Gallaudet University

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School Overview

Gallaudet University is a higher education institution for the deaf located in Washington D.C. It was founded in 1864 by federal charter and was the first school in the world to provide higher education and advanced studies for the hard of hearing and deaf. However, the school’s graduate program also accepts a small number of hearing students each year. Gallaudet University was named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a renowned pioneer in Deaf education and learning.

General Information

Admission Office

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5750

(800) 995-0550

Fax: (202) 651-5774



Contact: Charity Reedy-Hines

Director of Admissions
Main Address

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5000

www.gallaudet.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 986

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 181

Degree-seeking undergrads: 964

Graduate enrollment: 403

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Education of Multiple Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

American Sign Language (ASL) B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Recreational Therapy B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Gallaudet University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(202) 651-5000
Website:www.gallaudet.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=gall-u
Address:800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,566
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,203 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$16,078
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,078
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,691

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Gallaudet University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gallaudet University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education5243
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics332
Health Professions and Related Programs31
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences21
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total726168

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Gallaudet University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Education21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Psychology1
Grand total222

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gallaudet University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,078
Out-of-state$16,078
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,626
Out-of-state$17,626

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid17096%
Grant or scholarship aid16995%$21,691
Student loan aid7643%$5,446

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid88487%$20,851
Federal student loans44144%$6,514

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Gallaudet University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Gallaudet University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants511232279
Percent admitted100%69%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled48%53%43%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Gallaudet University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,566
Undergraduate enrollment1,121
Graduate enrollment445

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Gallaudet University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language ( English Language Institute)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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