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Study at Barry University

Founded in 1940, Barry University is a private Catholic university situated in Miami Shores, Florida. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. U. S. News and World Report ranked the academic quality of Barry University as one of the strongest in South Florida in its 2005 Edition of America's Best Colleges. The university offers more than 60 traditional undergraduate programs, accelerated bachelor's programs designed specifically for working adults and more than 50 graduate programs. The university is known for its nursing, health sciences, business, teacher education, and liberal arts programs. Barry University became a member of the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) in June 1988. Barry has won six NCAA championships, three of which in women's soccer and two in volleyball.

Profile of Barry UniversityBarry is located in a large suburb, in Miami, FL. The school is officially a Roman Catholic school. Barry is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about Barry is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at the school often study computer science and engineering, family and social work, and medical administration.

Barry Selectivity

The admissions department at Barry does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 440 to 520 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 520 or higher on the math SAT. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

Barry offers classes to 8, 733 students (7, 093 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school. A large number of students at Barry are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Sunshine State Conference competitions. Barry Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors

Education and Teaching430elementary school teaching, reading teaching, special education, early childhood education, educational admin and supervision, education courses, Montessori teaching, computer teaching, . . .
Business and Management274business management, human resources, marketing, accounting, finance, international business, business administration, MIS
Family and Social Work259social work, public administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine240registered nursing, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, various nursing
Law173law, legal professions, pre-law
Computer Science and Engineering145information science, information technology, computer and info science, computer science
Liberal Arts144liberal arts and humanities, English, political science, history, general studies, economics, sociology, liberal arts and sciences
Therapy and Counselling86Counselling psychology, psychology, school psychology, clinical psychology
Science81biology, biological and biomedical sciences, physical science courses, chemistry
Medical administration79health care administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy74sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, occupational therapy
Medical Support and Technology62physician assistant, cardiovascular tech, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Medicine46podiatry, public health
Media34radio and television, public relations, advertising, communication studies, mass communication
Religion and Philosophy25theology, ministry, pastoral Counselling
Security and Law Enforcement14criminology
Art Studies10art studies
Photography and Commercial Art9photography
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science
Contact: BarryBarry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave

Miami, FL 33161-6695

General Phone: (800) 756-6000


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