|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||16%|
|Student to faculty ratio||7:1|
|Dormitory capacity||969 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Gallaudet University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 511 applications and 338 students were granted admission. Gallaudet University is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 11% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||700 to 1070|
|ACT||14 to 20|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Gallaudet University's tuition was $15,552 for all students regardless of residency (42% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Gallaudet University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,800 (which is 9.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Gallaudet University in 2016-2017, was 76, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,236 (which is 11.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Gallaudet University has enrolled a total of 1,566 students (1,379 students full-time and 187 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,566 students, 113 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 1,121 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 445 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 65 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 14%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Gallaudet University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||17%||213||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||101|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||7%||84|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||81|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||52|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||4%||45||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||44|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Gallaudet University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Gallaudet University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,700. Last year, out of the total 308 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 249 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 401 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 301 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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