Barry University: Nurturing Minds, Building Futures

Written by CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb

Are you ready to embark on an educational journey that transcends the ordinary? Look no further than Barry University in Miami, Florida, where the spirit of Catholic values inspired social justice and inclusivity sets the stage for a unique college experience.

Barry prides itself on a vibrant campus life that revolves around community, compassion, and academic excellence. With programs in nursing, psychology, and business, Barry offers a diverse range of opportunities for every student to explore their passions.

Let’s dive into the heart of Barry – Barry-fest! Picture a campus buzzing with energy, where students engage in a network of support unlike any other. Here, every student has an academic and social advisor, fostering a personal connection that goes beyond the classroom. Monthly meetings ensures students not just a face in the crowd but an active, committed member of our tight-knit community.

Financial literacy is not just a term here; it’s a skill we believe every student should possess. Barry University empowers you to plan and self-advocate, building a strong foundation for your future success. And speaking of future success, our graduate programs include podiatry, physical therapy, and law school – your gateway to a world of possibilities.

With a student body of 3000 and a 15:1 ratio, Barry maintains an intimate and family-oriented atmosphere. The teaching faculty, 95 percent of whom hold a Ph.D., are dedicated to student success, ensuring a personalized and enriching learning experience.

At Barry, they are not just about hitting the books – Barry is home to D2 athletics, offering a diverse range of sports that bring the community together. And did I mention the commitment to diversity? Barry’s student body reflects a rich tapestry of backgrounds, creating a vibrant mosaic that enhances your college experience.

Worried about the cost of education? Barry University is the most affordable university in Miami, with a total cost of $46,000. But hold on – we believe in recognizing and rewarding your efforts. Automatic merit awards of up to $20,000 are up for grabs, along with prestigious scholarships like the Stamps scholarship, offering a full ride to seven exceptional students each year.

Wondering about life on campus? Barry boasts a diverse mix, with one-third of students residing on campus and two-thirds commuting. Our aim is to serve an exceptionally needy population, and we take pride in fostering an environment where every student can thrive.

A piece of advice for future Buccaneers: know your priorities. Barry University is not just about academics – it’s about building a foundation for a fulfilling and successful life. Give Barry University a consideration, where learning is an adventure and success is a shared destination.