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.
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Whether you join one of Gallaudet’s NCAA Division III winning sports teams or simply cheer them on, you’ll feel the pride that Bison athletics brings to campus.
See highlights of Bison football on TV. Rock the Field House at a home basketball game. Help take your team to the NCAA volleyball tournament. Or reach for your personal best on an intramural team or in our fitness complex.
Learn more about our physical education degree program.
"What is awesome about being a student-athlete is that you make new friends from other colleges." Athletic Spotlight: Neal Matthews
"Gallaudet has opened many doors for me and pushed me to get out of my comfort zone." Athletic Spotlight: Sofia Lindevall.
"If I had gone to any other university, I would be different from all my other teammates and I wouldn't be able to communicate with them or the coaches as well." Athletic Spotlight: Todd Collins
"At Gallaudet, I became more confident." Athletic Spotlight: Brianna Stroud-Williams.
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Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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