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Lauren Ridloff

Honorary Degree Recipient and Speaker


Celebrating the Class of 2022

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As the #3 Best Value College, 90% of students receive financial aid or scholarships.

Why Gallaudet?

The Gallaudet community. Come see what we have to offer.

COVID-19 Information

Gallaudet University and Clerc Center are open and committed to a safe and healthy learning and working environment for all of our students, employees and visitors.

Challenge & Immerse YourselF

Gallaudet is the only university in the world where students live and learn using American Sign Language (ASL) and English.

Here being deaf is not something to overcome, but the place to embrace oneself, build connections within and beyond the signing and deaf community. At Gallaudet, our students find affirmative and positive acceptance of who they are and all they have to offer our world.

The freedom to communicate easily with everyone around you without barriers will change your life. Learn more about the Bilingual Advantage.

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You Belong

No matter where you come from, your background, race, ethnicity, how you communicate – when you join our multicultural community, you will find a sense of belonging. See why our students and alumni often use this word to define Gallaudet University: HOME.

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Gallaudet graduates are either employed or furthering their education.

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Of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid.

99 %
Tuition and fees are 38% less than the national average for public out-of-state tuition.
99 %
Of new undergraduate students are New Signers.

Your Journey Starts Here!

Prepare for education at a bilingual university

You will graduate with so much more than a degree. At Gallaudet, you are welcomed to a place you can forever call home. Embrace a rich culture, develop a strong sense of self and identity, and further your professional career.

Get your bachelor’s degree here.

At Gallaudet, you will make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible. With more than 1,000 deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate students, Gallaudet University is the place to enrich your college experience and lead you to your future career.

The Gallaudet Community

Mellissa “Marlee” Brambila

Mellissa “Marlee” Brambila, '22

All the obstacles I faced vanished when I got to Gallaudet.
David King

David King, '17

Upon my arrival at Gallaudet University, I knew that I would face multiple experiences, situations, and points of view that would contribute to my learning and growth in life.
Jimel Brightly Wright

Jimel Brightly Wright, '17

Gallaudet has allowed me to set goals, accomplish them and set bigger goals.
Chaminda Hewapathirana

Chaminda Hewapathirana, '15

Gallaudet is such a beautiful and friendly community.
Natalie Delgado

Natalie Delgado, '13

Gallaudet gave me freedom in an environment where communication flows freely and easily.
Tiasha Bera

Tiasha Bera

Gallaudet University has enabled me to flourish.
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Lifelong learning and career support

Get the degree you want.

Gallaudet has more than 50 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs. No matter where you are in your higher education journey, we will help you find your best fit and accomplish your dreams.

Featured News

April 22, 2022

Nancy E. Kensicki: An appreciation

April 22, 2022

Kathryn P. Meadow Orlans: An appreciation

April 22, 2022

Idaho State University, Gallaudet to partner in $2.1 million healthcare interpreting grant

April 22, 2022

Commencement 2022

April 21, 2022

Honors Program updates

April 21, 2022

Gallaudet and U.S. Naval Academy debaters to address deaf people serving in the military

April 21, 2022

Ursula Bellugi, H-’09, passes away

April 16, 2022

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver Gallaudet University’s 152nd Commencement Address

April 15, 2022

Lauren Ridloff to receive honorary degree and speak at commencement

April 14, 2022

Gallaudet University campus to be powered by clean energy microgrid

April 13, 2022

GUAA announces its 2022 award recipients

April 8, 2022

Fifteen Gallaudet Faculty Women of Color attend national conference

Undergraduate Students

Get the education you deserve, without sacrificing the collegiate experience. We have 40 undergraduate majors and minors across 11 disciplines.
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Advance your career, starting here, starting now. We have more than 25 graduate degree programs, in addition to certificate programs and non-credit courses.
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Gallaudet has students from 40 countries, who each bring their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences to our community.
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Life in
Washington DC

A world of opportunities and an unforgettable college experience lies in one of the most vibrant, bustling cities in the United States.
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Clubs and

There’s always something fun to do at Gallaudet. Meet peers with the same interests as you, boost your networking skills, and make lifelong friends.
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What Moves You? It doesn't matter where you come from or how you stay active. There's a way to get involved in athletics and recreation at Gallaudet University.
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Tuition and
Financial Aid

Everyone deserves an affordable education. Find out what our Financial Aid team can do for you.
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With a bilingual American Sign Language and English environment, you will have access to everything and everyone at Gallaudet—including our extensive national and international connections for research, internships and careers.
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and Innovation

Be a part of the groundbreaking research and innovation happening on campus and its impact around the world.
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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate