Adult Learners

Admission Requirements

Degree-Completion Programs Admissions Requirements

Applying to Barry University

Barry University uses an online, interactive process called myBarry, allowing students to conveniently start their application process, ask pending questions, request more information on academic programs, and much more. You can rest assured knowing your Admission team and resources found in your personalized myBarry will guide you through the entire admissions process.

*There is no application fee when you apply online.

Admissions Criteria

To enroll in an adult learner undergraduate program, students must have earned a high school diploma or GED. In addition, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to document a work history

Active duty service members of the United States military seeking to enroll in an accelerated online program are exempt from the admissions requirement regarding work experience.

Admissions Process

  • Complete your online application
  • Submit a resume with references reflecting at least 2 years of full-time work experience
  • Submit an official transcript from each college attended.
    • Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed. You may submit unofficial transcripts for a provisional decision.
    • If no college credit or fewer than 12 academic credits have been earned, request an official high school transcript indicating graduation from a regionally accredited high school or official GED transcript.

Transfer Credits

Making the most of your time and money is important when looking to complete your undergraduate degree. You can transfer up to 90 credits from multiple sources. Here are some ways we help maximize your prior learning:

  • Schedule a free transfer credit evaluation. You can do this before even applying to understand how your previous coursework with transfer to Barry.
  • Consider the Portfolio program. You may earn up to 30 credits by demonstrating college-level learning in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • We accept transfer credits from Military courses and PONSI NATIONAL.
  • We accept credits from CLEP, Dantes, and APP Challenge.
  • Transfer credit policies

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