Undergraduate Financial Aid

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Maybe, by the time you’ve arrived, you’re already able to see your path clearly. Maybe you'll need our help finding or refining it along the way. Either way, we at Barry University know that your path needs to be affordable, too.

That is why we have a fantastic merit-based scholarship program, with awards up to $17,000 based upon your cumulative GPA and standardized test scores, available if you are a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student.

Merit-Based Scholarships

At Barry, merit-based scholarships are determined by GPAs and test scores. These scholarships are available for freshmen (including test optional), transfers, international, DACA, and Dreamer applicants.

Below is a list of merit-based scholarships:

  • Presidential Scholarship: $12,000 - $19,000
  • Trustee Award: $10,00 - $17,500
  • Dean's Award: $8,000 - $14,500
  • Red, Black and Silver: $6,000 – $12,500
  • Achievement Award: $2,000 - $7,500

You don't even need a separate application to find out if you are eligible for our merit-based scholarships!

Find out what you qualify for with our Net Price Calculator.

When you submit your admissions application, we will automatically determine your eligibility for and award your Barry merit-based scholarship upon acceptance.


We also participate in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. In order to determine your eligibility for these programs, you need submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Since funds may be limited, we encourage you to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible to ensure maximum financial aid eligibility.

Barry's Federal School Code is 001466

Over 90% of our student body receives some form of financial assistance. Our office manages approximately $150 million in student financial aid for eligible students, from a variety of sources. You can afford the benefits of a private college education. We will work with you to determine exactly what you are eligible for.