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Barry University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Barry University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Barry University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Barry University was awarded 92 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is crisis/emergency/disaster management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Barry University as #1,540 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Barry University is also ranked #58 out of 87 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Barry University?

Acceptance Rate

Barry University has an acceptance rate of 65%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Barry University.

Learn more about Barry University admissions.

Barry University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Barry University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Barry University is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barry University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Barry University is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 19% for first-time, full-time students at Barry University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100

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Barry University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,523 undergraduates at Barry University with 2,857 being full-time and 666 being part-time.

How Much Does Barry University Cost?

The overall average net price of Barry University is $17,994. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Barry University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,405 $17,112 $19,257 $24,829 $27,046

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Barry University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Barry University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Barry University make around $45,800 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Barry University students since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Barry University make the most money.

Location of Barry University

Located in Miami, Florida, Barry University is a private not-for-profit institution. Miami is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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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

Barry University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from Barry University. Of these students, 734 received undergraduate degrees and 1,309 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 189 $47,949
Nursing 101 $63,869
General Biology 60 $27,048
Public Administration 48 $56,776
Computer Information Systems 38 $47,260
Health & Medical Administrative Services 28 $45,500
General Psychology 28 $25,856
Criminology 24 $29,685
Allied Health Professions 23 $108,092
Finance & Financial Management 21 $52,107

Learn more about the majors offered at Barry University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Barry University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,741 students took at least one online class at Barry University. This is an increase from the 1,208 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,741 982
2018-2019 1,208 641
2017-2018 944 388
2016-2017 1,091 510
2015-2016 828 434

Learn more about online learning at Barry University.

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Notes and 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.


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