Barry University

country rank  584
world rank  1580

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University Overview

Founded in 1940, Barry University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Miami (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Orlando, Tampa, Palm Beach Gardens and sites throughout Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Barry University (BU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Barry University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 82 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1940
Colours Red, black and silver

University Location

Address 11300 NE 2nd Avenue
33161-6695 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (800) 756 6000
Fax +1 (305) 899 2971
Other locations Orlando, Tampa, Palm Beach Gardens and sites throughout Florida

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 11300 NE Second Avenue
Miami Shores 33161-6695
(305) 899 3100
(800) 695 2279

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Dominican -

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Barry University's Library
Barry University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 198,015 physical volumes, 3,792 physical media, 67,909 digital/electronic medium and 143 licensed digital/electronic databases. Barry University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Barry University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,258 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)
  • Sunshine State Conference (SSC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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