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Barry University
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  • 4 Year
  • MIAMI, FL

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

From Barry University

Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Barry University is a scholarly community devoted to the highest academic standards of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. Our Miami Shores campus is home to seven colleges and schools offering a variety of outstanding degree programs in business, STEM, nursing and pre-med, education, fine and performing arts, communications, social work, and so much more.

In and out of the classroom, our students “Live a Barry Life” through learning, reflection, and action. Our philosophy of inclusion, social justice, and collaborative service is rooted in our Catholic heritage and inspires students to foster change locally and globally.

Through small, hands-on classes you’ll explore your interests and talents and pursue your desired career with the mentorship of dedicated faculty and the support of a passionate, diverse, and tight-knit student body. No matter your major, you’ll prepare to join the next generation of change agents and leaders.

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Barry University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
51%
SAT Range
930-1080
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,721 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,034 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 62 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 73 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

Majors

Biology at Barry University

Barry’s BS in Biology with Pre-Medical specialization offers a career-driven education for students seeking admission to medical school. By concentrating on a Pre-Med curriculum within the Biology major, you’ll prepare to apply for med school and even get a head start by learning material most students don’t encounter in their undergraduate studies. We also offer an accelerated three-year option.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    9%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,015 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
732
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Diverse
    45%
  • Laid back
    16%
  • Indifferent
    13%
  • Bored,
    8%
  • Cooprative
    5%
  • Moves Funny
    3%
  • Not sure
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
71%
Poll
42%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 91 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 113 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Expensive
    36%
  • Small which helps with courses, not partying
    24%
  • Cozy
    20%
  • Appropriately difficult
    8%
  • Waste of money
    6%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • ot sure, will not attend until 08/2019
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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