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Gallaudet University
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  • 4 Year
  • WASHINGTON, DC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

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Gallaudet is an above-average private university located in Washington, D.C. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 905 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Gallaudet acceptance rate is 63%. Popular majors include Sign Language, Communications, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 44% of students, Gallaudet alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,900.

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800 FLORIDA AVE, NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20002
About Gallaudet...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Gallaudet University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Gallaudet Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
780-1040
ACT Range
14-18
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,410 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,536 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
905 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
114
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Relaxed, easy going, and challenge
    76%
  • Involved
    18%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 29 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 35 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Deaf Community
    32%
  • Asl communication
    26%
  • DEAF
    21%
  • Unique
    16%
  • Used to be DEAF but now it's audism at it's finest
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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