 2,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Curry College is 2,029 students and the part-time enrollment is 490. This means that 80.5% of students enrolled at Curry College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Curry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.7% White, 12% Black or African American, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 2.62% Two or More Races, 2.46% Asian, 0.278% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Curry College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.2%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Black or African American Female (5.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (61.7%), followed by White Male (18.3%) and Black or African American Female (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Curry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Curry College is 2,029 and the part-time enrollment is 490. This means that 80.5% of students enrolled at Curry College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2019 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 (74%), 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
    1,631
  2. Black or African American
    302
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    180

The enrolled student population at Curry College is 64.7% White, 12% Black or African American, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 2.62% Two or More Races, 2.46% Asian, 0.278% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.198% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 218 students (8.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 241 more women than men received degrees from Curry College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Curry College is white (525 degrees awarded). There were 4.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (106 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Curry College is Registered Nursing (224 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (105 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (93 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 (146 degrees awarded), Communications (61 degrees), and Psychology (72 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,613,961 people), Registered nurses (1,470,290 people), Secondary school teachers (531,835 people), Other managers (351,860 people), and Education administrators (337,700 people).

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (146 degrees awarded), Communications (61 degrees), Psychology (72 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (55 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (146 degrees awarded), Communications (61 degrees), Psychology (72 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (55 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Curry College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,255,046 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,732,180 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (593,391 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (477,652 people), and Outpatient care centers (418,981 people).

The most specialized majors at Curry College are Protective Services (146 degrees awarded), Communications (61 degrees), Psychology (72 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (55 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. 224 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 105 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 93 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Curry College was Registered Nursing with 224 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

290
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
531
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 290 degrees were awarded to men at Curry College, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (531).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Curry College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 2.28 times more than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 201 degrees were awarded to women at Curry College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.74 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 45% of students graduating from Curry College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Curry College is Female and Asian (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 10% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    525 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    106 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Curry College is white (525 degrees awarded). There were 4.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (106 degrees).

12.9% of degree recipients (106 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    336 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    189 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Curry College is white female (336 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (189 degrees).

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Operations

Curry College has an endowment valued at nearly $98.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.07%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Curry College had a total salary expenditure of $79.7M. Curry College employs 53 Professors, 37 Assistant professors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at Curry College are Female Professors (38), Female Assistant professors(27), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curry College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 38 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$98.6M
2019 Endowment
1.57%
decline from 2018

Curry College has an endowment valued at about $98.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Curry College declined 1.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $60.1M 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. $3.97k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Curry College received $3.97k 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

$38.7M
2019 Salaries
0.306%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Curry College paid a median of $38.7M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($79.7M) and a 0.306% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.91% growth from 2017 and a 4.33% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M
Instructional Salaries
116
Number of Employees

In 2019, Curry College paid a total of $10.5M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Curry College were Professor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 37 employees; and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curry College were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 38 employees; and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Curry College was Female Professor with 38 employees, Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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

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