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Barry University

Miami Shores, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

11300 NE 2nd Ave

Miami, FL 33161-6628

https://www.barry.edu/

Admission Office

11300 Northeast Second Avenue

Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695

(305) 899-3100

admissions@barry.edu

Contact : Cristen Scolastico

Director, Admissions Administration

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Roman Catholic Church

College Board Code: 5053

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 35.0%

Total undergraduates : 3,747

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 717

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 65.0%

Average financial aid package : $27,725.00

In-State Tuition : $30,940.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $30,940.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Residential campus

Other Characteristics

Off-campus sites for adult and continuing education and other graduate degrees.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : Oct 15

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 10 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 35.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 65.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 31.0%
Health Professions : 21.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 10.0%
Biology : 7.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%
Liberal Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Anatomy M
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
Biotechnology M
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Finance, General B
Human Resources Development M
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising B
Communication, General M
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Public Relations/Image Management B
Radio and Television B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Sciences, General B
Information Science/Studies B
Information Technology B

Education
Curriculum and Instruction D M
Early Childhood Education and Teaching M
Education, General B M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration M
Montessori Teacher Education M
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Reading Teacher Education M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist B
Critical Care Nursing M
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing M
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B M
Nurse Anesthetist M
Nursing Administration D M
Nursing Education M
Nursing Practice D
Occupational Therapy/Therapist D M
Physician Assistant M
Pre-Nursing Studies B
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Pre-Law Studies B D M

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies B M
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B M

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology M
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B M
Sports Studies B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Psychology
Clinical Psychology M
Counseling Psychology D M
Psychology, General B
School Psychology M

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General B
Public Administration B M
Social Work B D M

Security & Protective Services
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management B

Social Sciences
Criminology B
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Pastoral Studies/Counseling M
Theology/Theological Studies B M

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music, General B
Photography B M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Internships

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Student web hosting available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Business : 2.0%

Other : 11.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : human performance laboratory, athletic training room, cell biology/biotechnology lab, classroom of tomorrow, photography facilities, lighting studio, dark room, imaging lab, performing arts center, biomechanics lab, center for Dominican studies.

Geographic Location : 14 miles from Fort Lauderdale, 7 miles from Miami.

Very Large City

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,747

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 717

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,472

Graduate enrollment : 3,654

Student General Information

All students average age : 27

Full time students average age : 26

In state students : 84.0%

Out of state students : 16.0%

Part Time students : 14.0%

Percentage of males : 37.0%

Percentage of females : 63.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 36.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 36.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 17.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 7.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Buccaneer

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 70.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 25.0%

Housing Options

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Buccaneers

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

NCAA Division II

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Rowing (Crew)

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Other Sports : Dodgeball, kickball


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 10,577

Admitted : 5,415

Enrolled : 717

Somewhat selective 51.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Talent/Ability

Considered

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

All SAT Scores Required for Review

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Test scores and school records are important. Higher test score, GPA, and course requirements for certain majors.

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

600 - 699 : 9.0%

500 - 599 : 55.0%

400 - 499 : 36.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

600 - 699 : 8.0%

500 - 599 : 40.0%

400 - 499 : 51.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 1.0%

24 - 29 : 15.0%

18 - 23 : 55.0%

12 - 17 : 29.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 2.0%

24 - 29 : 11.0%

18 - 23 : 34.0%

12 - 17 : 52.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 4.0%

24 - 29 : 10.0%

18 - 23 : 42.0%

12 - 17 : 43.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Credit for Advanced Placement examination is based on the one year AP experience.Credit is given only in cases of scores of 3 or better on the exam with the exception of the French and Spanish language exams where a score of 4 is required to receive credit. Credit varies from 3 to 8 semester hours, depending on equivalencies available at Barry University. In no case will credit be given for more than one year's work. Advanced Placement credit cannot be duplicated either in regular courses or through the CLEP program.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

3

0

Social Studies

3

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 76.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 23.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

450 - 530

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

480 - 550

ACT Composite

17 - 21


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: Successful completion of AP tests can provide transfer courses that will often shorten the number of credits to be completed at college to earn a degree.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

Art 102B

All

Art History

3

6

Art 329 & 330

All

Biology

3

8

Biology 110 & 111

All

Calculus AB

3

7

Mathematics 110 & 211

All

Calculus BC

3

8

Mathematics 211 & 212

All

Chemistry

4

4

Chemistry 111

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Computer Science A

3

8

CS 231 & 232

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

English 111

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

English 210 & 112

All

Environmental Science

3

3

--

All

European History

3

6

History 101 & 102

All

French Language and Culture

4

6

French 101 & 102

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

Geography 301

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

Economics 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

Economics 202

All

Music Theory

3

3

Music 109

All

Physics B

4

6

Physics 201 & 202

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

3

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

3

--

All

Psychology

3

3

Psychology 281

All

Spanish Language and Culture

4

6

Spanish 101 & 102

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

4

6

--

All

Statistics

3

3

Mathematics 152

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

Political Science 201

All

United States History

3

6

History 201 & 202

All

World History: Modern

3

6

History 101 & 102 or HIS Elective

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

3

American Literature

46

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

49

3

Biology

46

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

47

3

Chemistry

47

6

College Algebra

45

3

College Mathematics

45

6

French I

41

6

German I

40

6

History of United States I

45

3

History of United States II

45

3

Human Growth and Development

45

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

52

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

47

3

Introductory Business Law

51

3

Introductory Psychology

47

3

Introductory Sociology

47

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

48

3

Principles of Management

47

3

Principles of Marketing

48

3

Principles of Microeconomics

47

3

Spanish I

41

6

Western Civilization I

46

3

Western Civilization II

47

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 73.0%

% of loans / jobs : 27.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 82.0%

% Judged to have need : 95.0%

% that were offered aid : 94.0%

% that had need fully met : 5.0%

% of need met : 65.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $27,725.00

Avg non need-based aid : $13,318.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $9,839.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,094.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $37,228.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Notification Date : Oct 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Aida Claro

Financial aid office phone : (305) 899-3673

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $930.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Music/Drama

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$30,940.00

$30,940.00

$30,940.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$30,940.00

$30,940.00

$30,940.00

Room and board:

$11,506.00

$11,400.00

$1,500.00

Books and supplies:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$3,566.00

$3,616.00

$1,216.00

Transportation expenses:

$960.00

$2,934.00

$1,834.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$48,472.00

$50,390.00

$36,990.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$48,472.00

$50,390.00

$36,990.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Rowing (Crew)

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 1,911

Transfers admitted percentage: 39.0%

Transfers admitted: 747

Transfers enrolled percentage: 25.0%

Transfers enrolled: 491

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $30,940.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,506.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,400.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $930.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students