Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

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Tuition & Fees

$17,038

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
35%
300-399
20%
600-699
10%
500-599
17%
400-499
43%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
9%
18-23
27%
12-17
61%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

6

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 292
Declined 185
Total Received 477
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Private

1,075

undergraduate students

410

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Gallaudet University, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,485
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational

99-acre, urban campus in Washington, DC (population: 702,455). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to subway and Union Station. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reagan National

Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
20002

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Body Government
  • The Buff and Blue
  • Rainbow Society
  • Green Grow

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • RIT/Gallaudet Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
35%
300-399
20%
600-699
10%
500-599
17%
400-499
43%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
9%
18-23
27%
12-17
61%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.16

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 292
Declined 185
Total Received 477

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,177

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $16,512
Additional fees $526
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $4,500
Total $23,138
Average Financial Aid - $5,177
Total with Avg. Aid $17,961

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American Government and Politics (United States)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,485

total students

4%

in-state

96%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,075
students

Female
54%
584

Male
46%
491

28%

410
students

Female
72%
295

Male
28%
115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,005
students

Female
55%
545

Male
45%
460

7%

70
students

Female
56%
39

Male
44%
31

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

80

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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
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