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Gallaudet University

800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, DC

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Gallaudet University is a nonprofit private institution located in Washington, DC and provides a large number of program options for students. Around a thousand students enroll at Galludet University yearly.

Students can choose from many areas of study, including:

  • Communications And Journalism
  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Ethnic Cultural And Gender Studies
  • Family And Consumer Sciences
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 630 to 905 for the SAT exam and between 15 to 21 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to this school. An estimated 70 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 71 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $13,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $6,000 each year. Students attending Gallaudet University may qualify for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at Gallaudet University through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

Students should visit the Gallaudet University website to see a complete list of programs offered, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Gallaudet University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Gallaudet University is about 1,500, with undergraduate students making up about 68% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $15,000-$18,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $690 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$19,102
Receiving Student Loans43%$5,448
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Gallaudet University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Gallaudet University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years26%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Audiology (Au.D.) Program
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • English Language Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Gallaudet University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (365)
  • Basketball (365)
  • Football (366)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Gallaudet University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Philosophy and Religious Studies

      Physical Sciences

      Psychology

      Public Administration and Social Services

      Recreation and Fitness Studies

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      ACCEPTANCE RATE
      61.92%

      FINANCIAL AID RATE
      93%

      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
      6:1

      DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
      20

      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
      $18,571