57%

Acceptance Rate

$22,470

Avg.Financial Aid

001443

FAFSA Code

About Gallaudet University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,557

Website

www.gallaudet.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

800 Florida Ave NE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2026515000
Fax: 2026515508
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Gallaudet University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

57%

SAT Range

792 - 1078

ACT Range

15 - 20

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Gallaudet University has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at GU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 785-1045 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 14 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Gallaudet University is 16. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695. To gather more information, they can call them at (202) 651-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,718

Average Annual Cost

$16,512

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$526

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,038

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,500

Total One Year Cost

$38,176

Before applying to GU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $39,166. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($17,038), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($14,928), and budget for other expenses ($5,600). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

6:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$6,056

Faculty Overview

38%

Male Professors

62%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Communication and Media Studies

35 Graduates

American Sign Language

24 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

22 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

18 Graduates

Social Work

18 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Education, General

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

11 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Biology, General

8 Graduates

International/Global Studies

8 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

7 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Insurance

1 Graduates

Journalism

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,138

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

56%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

49% White

8% Unknown

16% Black

12% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

97%

Out Of State

1%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$65,747 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

80%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,658/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,380/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,380/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bison

School Colors

buff and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Total Male Athletes

163

Total Female Athletes

89

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,928 per year for living on campus. Gallaudet University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at GU costs around $6,380 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$21,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,786

$20,309

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$133 - 211

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,470

Students Receiving Federal Grants

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,125

Students Receiving State Aid

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,096

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,624

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,834

$30K - $48K

$23,028

$48K - $75K

$24,524

$75K - $110K

$19,769

> $110K

$5,987

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,860,602

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$594,394

In case the students at Gallaudet University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Gallaudet University is around $10,922 and the federal grant is $5,177. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $13,116 and institutional aid worth $10,922. At GU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $19,860,602 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $594,394.

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