Entering Class Profile
BARRY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
6441 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32807
Toll Free (866) JD Barry
Located 15 minutes east of the bustling downtown district of Orlando and just 45 minutes west of the Atlantic Ocean, the Barry University School of Law campus encompasses twenty acres nestled among lush Florida palms. Barry Law offers a three-year daytime program structured for full time students and a four-year extended studies program in the evening.
As a mission-driven institution emphasizing community service, social justice, and quality education in a caring environment, Barry Law educates students to become responsible lawyers, prepared to assume an active role in the legal community. Students are trained to act in strict accord with the highest ethical standards and to exercise their professional skills competently, with sensitivity to the needs and concerns of their clients and others in need.
2012 Entering Class Profile
Entering Class Size
LSAT 75th Percentile*
LSAT 50th Percentile
LSAT 25th Percentile
GPA 75th Percentile
GPA 50th Percentile
GPA 25th Percentile
Men/Women Ratio (Percent)
Minority Students (Percent)
Median Age (Range 20 to 56)
Undergraduate Schools Represented
Total States Represented
Florida Residents (Percent)
Barry Law Scholarship Consideration
Percent Receiving Scholarships ($1,000 to $23,000)
Scholarship Renewal Requirements
2.6 to 2.8
Full-Time / Part-Time Annual Tuition
$34,300 / $25,900
Scholarship Bonus Program
Top 10 Percent
Total Applications Received
Total Law School Enrollment (Approx.)
Pro Bono Requirement For Graduation
Credits Required to Graduate
Priority Deadline to Apply
All figures based on data as of August 27, 2012
*All LSAT percentile figures are based on the high score as opposed to the average.
Admissions Policy: Rolling. Applicant files are turned over to the admissions committee upon receipt of all required items.
Scholarships and Financial Aid: All admitted students are considered for Barry Law scholarships involving generous renewal provisions and a scholarship bonus program (top 10 percent) for upper-division students. Awards are based on merit including LSAT scores and GPA. Law students who do well after the first and second year may also qualify for merit-based awards based on law GPA.
Bar Preparation: Students start preparing for the bar exam from day one of law school in the "Orientation to Oath of Attorney" program. Through first year bar application assistance and core subject workshops, to second year review and test taking skills, then on to third year state and national bar preparation courses for credit, students are thoroughly prepared to study and sit for any bar exam.
Academic Success: Barry Law offers students a unique advantage to enhance their legal studies through the Academic Success Program. Included in the program is the Writing Center led by carefully screened upper division students, individual counseling and skill-building workshops including exam planning and writing.
Clinical Placements: Barry Law runs a law firm out of the school in which students are able to practice law before they graduate. While working for course credit, law students are supervised by full-time faculty members who provide direction and feedback. The law firm practices in three areas: Environmental, Immigration and Child and Family.
Externships: For course credit, students work in a variety of legal settings representing real clients in real legal controversies. Responsibilities include litigating cases, advising clients, interviewing witnesses, and preparing legal documents. There is a variety of government and non-profit law offices and in both federal and state court judicial chambers as well as a mediation clinic.
Co-Curricular Teams: Moot court (appellate level) and trial teams compete against other law schools both regionally and nationally. Visit the website for more details regarding Barry Law teams' most recent successes.
Mentors: Law students benefit from the vast experience of the law school faculty through the Mentor Program. Faculty mentors meet with students to assist with course selection and direction, exam preparation, networking and career advice, and any other issues that arise.
Affiliation: Since 1999, the School of Law has been exclusively located in Orlando. The main campus is based in Miami Shores. Founded in 1940, Barry University is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Order of Sisters from Adrian, Michigan. Within its Catholic Dominican tradition, Barry Law values matters of faith through religious freedom and acceptance of diversity.
Mission: Barry Law offers a quality legal education in a caring environment with a spiritual dimension while emphasizing community service and social justice. We challenge students to embrace intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and social responsibility in an atmosphere of academic freedom.
Accreditation: Barry University School of Law is fully accredited by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. Further information as to the Standards and Rules of Procedure for the Approval of Law Schools by the American Bar Association may be obtained from 321 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654, (312) 988-6738.
Contact Us: 6441 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32807 • Telephone: (321) 206-5600 • Toll Free (866) JD Barry • www.barry.edu/law