1,121
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,472
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
66%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Gallaudet University is a University institution located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC  20002-3625
United States
Contact Phone: 202-651-5000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

511
Applied
338
Accepted
1,121
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

279
Females Applied
178
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

228
Males Applied
160
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.15
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Audiogram

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 14 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

16,512
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Fees

526
Full-time student fees
13,742
Room & board
7,512
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,472
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,629
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,329
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,115
Avg. Loan Aid
5,812
Avg. Grant Aid
20,580
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,121
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.99%
Black or African American 15.52%
White or Caucasian 52.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.62%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.54%
Two or more races 3.48%
Other 6.07%

Gender

Male (48.26%)
Female (51.74%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 82%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming and RIT/Gallaudet Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Body Government, The Buff and Blue, Rainbow Society and Green Grow

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

269
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 181
Part-time - 88
Male - 93
Female - 176