A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Dr. Genie Gertz, Dean
Hall Memorial Building, Room S400
Gallaudet’s liberal arts curriculum embraces interdisciplinary learning, collaborative work in diverse groups, critical thinking about real-world problems, and learning about cultures and global issues.
With a broad-based, multidisciplinary, and well-rounded education, Gallaudet graduates enter an increasingly challenging job market prepared to succeed in many fields, including business, diplomacy, research, science, and teaching.
Gallaudet also values ethical decision-making and instilling respect for diverse cultures and prepares students to become productive and responsible citizens of their community, nation, and the world.
With an education from Gallaudet University, students build a solid foundation for lifelong personal and professional success. Here, high academic expectations are paired with comprehensive support services and direct communication access to faculty and staff, giving students an advantage designed to ensure they make the most of their liberal arts education as they prepare to enter the workforce or apply to graduate school.
Most of the university’s undergraduate degree programs are in the College of Arts and Sciences. The departments of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, Linguistics, and Psychology also offer graduate degree programs.
Departments within the College of Arts and Sciences:
Art, Communication, and Theatre
ASL & Deaf Studies
History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
World Language and Cultures
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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