How to Apply

In addition to the regular admissions process, students are required to apply directly to the CAL Program and submit the required materials.

Please send the following required documents directly to the CAL Program:

  1. Psychoeducational Evaluation Report: Submit a copy of your most recent psychoeducational evaluation report directly to the Director of the CAL Program. This report should include a complete psychoeducational evaluation performed by a licensed psychologist or educational specialist in learning disabilities.
    • The evaluation must also include intelligence testing (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale/WAIS IV, is preferred), achievement testing, information processing testing, and a clear statement of diagnosis.
    • The testing must have been conducted within the past three years. For more information regarding necessary requirements for the psychoeducational evaluation, please review the Documentation of Learning Disabilities.
  2. Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of recommendation; this could be from your school counselor, learning disabilities specialist, or teacher.
  3. Personal Essay: Submit a two- page typed essay including the following information:
    • Describe yourself as a learner including your strengths and challenges
    • Any extra-curricular achievements and/or talents
    • Intended major
    • Conclude your essay explaining why you think you would benefit from participating in the CAL Program.
  4. Individual Education Plan (IEP): If available.

These documents may be sent by mail, email, or by fax to the contact information listed below:

Barry University
11300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami Shores, FL  33161
Madalay Fleming
Garner 115 – CAL Program
Fax: (305)899-3778   ATTN: Madalay Fleming

** Upon review of all above listed documents, we will contact you regarding the status of your application, and if appropriate, arrange for an interview.

Cost of the CAL Program

The CAL Program fee is $3,500 per semester for the fall and for the spring. It is reduced to $705 per semester for summer terms. The CAL fee is subject to change.