Consult with Barry University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here is an overiew of some of Barry University's admissions stats.
|Barry University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||44%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||14%|
These are the application deadlines for Barry University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Barry University does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Barry University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Barry University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with Barry University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Barry University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Barry University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Barry University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. Barry University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Barry University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Barry University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 44% of Barry University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Barry University applicants, you should aim to score between 910 and 1080 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Barry University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1080 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Barry University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Barry University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.
To be most competitive at Barry University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Barry University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Barry University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Barry University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Barry University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Barry University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Barry University.
Does Barry University accept transfer credits?
✅ Barry University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Barry University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Barry University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Barry University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Barry University?
❌ No, Barry University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Barry University's acceptance rate?
✅ Barry University has an acceptance rate of 64%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Barry University?
❌ Barry University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Barry University? Barry University is a somewhat selective institution. The Barry University acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Barry University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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