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Barry University

Miami Shores, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate64%
Acceptance Rate64%

About Barry University

Barry University Overview

Barry University is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Miami Shores, Florida. Barry University was founded in 1940 and the school presently has around 7,337 students per year, which includes 3,332 undergraduate students. Barry University offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

Student Involvement at Barry University

Are you interested in music or performing? At Barry University you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Barry University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Barry University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Barry University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Barry University on the Student Life page.

2022 Barry University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 64%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 44%
Tuition $32,000
Percent of Need Met 62%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $26,367.72

Is Barry University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Barry University offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Barry University Acceptance Rate 2022

Barry University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 64% of applicants get into Barry University each year. Last year, 10,694 students applied to Barry University and 6,793 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barry University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 55% of students who start at Barry University come back for their second year of college. 41% of Barry University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Barry University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Barry University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Barry University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Barry University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Barry University meets 62% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,367.72 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $36,584.89 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Barry University.

Based on this information, is Barry University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Barry University a good school for you?

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Where is Barry University Located?

Barry University is located in the suburban setting of Miami Shores, Florida, in the suburbs of Miami.

If you are interested in seeing Barry University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Miami Shores, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Miami International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Barry University and Miami Shores are like without leaving home.

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College Info

11300 Northeast Second Avenue Miami Shores, FL 33010

Campus Setting: Suburban

Barry University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Barry University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Barry University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Barry University ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 20

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Barry University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

910 - 1080


Math SAT Range

430 - 530


Reading SAT Range

460 - 560

Barry University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Barry University is like? There are approximately 7,337 students enrolled at Barry University, including 3,332 undergraduate students and 4,005 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from FL and 23% percent of students are from other states.


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