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Barry University Overview

Barry University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Miami, Florida. Barry University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Barry University Known For?

734 Undergraduate Awards
$33,005 Avg Cost After Aid
65% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Barry University is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 29% 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.

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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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Barry University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Nursing & Nursing Assistants Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Other Biological Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Public Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Public & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Barry University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#1 Highest Paid Homeland Security Graduates College Factual
#1 Highest Paid Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management Graduates College Factual
#7 Best Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management Schools College Factual
#15 Best Homeland Security Schools College Factual
#136 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools College Factual

Where Is Barry University?

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Contact details for Barry University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11300 Ne 2Nd Ave, Miami, FL 33161-6695
Phone: 800-756-6000
Website: www.barry.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barryuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/barryuniversity

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

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Barry University?

65% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
Barry University has an acceptance rate of 65%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Can I Afford Barry University?

$33,005 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
6.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Barry University is $33,005. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Barry University, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,274 a year. That adds up to $25,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Barry University is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Barry University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,857 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,523 undergraduate students at Barry University, with 2,857 being full-time and 666 being part-time.

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There are also 3,992 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,857 full-time undergraduates at Barry University, 31% are male and 69% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Barry University students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 1,102
Hispanic or Latino 1,107
White 344
International Students 172
Other Races/Ethnicities 98

Geographic Diversity

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

982 Took All Classes Online
1,741 Took At Least One Class Online
28.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,741 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Barry University has changed over the last few years.

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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 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Barry University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Barry University was $28,800 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Barry University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Homeland Security #43 #43
Allied Health Professions #46 #37

Online Growth Rankings of Barry University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Barry University was 28.0%. This is the #911 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Barry University regardless of major.

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.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 189 0 164 4 357
Nursing 101 0 128 26 255
Public Administration 48 0 147 0 195
Law 0 0 0 179 179
Social Work 15 0 136 2 153
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 124 0 124
Allied Health Professions 23 0 97 0 120
Educational Administration 0 19 46 6 71
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 6 55 5 66
General Biology 60 0 4 0 64
Health & Medical Administrative Services 28 0 26 0 54
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 40 2 42
Computer Information Systems 38 0 0 0 38
Health & Physical Education 11 0 24 0 35
General Psychology 28 0 0 0 28
Criminology 24 0 0 0 24
Special Education 0 0 22 0 22
Public Health 0 0 22 0 22
Finance & Financial Management 21 0 0 0 21
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 16 4 20
Liberal Arts General Studies 18 0 0 0 18
Teacher Education Subject Specific 8 2 6 0 16
Accounting 5 0 10 0 15
General Sales & Marketing 13 0 0 0 13
General Education 12 0 0 0 12
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 10 0 0 0 10
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 9 0 0 0 9
Fine & Studio Arts 9 0 0 0 9
Homeland Security 8 0 0 0 8
Political Science & Government 8 0 0 0 8
Chemistry 7 0 0 0 7
Public Relations & Advertising 6 0 0 0 6
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 5 0 1 0 6
General English Literature 5 0 0 0 5
International Studies 4 0 0 0 4
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 3 1 4
International Business 3 0 0 0 3
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 3 0 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 0 0 3
Music 3 0 0 0 3
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 1 1 0 2
History 2 0 0 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Science 1 0 0 0 1
Other Education 0 0 1 0 1
Philosophy 1 0 0 0 1
Sociology 1 0 0 0 1
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 1 0 1
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Research 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 0 0
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Other Physical Science 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 734 28 1,074 229 2,065

References

*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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