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A Wise Investment

Create the future of your dreams when you invest in yourself and a Curry College education. The value of an undergraduate degree encompasses a range of experiences that contribute to a full and rewarding life, including:

  • Knowledge you gain in the classroom and on fieldwork assignments, internships, or when studying abroad that contributes to your wisdom and professional skill
  • Interactions with professors, advisors, coaches, mentors and peers in class, on the athletic field, while participating in groups, clubs and organizations or when you live in the residence halls that help you appreciate and work with others
  • Self-discipline, personal responsibility and strength of character that come from living and learning in a friendly, dynamic and caring community of diverse and passionate scholars and professionals
  • A sense of purpose for your life and your future involvement with your family, your community, your workplace and the world

Curry College offers information about applying for aid that can help you make the educational investment in your future more affordable. After all, nearly 70 percent of students at Curry College receive financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants, part-time employment and loans.

Checklists and Facts for Students:


Not a Traditional Undergraduate Student?:

Resident Commuter
Tuition 12-18 credits
(Anything over 18 credits will be an additional $1,262/credit)
$37,850 $37,850
Comprehensive Fee* Full Time Students $1,870 $1,870
Room (Standard double)** $8,535
Board $6,650
TOTAL
(exclusive of PAL)***
$54,905 $39,720
Part Time Day Degree Tuition $1,262/credit $1,262/credit
Comprehensive Fee* Part Time Students
(enrolled less than 12 credits in the semester)
$420 $420
PAL Fees Listed Below
(if applicable)
PAL Credit Bearing $6,940 $6,940
PAL Non-Credit Bearing $6,780 $6,780
PAL Supportive Fee $3,650 $3,650

 

* The Comprehensive Fee allows the College to offer a variety of co-curricular, co-academic and support services to traditional full-time and part-time (enrolled less than 12 credits in the semester) students to enhance their academic and student life experiences while enrolled at Curry.  This mandatory, semester-based fee is required of all students and cannot be waived.

First-time students add $350 Orientation fee.

**The total cost for resident students is based on 14 meals per week and a standard multiple occupancy room. The plan including 17 meals per week would increase the cost by $700. The 10 meals per week plan would decrease the total cost by $1,590. A single occupancy room would increase the total cost by $2,330. Additional fees may apply.

***PAL Fee (if applicable) is $6,940 (credit bearing) and $6,780 (non-credit bearing) additional to the full-time tuition rate noted above and $3,650 for supportive PAL

Fees explained

Comprehensive Fee
The Comprehensive Fee allows the College to offer a variety of co-curricular, co-academic and support services to full-time traditional students to enhance their academic and student life experiences while enrolled at Curry.  This mandatory, semester-based fee is required of all students and cannot be waived.

Orientation Fee
An orientation fee is required of all new students to cover the cost of the summer and fall orientation programs.  This is a fixed fee for all new students and includes room and board for the summer program and supports transitional programming for New Students at the beginning of each semester.

Yearbook Fee
All seniors are charged a $75 yearbook fee on their spring bill.  Students may opt out of receiving a yearbook by completing a waiver form available in the Office of Student Affairs by the published deadline.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires colleges and universities to provide a Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) with minimum statutory levels of coverage. Curry College provides this coverage to all students who are enrolled in at least 75%of the full time curriculum. Unless an insurance waiver is completed by the specified due date, insurance will be provided by the College.

2018-2019 Academic Year Health Insurance Information:
Important Note:  Curry College is pleased to announce that for the 2018-2019 Academic Year, we have partnered with University Health Plans and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide health insurance coverage for our students. Please note, this is a change in vendor from the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Students do not waive the Student Health Insurance Plan through Gallagher Student Health for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. University Health Plans will be the insurance broker and plan administrator for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.

Students and/or parents/guardians with questions about waiver requests, eligibility, enrollment, benefits or claims may directly contact University Health Plans at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com.

Insurance Rates for 2018-2019:
The rate for the 2018-2019 year is $2,986 for the full year and $1,741 for students starting in the spring 2019 semester. For additional information on the Curry College sponsored student health insurance plan, brochures are available online at universityhealthplans.com/curry.

Annual Costs for Residence Halls:

Standard Room (multiple occupancy) $8,535
Standard Room (single occupancy) $10,865
886 (multiple occupancy) $9,415
886 (single occupancy)  $11,705
Suites (multiple occupancy) $10,045
SCRH (multiple occupancy) $10,855
SCRH (single occupancy) $13,165
Alexander Graham Bell Hall (multiple occupancy) $10,135
Alexander Graham Bell Hall (single occupancy) $12,435


Housing Deposits
Students who want to secure on campus housing must make a housing deposit of $300.

  • Entering Students: All entering students make the housing deposit at the time of depositing for admission and it is included in the $500 resident student deposit (entering students who will be commuting make a $200 deposit at the time of admission). Questions about the admission deposit process should be directed to the Office of Admission.
  • Continuing Students: A $300 housing deposit is required to secure on-campus housing. For more information about the housing deposit and room selection process, log in to myCurry and review the information under the Student Life tab.

Resident Student Meal Plan Options:
All Curry College Resident students must enroll in one of the following mean plan options for the academic year 2018-2019:

  • Plan A: 17 meals = $7,350 per year
  • Plan B: 14 meals = $6,650 per year
  • *Plan C: 10 meals = $5,060 per year

*This meal plan is only available to returning resident students who entered before Fall 2017.

Your financial aid eligibility is determined by taking your cost of attendance for the academic year minus your expected family contribution (results of filing the FAFSA). Your cost of attendance is comprised of your direct, billed costs for tuition and fees and if applicable, room and board. Additionally, you incur related education expenses for which you are not billed such as books and supplies, transportation costs, etc. The combination of your direct and indirect costs equals your cost of attendance.

The direct costs shown below are actual expenses for the 2018-2019 academic year. Students should also expect to incur indirect costs such as costs for books and supplies. Direct costs appear on a student’s bill, while indirect costs vary according to individual needs. Please remember that students must purchase their books each semester from the book store. Charges for books will not appear on a student’s bill.

Resident Commuter
Tuition $37,850 $37,850
Mandatory Fees $1,870 $1,870
*Room/Board $15,185
Average Indirect Costs:
Books/Supplies $1,100 $1,100
Personal $1,195 $1,195
Transportation $1,000 $1,422
**Room/Board Allowance $2,200
Total: $58,200 $45,637

*Room cost is the standard. Additional charges may apply depending on room assignment, and meal plan selection.

**This allowance is for non-resident living expenses. Students who provide sufficient documentation of an off campus apartment rental agreement will have their allowance increased to $9,660 resulting in a total cost of attendance of $53,097.


Additional Policy Information:


Typical Length of Study:

The typical length of study for a full-time, first-time, first-year student persisting to a degree is approximately four years.

Average Student Debt:
The average student loan debt upon graduation is $42,191.

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