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Barry University Data & Information Overview

135 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
64% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Barry University Ranked?

#1,206 Best Colleges in Nation
#38 Best Colleges in FL
Allied Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2024 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 135 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Barry University as #1,206 out of 2,238 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list.

Barry University is also ranked #38 out of 77 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Barry University?

64% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Barry University is a competitive 64%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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Barry University Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
45% Full Time Teachers

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 45%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  45 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barry University

55% Freshmen Retention
21% On-Time Graduation Rate

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 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 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 21% for first-time, full-time students at Barry University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100

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Barry University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,857 Full-Time Undergraduates
81.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
68.6% Percent Women

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?

$20,539 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
$23,780 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Barry University is $20,539. 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 +
$18,027 $19,537 $22,551 $28,533 $29,709

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 72% of students took out student loans averaging $5,945 a year. That adds up to $23,780 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Barry University is 5.8%. 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?

$53,436 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Barry University make around $53,436 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Barry University graduates since it is 26% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Barry University

Florida State
2,857 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
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

60 Majors With Completions
740 Undergraduate Degrees
1,193 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from Barry University. Of these students, 740 received undergraduate degrees and 1,193 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 150 $50,442
Nursing 110 $69,503
Public Administration 63 $71,434
General Biology 51 $28,455
Computer Information Systems 33 $43,667
General Psychology 28 $24,097
Health & Physical Education 27 $28,948
Criminology 25 $29,761
Health & Medical Administrative Services 24 NA
Finance & Financial Management 23 $43,451

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

Online Learning at Barry University

35% Take At Least One Class Online
17% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 2,581 students took at least one online class at Barry University. This is an increase from the 1,741 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 2,581 1,244
2019-2020 1,741 982
2018-2019 1,208 641
2017-2018 862 328
2016-2017 1,091 510

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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