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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Direct learning and student experience through sign languages, informally and formally, throughout the lifespan to cultivate rigorous academic communities, a love of learning, innovative thinking and inquiry, and the 21st century skills necessary for learners to flourish as leaders, innovators, and change-makers in a diverse global society. Woven throughout the student experience from birth through all phases of life and reflects interdisciplinary learning, the unique experience of deaf people across the spectrum of identities, and is embedded in all aspects of school and campus life.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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