Chances of getting into Curry College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
92.7%
Admission Difficulty for Curry College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Curry College and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #71 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,315 out of 5,733 applicants were admitted making Curry College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Curry College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Curry College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Curry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1030

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

Curry College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Curry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >96%
1025 to 1110 Avg + 93%-96%
940 to 1025 Avg - 89%-93%
855 to 940 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 855 Low <82%
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Curry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
5%
ACT Scores for Curry College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Curry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Curry College?

Admission data indicates that Curry College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #43 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Curry College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Curry College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >96%
19 to 22 Avg + 93%-96%
17 to 19 Avg - 90%-93%
15 to 17 Reach 85%-90%
Less than 15 Low <85%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.72
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Curry College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Curry College was 2.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #54 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.72 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Curry College accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Curry College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 3% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 8% Good
3.00 to 3.25 15% Good
2.75 to 3.00 29% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 38% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

52% of Curry College freshman were in the top 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 5%
Top 25% of class 20%
Top 50% of class 52%
Bottom 50% of class 48%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

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 336 245 581
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 12% 11%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Curry College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Curry College Admission 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

93% of those who apply are granted admission to Curry College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1110. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.