Overview

Applicants
496
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

15%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
24%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
390 - 547
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
402 - 530
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
15 - 20

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
6:1
Total Faculty
291
with Terminal Degree
149

173
Women
118
Men
75
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
46%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Insurance.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication and Media Studies.
  • Communication, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Information Science/Studies.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Education, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Child Development.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Linguistics.
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Public Health Education and Promotion.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, Other.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • International/Global Studies.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work, Other.
  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Directing and Theatrical Production.
  • Photography.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Nyle DiMarco
Actor

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
46%
Graduate in 6 years
53%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,313

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$20,216

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,115

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$16,512
Required Fees
$526
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,600

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,600

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,138
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

4.32%
Asian
15.65%
African-American
12.41%
Hispanic
50.72%
Caucasian
7.82%
Unknown
4.14%
International

54% female
46% male
98% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
83%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
98%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Thelma Schroeder

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
28
Number of Honor Societies
1

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations

15% join a fraternity
9% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

176% participate in intramural sports
33% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Bison)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Bison)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball


Sustainability

77/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
See http://helpdesk.gallaudet.edu/Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Roberta Gage
Visitors Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone
2022502474

Email
visitors.center@gallaudet.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Rathskellar
Cafeteria
Bison Shop
Starbucks
Student Academic Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
National Mall (Musuems, Capitol, and others)
Pennsylvania Avenue
Union Station (Train/Metro/Bus and Shopping Center)
Dupont Circle
Adams Morgan

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
9-4:30
2022502474

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Contact Email Address for Visit
visitors.center@gallaudet.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Shuttle buses, Metro train, Greyhound, Amtrak, City Buses, taxis Closest Airport: National Airport (DCA)

Driving Instructions to Campus
From 495 (Washington Beltway) Take the exit for Route 295 South/Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Exit at Route 50/New York Avenue. Turn left at first traffic light, Bladensburg Road. At second traffic light light make right on Mt. Olivet Road. Then at second traffic light make left onto West Virginia Avenue. At first traffic light make a right onto Florida Avenue and proceed to the first right turn into Gallaudet's main entrance.

Local Accommodations
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University (202) 651-6000 Crown Plaza (202) 682-9523 1001 14th St NE Downtown Motel (202) 544-2000 1345 4th St NE Super 8 Motel (202) 543-7400 501 New York Ave NE Howard Johnson (202) 546-9200 600 New York Ave NE


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