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Barry University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Undergrads in College Housing
30%
Average Housing Cost
$6,660/ year
Poll
41%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.76 responses
Poll
45%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.104 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,270/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 75 responses
  • Buc Stop
    25%
  • Buckys Cove
    19%
  • Le international cafe
    16%
  • None really. They get tiring after a while.
    13%
  • WOW
    11%
  • Sandellas
    8%
  • Subway
    7%
45%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.87 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 72 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    32%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    33%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    22%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    13%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
76%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.68 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 56 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    54%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    34%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    7%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    5%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 63 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    29%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    40%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    10%
  • Not very visible.
    16%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 112 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    7%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    41%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    46%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Yearbook
Music
Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Barry Beauties
    23%
  • GLO
    23%
  • I just started in January 2016
    18%
  • GLO 2.0 we threw an after party
    14%
  • White Out Night
    14%
  • Greek Week
    5%
  • I just started August 2016
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 84 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    10%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    12%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    30%
  • Parties? What parties?
    46%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 33 responses
  • All white party
    39%
  • Pool party
    30%
  • I forgot but it was awesome
    9%
  • Not sure
    9%
  • Athletic banquet
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.90 responses