Gallaudet University, founded in 1864, is a private, liberal arts university for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. It is a private multipurpose educational institution and resource center with a full range of academic research and public services. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Communication, Education and Human Services, and Management. The university extends its activities to a worldwide audience through a network of regional centers, international agreements and public service and advocacy efforts. The best-known names in the field, top researchers and the world's most complete collection of materials relating to hearing loss, deaf culture and deaf people are all at Gallaudet. Its 93-acre campus is located in northeast Washington, DC.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
1,075
Undergraduates
492
Men - 45.7%
584
Women - 54.3%
410
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
61% of 477 applicants were admitted
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.16
SAT Math
448 average
385-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
468 average
400-535 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17 average
14-19 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$32,738
Tuition and Fees
$17,038
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$26,099
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,038
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
189
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
26%
10-19
69%
20-29
5%
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Not reported Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bison
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9%
Asian
5.1%
Black/African-American
17.9%
Hispanic/Latino
15.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.9%
White
49.6%
Unknown
6.9%
International Students
4.5%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported