#26 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Curry College Admission Requirements

Milton, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Curry College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Curry College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Curry College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Curry College is 93%.  It ranks #69 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Curry College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,315 out of 5,733 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 990/1120 ACT 0/0). Curry College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.06. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Curry College application fee is $50 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Curry College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Curry College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Curry College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. Curry College ranks #36 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Curry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1120 and Above Good >96%
1055 to 1120 Avg + 93%-96%
990 to 1055 Avg - 87%-93%
925 to 990 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 925 Low <79%
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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
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Curry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Curry College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Curry College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Curry College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Curry College was 3.06 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #51 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.06 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Curry College accepts 93% of all applicants.

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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 12.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 13.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 13.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 19.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 28.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 15.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

60% of Curry College freshman were 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


Admission Statistics

Curry College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,520 2,213 5,733
Accepted 3,336 1,979 5,315
Acceptance Rate 95% 89% 93%
Enrolled 310 209 519
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 11% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 61 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

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 Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

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

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


Does Curry College prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to Curry College. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Curry College?

93% 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 990 and 1120. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.