Barry University

Miami Shores, FL

Barry, founded in 1940, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, Natural and Health Sciences, Nursing, Graduate Medical Sciences, Social Work, and Adult and Continuing Education. Its 122-acre campus is located in Miami Shores.

Website: www.barry.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,505
Undergraduate
Students
(59.9%) 2,101 Women
(40.1%) 1,404 Men
3,853
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 5,110 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
500-520 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
410-440 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,700
Tuition and Fees
$29,700
Room and Board
$11,100
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$27,266
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,176
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
325
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Miami Shores Population
10,654
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Miami
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bucky
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
37.1% Black/African-American
36.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
21.3% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
8.4%
First-Year Students Returning
61.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
11300 Northeast Second Avenue
City, State, Zip
Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695
Phone
(305) 899-3100
Fax
(305) 899-2971
E-mail
admissions@barry.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 5,110 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 3,368 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 1,742 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,085 (25%) of 4,350 admitted students enrolled
Women
669 (23%) of 2,890 admitted students enrolled
Men
416 (28%) of 1,460 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500-520 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
2%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
55%
Score of 300 - 400
17%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
410-440 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
3%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
53%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
17-20 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
7%
Score of 18 - 23
63%
Score of 12 - 17
28%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 0%
Top quarter: 100%
Top half: 0%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$46,700
Tuition and Fees
$29,700
Room and Board
$11,100
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$4,400
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 25
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001466
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
557 (92.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
539 (96.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
538 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
31 (5.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$27,266
Need-Based Gift
Received by 474 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,631
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 458 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,882
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 537 (99.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
52 (8.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,501

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,325 (77.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,256 (97.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,209 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$22,133
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,813 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,369
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,812 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,404
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,088 (94.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
259 (8.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,068

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,176
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Not reported
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
325
Part-Time Faculty
410
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available on Campus
368
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Anatomy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Information Science
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Photography
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Ministry

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Law
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Location and Setting


Miami Shores Population
10,654
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Miami
Campus Size
122 acres

Weather

Temperature
59.2 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
131 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bucky
School Colors
Red, black, and silver

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x    
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, campus activities board, scuba society, caribbean students association, jamaican association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,505
Women
2,101 (59.9%)
Men
1,404 (40.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,991
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
37.1% Black/African-American
36.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
21.3% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students.
8.4%
Average Age
28
All Graduate Students
3,853

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
61.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
Not reported

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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