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Gallaudet University was recently chosen by U.S. News & World Report as the number one Best Value Schools – Regional Universities (North) in the 2016 “U.S. News Best Colleges” ranking. According to U.S. News & World Report, the Best Value Schools are calculated through the university’s academic quality along with the 2014-2015 net cost of attendance for a student who receives the average level of need-based financial aid. Gallaudet was also number 19 on the Best Colleges – Regional Universities (North) list.
“The U.S. News & World Report ranking shows how Gallaudet University is committed to ensuring that the cost of tuition and fees remains fair,” said President T. Alan Hurwitz. “Gallaudet is considered “home” by our students because the university provides an environment where they can thrive, both inside and outside the classroom. Those types of experiences are valuable and Gallaudet University strives to see that all of the needs of our students are met.”
Students have many financing options such as scholarships, financial aid, and work-study, including:
There are other financial resources available such as:
The Financial Aid Office staff work directly with students and families to design a personalized financial aid package. To learn more about the financial aid options, click here. The deadline to apply for Federal Student Aid and Institutional Financial Aid is on June 1, 2016.
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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