Gallaudet University: Statistics

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#1967 of 14,160In the World
#569 of 2,624In North America
#521 of 2,523In the United States
#7 of 15In District of Columbia
#6 of 14In Washington
#317 of 1,006For Early Childhood Education

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
915
Average ACT
17
Avg. cost to attend
$15,639 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
1,075
Graduates
410
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Gallaudet University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%60%62%
Applicants477209268
Admissions292126166
Freshmen enrolled full time18383100

237 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

66 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
39 or 21%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 785
or below

75% of them
had 1045
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Gallaudet University are 785-1045 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
154 or 84%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 19
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Gallaudet University are 14-19 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White738 (50%)
Black or African American224 (15%)
Hispanic200 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown108 (7%)
Asian73 (5%)
Nonresident Alien72 (5%)
Two or more races52 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$15,639/year
Average aid awarded
$22,464
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,439
$30-48K$11,205
$48-75K$15,749
$75-110K$19,147
$110K+$24,914

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$16,512$18,180
Tuition in-state$16,512$18,180
Tuition out-of-state$16,512$18,180
Fee in-district$526$526
Fee in-state$526$526
Fee out-of-state$526$526

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,069
Combined charge for room and board$14,928
Room charge$7,968
Meal charge$6,960

Gallaudet University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
American Sign Language (ASL)633
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation17103
Business Administration and Management, General23
Deaf Studies191
Audiology & Audiologist910
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General18
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management18
Social Work, Other17
Social Work17
Psychology, General133
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric13
Linguistics of ASL and Other Sign Languages111
Visual and Performing Arts, General11
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness11
Education, General7
Clinical Psychology7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
Political Science and Government, General6
Information Technology6
International & Global Studies6
Development Economics and International Development6
Accounting5
Insurance5
Developmental and Child Psychology5
History, Other4
Directing and Theatrical Production4
Mathematics, General4
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor4
English Language and Literature, General3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Sociology2
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services2
Chemistry, General1
Philosophy1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs1
Neuroscience1
Grand Total20014522
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%49%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
764
Citations
22,285

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
365 / 9,617
Psychology
282 / 9,514
Medicine
187 / 5,789
Linguistics
134 / 3,691
Child Psychology
113 / 4,831
Computer Science
107 / 2,165
Sociology
82 / 2,609
Audiology
70 / 2,556
Mathematics
56 / 2,016
Education Majors
54 / 710
Math Teachers
48 / 1,725
Social Psychology
48 / 1,741
Art & Design
47 / 302
Demography
45 / 2,818
Health Science
45 / 2,109
Special Education
39 / 2,558
Biology
37 / 2,515
Computational Linguistics
34 / 530
Cognitive Science
30 / 1,187
Engineering
30 / 906
Clinical Psychology
28 / 365
Political Science
26 / 172
Early Childhood Education
26 / 2,164
Business
25 / 635
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
23 / 429
Genetics
23 / 2,079
History
20 / 660
Multimedia
16 / 18
Gender Studies
16 / 127
Economics
15 / 312
Gerontology
14 / 430
Physics
13 / 758
Media Studies
13 / 1,221
Communications and Public Relations
13 / 362
Psychiatry
13 / 276
Chemistry
11 / 732
Literature
11 / 8
Human-Computer Interaction
10 / 35
Public Health
10 / 366
Classics and Ancient History
9 / 14

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901182
19911594
19929101
1993985
199420123
199513149
199614160
19979216
19989236
19999266
200013251
20016315
200214307
200323369
200411381
200518407
200620532
200713609
200822673
200914784
201034921
2011311005
2012231073
2013291239
2014301375
2015351595
2016281496
2017321304
2018341183
2019231367
2020291552

Gallaudet University alumni

  1. Nyle DiMarco

    Photo
    Nyle DiMarco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    modelactortelevision actormilitant
    Biography

    Nyle DiMarco is an American model, actor, and deaf activist. In 2015, DiMarco was the winner of The CW's reality television series America's Next Top Model in season 22, becoming the second male winner and the first deaf winner. In the following year, he and professional dance partner Peta Murgatroyd were the winners of the ABC televised dance competition Dancing with the Stars in season 22.

  2. Emilio Insolera

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    Emilio Insolera
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm actormanufacturer
    Biography

    Emilio Insolera is an actor and producer, known for Sign Gene: The First Deaf Superheroes. In September 2019 it was announced that Insolera had joined the Universal Pictures's spy film 355 by Simon Kinberg alongside Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyongo, Bingbing Fan, Edgar Ramirez and Sebastian Stan.

  3. George Veditz

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    George Veditz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1861-1937 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    educator
    Biography

    George William Veditz was a former president of National Association of the Deaf of the United States and was one of the first to film American Sign Language.

  4. Roberto Wirth

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    Roberto Wirth
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Roberto Enrico Wirth is the owner and Managing Director of the Hotel Hassler, a five-star hotel located at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy. Roberto E. Wirth represents the fifth generation of Swiss hoteliers. His parents Oscar Wirth and Carmen Bucher Wirth were both descendants of two families of hoteliers: the Bucher family from the Luzern area in Switzerland and the Wirth family from Maulach, Germany.

General info

Founded1864
MottoEphphatha
Be opened
Colorsbuff, blue
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-July)
Total FTE staff721
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20002-3695
United States
City population706,000
Phone2026515000
Fax+1 (202) 651 5372

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