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Barry University

Miami Shores, FL

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Barry University is a private, Catholic school located in Miami Shores, Fla. Founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, the university puts an emphasis on a liberal arts tradition. The university offers undergraduate degrees in many different fields, and also offers a “Take 5” degree in which you can earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. Students are encouraged to become active in the local community through the school’s Service Learning program, which includes activities such as painting homes for seniors or aiding in reef cleanup. The school has 2,747 undergraduate students and 3,748 graduate students.

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Quick Facts

11300 N.E. Second Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695

2012-2013 Tuition

$28,160 Tuition and Fees


4619 undergraduate students
37% male / 63% female


rolling application deadline
51.9% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1940

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Legal Studies, General, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Radiation Biology/Radiobiology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration, Social Work, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Photography, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist, Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician, Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Occupational Therapy/Therapist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Radio and Television, Advertising, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,619
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,802
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 749
Percent of male undergraduates: 37%
Percent of female undergraduates: 63%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%

Student Services

Basic services offered: health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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