Resources › For Students and Parents Barry University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Barry University Student Union. Jutland86 / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 03, 2018 Barry University Admissions Overview: Barry University requires test scores as part of the the admissions process. Both tests--the SAT and ACT--are accepted. Students also must submit an application and high school transcripts. There is no application fee for students who submit their applications online. While visiting the campus isn't a requirement of a student's application, it is strongly encouraged. With an acceptance rate of 46%, Barry is fairly selective; about half of students who apply do not get admitted. Admissions Data (2016): Barry University Acceptance Rate: 62%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 430 / 510SAT Math: 420 / 500SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 21ACT English: 16 / 22ACT Math: 16 / 21What these ACT numbers mean Barry University Description: Founded in 1940, Barry University is a private, four-year, Roman Catholic university located in Miami Shores, Florida. Barry offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs across its many schools and colleges: Business, Education, Law, Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, Podiatric Medicine, Social Work, Adult and Continuing Education, Arts and Sciences, and Health Sciences. High-achieving students should check out Barry's Honors Program. Academics at the university are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. For engagement outside of the classroom, Barry offers over 80 student clubs and organizations, fraternities and sororities, and intramural sports like dodge ball, kickball, and table tennis. For intercollegiate athletics, Barry competes in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference with 12 varsity teams. The school has won nine NCAA championships. Popular sports include baseball, soccer, softball, and rowing. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 7,404 (3,541 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female83% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $28,800Books: $1,500 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,800Other Expenses: $4,740Total Cost: $45,840 Barry University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 95%Loans: 70%Average Amount of AidGrants: $23,088Loans: $6,416 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, General Studies, Health Services Administration, Information Technology, Nursing, Public Administration Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 65%Transfer Out Rate: 49%4-Year Graduation Rate: 16%6-Year Graduation Rate: 31% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, SoccerWomen's Sports: Rowing, Basketball, Golf, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Barry University, You May Also Like These Schools: For applicants interested in a Roman Catholic school that's also located in the Southeast, other great options include St. Thomas University, Bellarmine University, Spring Hill College, Loyola University New Orleans, and Marymount University. Those looking for a mid-sized school in Florida that offers a range of academic programs should consider Southeastern University, Bethune-Cookman University, and Nova Southeastern University. Barry University Mission Statement: see the complete mission statement at https://www.barry.edu/about/history/ "Barry University is a Catholic institution of higher education founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Barry University is a scholarly community committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate, graduate and professional education."