Program Spotlight: Barry University


Location:  3 campuses - Miami (52 students), St. Petersburg (24 students), St. Croix (24 students)

Application Cycle:  Mid-April to October 15th recommended (must receive complete application from CASPA by December 1st) - rolling admissions

Interview dates:  September - March

Start date:  Fall

Length of Program:  28 months

Public/Private:  Private

HCE:  No set requirement, but recommended 1000 hrs

GPA:  Overall and science GPA greater than 3.0

Shadowing:  Strongly recommended, and "looked upon favorably"

The Good Stuff:

  • Medical Spanish is part of the curriculum
  • Organic Chemistry OR Biochemistry can be taken 
  • No supplemental application
  • No cadaver lab, but plastic models are used
  • 4 students are chosen at both the St. Petersburg location and USVI campus to receive a 20% tuition discount (St. Croix students must agree to work in the US Virgin Islands for 2 years)
  • One of our Pre-PA coaches, Samantha, attended Barry University. Schedule a mock interview with her now! 

Program Link:  Barry University PA Program

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