Tuition & Fees

$16,558

$16,558

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
18%
300-399
21%
200-299
21%
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
25%
400-499
32%
300-399
25%
200-299
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
19%
12-17
57%
6-11
15%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
24%
12-17
64%
6-11
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
24%
12-17
62%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
7

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 338
Declined + 173
Total Received 511
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Private (nonprofit)

1,121

undergraduate students

445

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Studies
  2. Social Work
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5240
ACT 0662

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School Facts

Gallaudet, founded in 1864, is a private, liberal arts university for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Programs are offered through the College of Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Technologies and the Graduate School and Professional Programs. Its 99-acre campus is located in northeast Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,566
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Washington, DC

99-acre, urban campus in Washington, DC (population: 681,170). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to subway and Union Station. Public transportation serves campus.

Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
18%
300-399
21%
200-299
21%
700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
25%
400-499
32%
300-399
25%
200-299
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
19%
12-17
57%
6-11
15%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
24%
12-17
64%
6-11
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
24%
12-17
62%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 338
Declined + 173
Total Received 511

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

YoungHae Park
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 800 995-0550
F: 202 651-5744
admissions.office@gallaudet.edu

Cost

Tuition $16,032
Room $6,914
Board $5,090
Additional fees $526
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $30,162
Average Financial Aid - $20,705
Total with Avg. Aid $9,457

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,705

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,673,804
State $8,314,476
Institutional $5,306,142
Other external $156,089
Total $16,450,511

Non-need-based

Federal
State $760,864
Institutional $259,529
Other external $4,250
Total $1,024,643

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference, Capital Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bison
School colors
buff and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Sign Language
Art/Media Design
Audiology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Criminology
Critical Studies in the Education of Deaf Learners
Deaf Education
Deaf Studies
Education
Educational Neuroscience
English
Family/Child Studies
Government
Hearing/Speech/Language Sciences
History
Information Technology
International Development
International Studies
Interpretation
Linguistics
Mathematics
Mental Health/Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Education/Recreation
Psychology
Public Administration
Risk Management/Insurance
School Counseling
Sign Language Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Studio Art
Theatre Arts/Production/Performance
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Undergraduate

72%

1,121
students

Female
52%
580

Male
48%
541

Graduate

28%

445
students

Female
76%
338

Male
24%
107

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,082
students

Female
52%
558

Male
48%
524

undergraduatePart-time

4%

39
students

Female
57%
22

Male
43%
17

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

78%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Botswana
Canada
China
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tami Santimyer
International Students Admissions Counselor
202 651-5750
tami.santimyer@gallaudet.edu

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