Washington, DC, USA
3.27 Average Rating
Founded in 1864 in Washington, DC, Gallaudet University is a private, international institution that focuses on education for the deaf and hard of hearing. All classes are taught in both English and American Sign Language. Many students choose to major in communications, sign language, or minority and group studies. Gallaudet University is the largest publisher of books for and about the deaf community in the world.
Key Admissions Stats
- Not for Profit
This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission
Level of Institution
|Application Type||Application Deadline||Reply Deadline|
|Fall Regular Decision||July 30|
Admitted Student Stats
Average ACT Composite: 15
Average SAT Composite: 919
Key Academic Stats
Highest Degree Offered
Total Number of Students
Total Number of Undergrads
SemesterSee your fit
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
6:1US National: 21:1
Tuition, Cost & Aid
Key Financial Stats
Average Net Price
|In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.||
|Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.||
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Aid & Grants
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
Average Aid Per Year
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
Average Loan Amount Per Year
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
Key Campus Stats
45%US National: 44%
55%US National: 56%
Size of Town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
On Campus Women's Center
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Divisional Sports Nickname
buff and blue
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
24-HR security patrol
Campus emergency phones
Post Grad Stats
Top 5 Cities
6 years after graduation
What Students Are Saying
3.27 Average Rating
it is a wonderful university for bilingual students, especially deaf, hard of hearing, and coda students. gallaudet university students shows lot of respect for others, new signers, non-signers, or fluent signers. it is a paradise.
Trisha from Washington, DC
This university radiates a welcoming atmosphere with students and faculty that are tight-knit and are accepting of one another no matter their status. The buildings are widely dispersed but overflowing with history as they offer varying activities, courses, and majors.
Angelica-Jasmine from Plano, TX
Gallaudet is an awesome college, where you can be successful, and achieve your goal. It doesn't matter if you are old, young, disabled, not disabled, deaf, hearing, hard of hearing, and more you can still attend this college. If you have big dreams and don't know what college to go to, Gallaudet can help.
Tina from Rockford, IL
Gallaudet has give me the opportunity to prove myself as an deaf individual, not only to my family, to the society as well. Not only opportunities poured in, the communication at Gallaudet has made it accessible for the deaf students. I can say I fell in love with Gallaudet and am proud to call myself deaf.
LINDSEY from WASHINGTON, DC
An excellent school for Deaf, Hard of Hearing or students already familiar with ASL. You will be given a well-rounded education and become familiar with more than just your major. Staff and faculty are very helpful and friendly.
Marilyn from Fredericksburg, VA
Gallaudet University is a University for deaf or hard of hearing students. Gallaudet University is an amazing college for deaf or hard of hearing people. It is a university that helps college students shine and become successful in their future careers and in their lives.
Lesli from Negaunee, MI
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