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.
Chief Administrative Officer:Nicole Sutliffe
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Through its Office of National Outreach, Gallaudet University brings its wealth of resources, services and programs to deaf people, families, and professionals around the country. Whether it's through one of our regional centers or our very popular youth programs such as the Academic Bowl or the Battle of the Books, the Office of National Outreach has something for everyone.
The Office of National Outreach has two major components:
Through partnerships with host institutions, the outreach services of the Gallaudet University Regional Centers include:
The Youth Programs component provides opportunities for middle and high school students to connect with each other, pursue academic challenges, and experience personal and academic development. The Youth Programs accomplish this through its regional and national Academic Bowl competitions, and national Battle of the Books competition. Also offered are summer learning experiences for high school students.
We are always happy to talk with you. Contact us at the Office of National Outreach.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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