Barry University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,800

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,489

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.82%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

61.6%

5,025 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

7,404

68.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.6%

191 Graduates

About

Barry University is a higher education institution located in Miami-Dade County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Barry University were Registered Nursing (161 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (160 degrees), and Public Administration (84 degrees).

In 2016, 2,544 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Barry University. 66.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (675 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (606 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Barry University is $28,800, which is $2,944 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Barry University is $28,800, which is $2,944 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,489.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Barry University was $28,800. The cost of tuition at Barry University is $2,944 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$21,489

2016 Value

12.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Barry University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,489. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Barry University grew by 12.9%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,500

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Barry University was of $11,500 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 0.877% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 31.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Barry University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.2% with respect to 2015, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

5.82%

2015 Default Rate

178

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Barry University was 5.82%, which represents 178 out of the 3060 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Barry University received 5,025 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 33.5% annual growth. Out of those 5,025 applicants, 3,095 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.6% acceptance rate.

There were 7,404 students enrolled at Barry University in 2016, and 67% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Barry University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,095

Accepted Out of 5,025

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Barry University was 61.6% (3,095 admissions from 5,025 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 55.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 33.5%, while admissions grew by 49.3%.

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SAT Scores

67%

Submission Percentage

319

Scores Submitted

67% of enrolled first-time students at Barry University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Barry University has a total enrollment of 7,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Barry University is 5,041 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,363. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at Barry University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Barry University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26.1% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% White, 25.2% Black or African American, 2.89% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.392% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Barry University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (20.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (19.7%), followed by White Male (15.5%) and Black or African American Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Barry University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Barry University is 5,041 and the part-time enrollment is 2,363. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at Barry University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Barry University was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Barry University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,933

  2. White

    1,874

  3. Black or African American

    1,864

The enrolled student population at Barry University is 26.1% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% White, 25.2% Black or African American, 2.89% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.392% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 812 students (11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 858 more women than men received degrees from Barry University. The majority of degree recipients at Barry University are hispanic or latino (675 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (606 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Barry University is Registered Nursing (161 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (160 degrees) and Public Administration (84 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Barry University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (406 degrees awarded), Legal (249 degrees), and Biology (229 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barry University are Registered nurses (1,316,486 people), Physicians & surgeons (501,179 people), Social workers (224,312 people), Miscellaneous managers (224,116 people), and Medical & health services managers (186,072 people).

The most specialized majors at Barry University are Public Administration and Social Service (406 degrees awarded), Legal (249 degrees), Biology (229 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Health (680 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barry University are Public relations specialists, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Barry University are Public Administration and Social Service (406 degrees awarded), Legal (249 degrees), Biology (229 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Health (680 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barry University are Hospitals (1,922,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (445,905 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (371,995 people), Offices of physicians (323,513 people), and Outpatient care centers (322,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Barry University are Public Administration and Social Service (406 degrees awarded), Legal (249 degrees), Biology (229 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (65 degrees), and Health (680 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 161 degrees awarded

  2. 160 degrees awarded

  3. 84 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Barry University was Registered Nursing with 161 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 843

  2. 1,701

In 2016, 843 degrees were awarded to men at Barry University, which is 0.496 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,701).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Barry University in Public Administration, which is 1.61 times more than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 191 degrees were awarded to women at Barry University in Social Work, which is 7.07 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% of students graduating from Barry University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (48.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Barry University is Female and White (48.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 62.3% of graduates (119 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    675 degrees awarded

  2. White

    606 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    577 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Barry University is hispanic or latino (675 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (606 degrees).

17% of degree recipients (433 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    475 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    418 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    329 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Barry University is hispanic or latino female (475 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (418 degrees).

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Operations

Barry University has an endowment valued at nearly $36.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.3M (6.35%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Barry University had a total expenditure of $158M. Of that $158M, they spent $75.4M on salaries and $158M on benefits.

Barry University employs 120 Assistant professors, 112 Associate professors, and 80 Professors. Most academics at Barry University are Female Assistant professors (74), Female Associate professors(67), and Male Professors (48).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barry University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 202 employees, Management, with 183 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$36.2M

2015 Endowment

4.86%

growth from 2014

Barry University has an endowment valued at about $36.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Barry University grew 4.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $235M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $962k - Federal

  2. $738k - State

  3. $141k - Local

As of 2015, Barry University received $962k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $738k from state grants and contracts, and $141k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$75.4M

Salary Expenditure

$158M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Barry University had a total expenditure of $158M. Of that $158M, they spent $75.4M on salaries and $158M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Barry University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$75.4M

2015 Salaries

1.35%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Barry University paid a median of $75.4M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($158M) and a 1.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.96% decline from 2013 and a 5.48% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28.3M

Instructional Salaries

362

Number of Employees

In 2015, Barry University paid a total of $28.3M to 362 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

120 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

202 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Barry University were Assistant professor with 120 employees; Associate professor with 112 employees; and Associate professor with 80 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barry University were Office and Administrative Support with 202 employees; Management with 183 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Barry University was Female Assistant professor with 74 employees, Female Associate professor with 67 employees, and Male Professor with 48 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Barry University.

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