Barry University

Address 11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161
Metropolitan Area South Florida, Miami Shores
Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State $28,000
School Type Private-Christian
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Year Founded 1940
School Website

Located on a beautiful campus about 10 miles north of downtown Miami, Barry University is well-regarded for the diversity of its student body. It is the second largest Catholic university in the Southeastern United States.

The Cor Jesu Chapel (pictured) is the physical and spiritual heart of Barry University.

2013 Admissions Data

Acceptance Rate 52%
Average High School GPA 3.14
Average SAT Scores Critical Reading: 440-520
Math: 420-520
Average ACT Scores Math: 16-22
English: 16-22
Application Fee $30 ($20 if online)
Financial Aid Deadline Rolling Basis

Admissions at Barry University are somewhat selective, so be sure to show your best on the application.

If you wish to live on campus at Barry University, apply as early as possible since residence halls there fill up very fast.


Number of Majors Offered more than 60
Most Popular Majors Business/Commerce
Elementary Education and Teaching
Information Science/Studies
Student to Faculty Ratio 13:1

Barry University offers a wide range of courses with less of a focus on only theological/religious courses as several other religious universities in Florida do.

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Student Body

Undergraduates 5,916
Postgraduates 3,408
Male to Female Ratio 31:69
Percent Out-of-State 26%
Student Heritage

Student Life

Athletic teams at Barry University participate in the Sunshine State Conference. Barry University have programs for Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Rowing, Tennis and Volleyball.

There are numerous student organizations as well as Fraternities and Sororities at Barry.

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