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 downtown Orlando and just 45 minutes west of the Atlantic Ocean, the Barry University School of Law campus encompasses 20 acres nestled among lush Florida palms. Barry Law offers daytime and evening programs structured for full-time students and a four-year part-time program in both day and 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 leadership roles 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.
2017 Entering Class Profile
|2017 Entering Class Size||243|
|LSAT 75th Percentile||151|
|LSAT 50th Percentile||148|
|LSAT 25th Percentile||145|
|GPA 75th Percentile||3.28|
|GPA 50th Percentile||2.97|
|GPA 25th Percentile||2.69|
|Men/Women Ratio (Percent)||42% / 58%|
|Minority Students (Percent)||50%|
|Undergraduate Schools Represented||91|
|Total States Represented||27 + Canada|
|Full-Time / Part-Time Annual Tuition||$35,844 / $27,070|
|Scholarship Bonus Program||Top 10 Percent|
|Total Applications Received||1,491|
|Total Law School Enrollment (Approx.)||644|
|Pro Bono Requirement for Graduation||40 Hours|
|Credits Required to Graduate||90|
|Priority Deadline to Apply||May 1 (Fall) / Nov. 15 (Spring)|
All figures based on data as of December 1, 2017
*All LSAT percentile figures are based on the high score as opposed to the average.
Admissions Policy: Rolling. Applicant files are submitted to the Admissions Committee upon receipt of all required documents.
Scholarships and Financial Aid: All incoming students receive merit-based scholarships or grants, ranging from $1,000 to full tuition, based on undergraduate GPA and LSAT score. Scholarships are renewable, based on law school GPA.
Bar Preparation:Barry Law begins preparing students for the bar exam before they ever set foot in a classroom. The “Admission to Oath” program offers voluntary workshops to incoming students before classes begin, as well as access to a Personal Academic Counselor (PAC). Once you become a Barry Law student, your PAC will be there for you during your entire law school career. After you graduate, our Bar Prep team works closely with you to make sure you are fully prepared for the bar exam.
Academic Success:Barry Law offers students a unique advantage to enhance their legal studies through the Academic Success Program. The three main components of the program are the Study Skills Program, the Writing Center, and Individual Counseling. The program is supervised by the Director of Academic Success.
Clinical Placements:Through Barry Law’s legal clinics, students have the opportunity to practice law before they graduate. While working for course credit, law students with Certified Legal Intern status are supervised by full-time faculty members who provide direction and feedback. Students practice in four areas: Children and Families, Environmental and Earth Law, Immigration, and Collaborative Family Law.
Externships:For course credit, students work in a variety of legal settings representing real clients in real legal situations. Responsibilities include litigating cases, advising clients, interviewing witnesses, and preparing legal documents.
Accreditation: Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 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