Admission Requirements

First Year Applicants Are Required To Complete The Following Application Process:

  1. Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account or submitting a Common App. (There is no application fee.)
  2. Submit transcriptsfrom all secondary and post-secondary institutions.
  3. Barry University reviews applications for test-optional acceptance. Freshmen domestic students may opt-in either when they apply, or if they have already applied.
  4. If you do not meet the requirement to test-optional acceptance, SAT or ACT scores are required for students (applies to students under the age of 21). When submitting an ACT and/or SAT score you may:
    • Request that official scoresbe sent to Barry directly from the testing agency.
      The Barry University code for SAT I: 5053; ACT: 0718.
    • Self-report your scores on your application. Enter your highest score for each section exactly as you receive them. If you are self-reporting your scores, you will be required to submit official score reports only if you are admitted and choose to enroll.
  5. If you have completed a G.E.D., forward the official results of that examination and the high school transcriptsdocumenting your secondary education.
  6. For assistance with the application process and a full description of admissions requirements, please consult your program pages, the Barry University catalog, or better yet, speak with your admissions counselorwhen you visit us on campus.

For a more detailed description of admissions requirements, please contact an Admissions representative at

Transfer Students

Schedule a campus visit and see why Barry University is where you belong.

You'll go on a tour of our campus with an admissions ambassador -- a Barry student who can share some of his/her experiences of Barry with you. You'll also have a personal meeting with an admissions and a financial aid counselor. A few hours of your time will bring you a lot of clarity regarding your future. You'll leave knowing about:

  • Your Barry scholarship qualification
  • Your financial aid package (if your Institutional Student Aid Report is available)
  • Your transfer credits (if you bring your transcripts)

E-mail us today at or call the 305-899-3113 (toll-free 1-800-695-2279) to schedule you visit. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!