Gallaudet University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Gallaudet University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,480 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
55
Fair
1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Gallaudet University.

Gallaudet University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Foreign Languages, Social Work, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
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.

The student retention rate at Gallaudet University is relatively low at 67% (close to District of Columbia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Gallaudet University is below average - 51%. Around 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gallaudet University is very good, 6:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,700
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high, around $15,100 per year. The additional fees at Gallaudet University not covered by tuition are about $600; this makes it a total of $15,700 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
Doable
According to recent data, 407 applications were submitted and 252 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
$7,100
Medium
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
Unsafe
Gallaudet University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,000 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- about $7,100 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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