2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$18,390

Net Price

64%

Admitted

11%

Enrolled

41%

Graduation Rate

15/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Barry University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 7,337. In 2021, there were 248 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #34 in Florida and ranks #1250 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Post Master Certificate, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

248

Total Enrollment

7,337

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Barry University

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#34

Florida Rank

Combining ranking factors for 47 schools that offer psychology degrees in Florida, Barry University ranks #34.

#1250

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Barry University ranks #1250.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Barry University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Clinical Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Psychology and Social Work. At the post master certificate level Counseling and Applied Psychology and School Psychology are offered. At the doctorate level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPMCPhD
Clinical Psychology12
Counseling and Applied Psychology4442
Counseling Psychology212
General Psychology28
School Psychology114
Social Work81111
Total Graduates3619985
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 10,651 students applied to the Barry University. The university admitted 64% and 11% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Barry University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 55%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Barry University is 41%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 92%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare BU to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Barry University to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

BU

10,651

Applicants

64%

Percent Admitted

11%

Percent Enrolled

55%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

41%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 275 or 49% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 282 or 51% part-time faculty members employed at Barry University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 275 or 49%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

BU

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

49%

Percent Full-Time

51%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Barry University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $31,200, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $17,820 and the average cost for graduate fees is $90.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Barry University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Barry University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,626
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,378
Total Living Expenses$16,004
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$31,200
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$48,704
In-State, Graduate Tuition$17,820
In-State, Graduate Fees$90
Total Graduate Expenses$17,910
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Barry University is $18,390. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Barry University to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

BU

$48,704

Cost to Attend

$20,779

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,390

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 635 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 3,003 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $20,779.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid3,003$20,779
Pell Grants1,810$5,230
Federal Student Loans1,944$7,593
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Barry University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

BU

3,003

Grant or Scholarship Aid

44%

Grants or Scholarships

1,810

Number of Pell Grants

27%

Pell Grants

1,944

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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