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.
Merrill Learning Center (MLC), Upper Level, Room 2200
The ASLPI is a standardized holistic language proficiency evaluation that provides testing nationally and internationally. The ASLPI provides comprehensive training, consultation and evaluation of American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency and communicative competence to promote each individual to higher education, intellectual and professional advancement for direct communication. The services provided by The ASLPI promote language and communication awareness, and support constituencies in the transition of becoming more involved participants in communities by improving communication accessibility.
The data and information generated by the ASLPI benefits not only individual language learning, but is also essential to universities, employers and governing bodies. Evaluating language elevates American Sign Language to its rightful place alongside English in support of bilingualism. The ASLPI is utilized for an array of purposes which include, but are not limited to:
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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