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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
With a combination of strong academics, enriching campus life, and affordability, Gallaudet received a “Best Value” designation by the U.S. News & World Report.
2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking.
Our tuition and fees are 58% lower than the U.S. national average for out-of-state tuition, and 90% of students receive financial aid or scholarships.
College graduates make an average of 50% more income and have half the unemployment rate of those who don’t have degrees.*
Students at Gallaudet work with faculty and peers to launch businesses, manage nonprofits, start art galleries and make research discoveries that have never existed—all before they graduate. Our overall outcomes rate of 97% positions you for a successful career after you graduate.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics
Our Financial Aid office will work with you one-on-one to answer any of your questions about financial aid, scholarships, grants or any other aspect of paying for college. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 618-6844 (videophone) or (202) 651-5290 (voice). Office hours are weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our services are available in American Sign Language and English.
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Gallaudet has more than 50 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs. No matter where you are in your higher education journey, we will help you find the best fit to accomplish your dreams.
As the nation’s capital and an international destination, Washington, D.C. often makes political headlines. In the heart of the city, Gallaudet is the perfect place to make career connections. Get an internship with one of the many national and international agencies, organizations and businesses headquartered in the DC area.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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