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Gallaudet University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,513 Students

59% Admitted

  • 1,578 full time
  • 210 part time
  • 528 men full time
  • 775 women full time
  • 413 applied
  • 284 admitted
  • 201 enrolled

1,129 Undergraduates

$15,552 Tuition/Year

  • 413 Graduates
  • 36 Non-Degree
  • $15,552 in state
  • $526 fees
  • $14,038 room & board
  • $1,600 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Trisha from Washington, DC
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  • 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…

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  • Ryan from Puyallup, WA
  • 0
  • Gallaudet University is one of the only colleges in the world that teaches in American Sign Language completely. The diverse background and cultural aspect is what brings students from across…

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  • Angelica-Jasmine from Plano, TX
  • 0
  • 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…

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  • Ashley from Canada
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  • A very accessible campus with everything conducted in American Sign Language and any other communicative devices. It has a strong student and dorm life everyday at any hour and at…

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  • Lesli from Negaunee, MI
  • 0
  • 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…

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Mission Statement

Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.

Gallaudet University
  • Located in Washington, DC
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,513 students enrolled
  • 59% admitted
  • $15,552 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Typhani from Pataskala, OH
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I went on my college visit in September and I felt at home. Everyone made sure I was involved and I met some fantastic people! I definitely recommend going!!

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  • 5
  • Caroline from Lockport, NY
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I know I will have a feeling that I will love this place! Deaf community is just the answers I need to be in!

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  • 3
  • Mariah from Snellville, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Living on campus and being away from home is quite challenging experience, but I learn from the unique experience. Meeting new friends can be such rewarding because they are like family to me. I like being on campus because having a lot of friend support while being away from home.

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