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Barry University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Barry University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and 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 recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, 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

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Barry University is ranked #1,127 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Barry University also holds the #38 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

See all of the rankings for Barry University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Barry University?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 85%, Barry University is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

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 is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Barry University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

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 3,505 undergraduates at Barry University with 2,991 being full-time and 514 being part-time.

Barry University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Barry University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,800 in their early years. 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

Barry University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Miami, Florida. Barry University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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

Learn more about online learning at Barry University.

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