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Curry College Admission Requirements

Milton, Massachusetts

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Your chances of getting into Curry College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

87.5%
Admission Difficulty for Curry College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Curry College is 87.5%.  Its admission rate is the 55th lowest in Massachusetts.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Curry College and can you get accepted?

Curry College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 4,151 out of the 4,743 who applied were admitted.

Curry College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.01. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Curry College?

88% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Curry College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.01 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Score 1120 on the SAT

Curry College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.01

Typical High School Grades 

B

What GPA do you need to get into Curry College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Curry College are to have around a 3.01 high school GPA. You need about average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.01 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Curry College accepts 88% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Curry College is 3.01 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #54 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Curry College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.0 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Curry College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 11.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 17.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 11.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 23.0% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 22.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Curry College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Curry College. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1083-1165

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 563
Math 25th Percentile 520
Composite 25th Percentile 1083
SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 586
Math 75th Percentile 579
Composite 75th Percentile 1165
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Curry College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Curry College is 1120 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1083-1165. Students who get into Curry College score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Curry College ranks #35 in the state of Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1120 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Curry College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1083 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1083, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 1050, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Curry College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1120 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1124, you have around a 88% chance of being admitted. A 1165 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 93% chance of getting in.

Curry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1165 and Above Good >93%
1124 to 1165 Avg + 88%-93%
1083 to 1124 Avg - 79%-88%
1042 to 1083 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 1042 Low <67%
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Curry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

-
ACT Scores for Curry College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Curry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

60% of Curry College freshman are in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Curry College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 3%
Top 25% of class 16%
Top 50% of class 40%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Curry College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,781 1,918 4,743
Accepted 2,458 1,681 4,151
Acceptance Rate 88% 88% 88%
Enrolled 266 224 490
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 13% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Apr 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

None

The application deadline for Fall 2024 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Curry College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Curry College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Curry College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Curry College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Curry College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165529 IPEDS survey data for Curry College.

Last updated February 24, 2024

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Curry College?

88% of those who apply are granted admission to Curry College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Curry College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1083 and 1165. The average SAT score is 1124. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.