Barry Law School

General Info

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The Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law is an ABA accredited law school located in Orlando, Florida. The school is an academic college of Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. The school's mission is to educate students to become responsible lawyers, trained to assume an active role in the legal community. At Barry Law, 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. Students at Barry Law have many opportunities to experience the "law-in-action" concept, both in the classroom and through practical application. Small classes foster a collegial student/professor relationship and enable the School of Law to provide legal education at its best. Barry Law offers a three-year daytime program structured for full-time students. The School of Law also offers a four-year extended studies program in the evening to accommodate working adults or anyone who, for whatever reason, is unable to pursue three full-time years of study toward a law degree.

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Barry Law School Admissions

Barry Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 61% of its applicants. Comparatively, Barry is Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2024 1452 881 (60.67%) 278 (19.1%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.64 2.96 3.29
LSAT 144 146 150

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $35,844 $35,844
Part Time $27,070 $27,070

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: $26,050
  • Living at home: $26,050

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: N/A

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Barry Law School Community

Barry Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Barry is Above Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 35
  • Part Time: 44

Faculty

  • # Female Faculty: 40
  • # Minority Faculty: 19

Ratio

21.6 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: No
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Barry Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Barry University School of Law 1L section size is 31% smaller than law schools in Florida and 38% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Barry Law School: 106
Florida Average: 139
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 697
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 90

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 77
  • Law Journals: 190
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 24.2%
  • Second Year: 5.2%
  • Third Year: 0.4%
  • Fourth Year: 3.1%

Barry Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Barry University School of Law class of 2019 had an employment rate of 78% with 3% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2019, 92.3%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 54.0%
  • Business: 14.0%
  • Government: 22.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • Florida: 85%
  • California: 2%
  • New Jersey: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 92.3%
  • First Time Takers: 195
  • Average School: 62.2%
  • Average State: 72.1%
  • Pass Difference: -9.9%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Florida: 72.1%
  • Passed: 112 of 180 (62.2%)
  • State Average: 72.1%
  • Difference: -9.9%