When to Apply

Gallaudet University offers applicants a variety of opportunities to apply to the University based on student classification.  The Admissions Deadline Chart outlines when applications should be submitted.

All requested housing and financial aid are awarded on first come, first serves basis to admitted students.  Financial Aid is awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, who are seeking for a degree from Gallaudet University.  Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions after all application documents have been received and reviewed. To apply, click Apply Now.

Application Status

Entry Term Fee Due Date
Freshman/Transfer Student Fall Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
  Spring Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
 
Freshman not meeting the minimum admission requirements Fall Semester $50 June 30
  Spring Semester $50 November 30
       
Visiting/Exchange Student Fall Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
  Spring Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
       
Special Student/Online Special Student Fall Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
  Spring Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
       
Second Degree Student

Obtained first degree from another college/university, never attended Gallaudet, and is seeking a second degree at Gallaudet.
Fall Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
  Spring Semester $50 Applications received on a rolling basis
       
International Student Fall Semester Application and Certification of Finance form with financial documents $50 June 1
  Spring SemesterApplication and Certification of Finance form with financial documents $50 November 1

 

Application Status Entry Term Fee Due Date
English Language Institute (ELI) Students applying for admission 
to the University
Fall Semester Waived After ACT and placement testing in May and Admissions Review Committee's decision
  Spring Semester Waived After test in December and Admissions Review Committee's decision
       
Hearing Undergraduate Student Application for Fall Semester Only $50 First-in, first-served basis
       
Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation Student Application for Fall Semester Only (unless there are remaining slots available) $50 Priority Deadline April 1
     

Online Degree Completion Program

Fall Semester

$50

July 1st

Spring Semester $50 November 1st
       
Readmit Student (US Citizen) Completed at least one full semester at Gallaudet University, and left the University in good academic standing.  Fall Semester $50 August 1
  Spring Semester $50 December 1
  Summer Session $50 May 1
       
Readmit Student (US Citizen) seeking Second Degree Earned first degree at Gallaudet University, and seeking second degree at Gallaudet.  Fall Semester $50 August 1
  Spring Semester $50 December 1
  Summer Session $50 May 1
       
Readmit Student (International) Completed at least one full semester at Gallaudet University, and left the University in good academic standing. Fall SemesterApplication and Certification of Finance form with financial documents $50 June 1
  Spring SemesterApplication and Certification of Finance form with financial documents $50 November 1
  Summer SessionApplication and Certification of Finance form with financial documents $50 April 1

 

Application Status Entry Term Fee Due Date
Readmit Student (International) seeking Second Degree Earned first degree at Gallaudet University, and seeking second degree at Gallaudet.. Fall Semester $50 June 1
  Spring Semester $50 November 1
  Summer Session $50 April 1
       
Readmit Student Academic Suspension or Academic Dismissal Fall Semester $50 May 1
  Spring Semester $50 December 1
       
Disciplinary Suspension Fall Semester $50 May 1
  Spring Semester $50 December 1