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Want the scoop on Barry University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Barry University offers, how the school ranks, 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?

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2021 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 27 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration and social service.

Overall Quality

Barry University is ranked #1,127 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 62 colleges in Florida, Barry University is ranked at #38.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Barry University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Barry University is 85%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Barry University is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 64% of students accepted to Barry University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 410 and 500.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Barry University  ( 470 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Barry University  ( 410 to 500 )
Barry University received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 20.

ACT Composite Scores for Barry University  ( 17 to 20 )

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Barry University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Barry University is about average at 13 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 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barry University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Barry University this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 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 16% for first-time, full-time students at Barry University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  16 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Barry University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,747 undergraduates at Barry University with 3,015 being full-time and 732 being part-time.

Barry University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 88.33 out of 100, Barry University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  88.33 out of 100
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How Much Does Barry University Cost?

The overall average net price of Barry University is $17,937. 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 +
$16,157 $16,650 $19,707 $23,992 $28,491

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 69% of students took out student loans averaging $6,277 a year. That adds up to $25,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Barry University is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your 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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Location of Barry University

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 61 majors graduated from Barry University. Of these students, 697 received undergraduate degrees and 1,246 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 179 $44,100
Nursing 111 $57,900
Public Administration 58 $58,000
General Biology 41 $34,800
Liberal Arts General Studies 35 $34,300
Computer Information Systems 31 $42,300
Allied Health Professions 21 NA
General Psychology 20 $25,100
Health & Physical Education 19 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 $45,700

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 2017-2018, 944 students took at least one online class at Barry University. This is a decrease from the 1,091 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 944 388
2016-2017 1,091 510
2015-2016 828 434
2014-2015 825 348
2013-2014 756 275

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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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