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.
For more than 150 years, Gallaudet has engaged students in a rigorous liberal arts education while fully immersed in a bilingual environment using American Sign Language and English.
you will study across disciplines and address real-world challenges that allow you to explore your passions and prepare for your future.
There is no other place like Gallaudet on the planet. Join an inclusive, supportive, and academically outstanding environment that teaches and transforms students unlike any other.
By attending Gallaudet, you immediately become part of an international university, dedicated to deaf and hard of hearing students, education, and research.
Work on projects and internships, here in Washington, D.C., across the nation or abroad. Explore every field you can think of—and some you may not yet know about.
Gallaudet employs talented professors in art, digital media, American Sign Language (ASL),deaf studies, business, communication studies, educational neuroscience, government, interpretation, molecular genetics and more. They have created rigorous, challenging programs that are fully accessible in both ASL and English.
97% of our recent Gallaudet graduates are employed or in post-graduate education. No matter where you are in your higher education journey, we will help you find the best fit to accomplish your dreams.
Everything (yes, everything!) is communicated visually in American Sign Language (ASL) and English so that you don't miss a thing—and we offer plenty of support if ASL is not your first language. Our aim is simple, make your enrollment and acclimation a smooth and enjoyable experience.
Deciding where to go to college can be one of the most impactful decisions of your life. Making the right choice can be the difference between thriving in an accessible environment or settling for your education. Here, you become connected, included, and inspired on day one—making acclimation and social connection easier.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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