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Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    325
  • Class Notes
    255
  • Textbook Notes
    15
  • Study Guides
    55
  • Currently Enrolled
    60
  • Previously Enrolled
    300

Overview of Barry University (BU)

About this school

Barry, founded in 1940, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, Natural and Health Sciences, Nursing, Graduate Medical Sciences, Social Work, and Adult and Continuing Education. Its 122-acre campus is located in Miami Shores.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,505
    • Men:1,404 (40.1%)
    • Women:2,101 (59.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (BU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Barry University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
11300 Northeast Second Avenue
City, State, Zip
Miami Shores, FL  33161-6695
Phone
(305) 899-3100
Fax
(305) 899-2971
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 5,110 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 3,368 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 1,742 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,085 (25%) of 4,350 admitted students enrolled
Women
669 (23%) of 2,890 admitted students enrolled
Men
416 (28%) of 1,460 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
500-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
2%
• Score 500 - 600
26%
• Score 400 - 500
55%
• Score 300 - 400
17%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
410-440 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
3%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
53%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
28%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (BU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,700 (63.59743040685225%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,100 (23.768736616702355%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (3.2119914346895073%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,400 (9.421841541755889%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Barry University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 25
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001466
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
557 (92.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
539 (96.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
538 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
31 (5.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$27,266
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 474 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,631
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 458 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,882
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 537 (99.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
52 (8.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,501

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,325 (77.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,256 (97.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,209 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$22,133
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,813 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,369
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,812 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,404
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,088 (94.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
259 (8.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,068

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,176
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (BU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


325

Part-Time Faculty


410

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
368
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Barry University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors (BU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (58)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Clinical Medical Science, Master of Science, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study (46)


  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Anatomy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Information Science
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Photography
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Theology

Campus Life (BU)

Location & Geography

Population


10,654

Nearest Metropolitan Area


122 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Miami

Weather


Temperature
59.2 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
131 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


30% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bucky
School Colors
Red, black, and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Barry University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, campus activities board, scuba society, caribbean students association, jamaican association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,991

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,505
Women
2,101
Men
1,404

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 37.1% Black/African-American
  • 36.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 21.3% White
  • 1.4% Unknown

International Students


8.4%

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


3,853

Student Resources (BU)

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