Chances of getting into Barry University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Barry University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Barry University and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #50 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,795 out of 5,255 applicants were admitted making Barry University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Barry University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Barry University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Barry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Barry University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 1000

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Barry University?

Barry University typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Barry University.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Barry University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >95%
995 to 1080 Avg + 91%-95%
910 to 995 Avg - 86%-91%
825 to 910 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 825 Low <78%
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Barry University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Barry University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Barry University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Barry University?

Admission data indicates that Barry University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Barry University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Barry University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Barry University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >95%
19 to 22 Avg + 91%-95%
17 to 19 Avg - 87%-91%
15 to 17 Reach 81%-87%
Less than 15 Low <81%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Barry University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Barry University was 2.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.92 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Barry University accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Barry University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 5% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Good
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 19% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Barry University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,615 1,625 5,255
Accepted 3,348 1,441 4,795
Acceptance Rate 93% 89% 91%
Enrolled 470 174 644
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 12% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Barry University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Barry University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Barry University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Barry University.

Frequently Asked Questions

72% of students submit their SAT scores to Barry University. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

91% of those who apply are granted admission to Barry University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1080. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 26% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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