Gallaudet University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Gallaudet University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,580 students enrolled. This school was established in 1864 and is one of the 21 colleges located in Washington, District of Columbia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
80
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Gallaudet University.

Gallaudet University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 80 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Education, Medical, Foreign Languages, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
The student retention rate at Gallaudet University is fair at 77% (above District of Columbia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Gallaudet University is low - 40%. Around 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gallaudet University is good, 8:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,900
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, around $12,500 per year. The additional fees at Gallaudet University not covered by tuition are about $400; this makes it a total of $12,900 a year.

Read the details about Gallaudet University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to recent data, 509 applications were submitted and 313 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Gallaudet University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Gallaudet University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gallaudet University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Gallaudet University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Gallaudet University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gallaudet University Location and Maps



Post Address: Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695, USA
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