Barry University is a private, Catholic university, which was founded in 1940 in Miami Shores, Florida
Barry University is located in a suburb north of Downtown Miami. It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami and is one of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast.
Barry offers business, nursing, health sciences, teacher education, and liberal arts programs. It currently has more than 4,000 students, a campus of 54 buildings, and 40,000 alumni. Student to faculty ratio is 14:1.
Barry University’s main campus is in Miami Shores, Florida. While the main campus is in Miami Shores, Barry University offers several continuing adult education classes at other locations in Florida. Barry University has a campus in Orlando containing the Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and a campus in Saint Petersburg that has the second branch of its Physician Assistant Program. Barry University also has a campus on the island of St. Croix where a third branch of its Physician Assistant Program is located.
There are 40 buildings at the Miami Shores campus. These contain technology laboratories and indoor and outdoor sporting facilities.
The Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library contains more than 710,000 items, including 2,600 periodical titles, 5,000 audiovisual items, 150 electronic databases, and an “excellent Catholic American collection.” The library also contains a collection of documents pertaining to Operation Pedro Pan.