Barry University Overview
Barry University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Miami, Florida. Miami is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Barry University Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Barry University is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Barry University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Barry University with a bachelor's degree make about $45,800 a year. That's 12% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Barry University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Barry University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Barry University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Barry University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Barry University?
Contact details for Barry University are given below.
|Address:||11300 Ne 2Nd Ave, Miami, FL 33161-6695|
How Do I Get Into Barry University?
You can apply to Barry University online at: www.barry.edu/future-students/undergraduate/admissions/admissions-process.html
Admission Requirements for Barry University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Barry University?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 64% of students accepted to Barry University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 410 and 500.
Can I Afford Barry University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Barry University, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $6,277 a year. That adds up to $25,108 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Barry University is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Barry University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,654 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,015 full-time undergraduates at Barry University, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Barry University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,086|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,111|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Barry University. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 84 countries are represented at Barry University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and Bahamas.
Online Learning at Barry University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Barry University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 29th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Barry University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Barry University was 11.2%. This is the #1,247 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Barry University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Barry University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||8%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||17%|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||11%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Barry University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Barry University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||#25|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#108|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#159|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#216|
|Business Administration & Management||#404|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Barry University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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