College Deliberately: Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and career located in the city of Washington, DC. It is known for American Sign Language (ASL), Speech Communication and Rhetoric and Deaf Studies.

Gallaudet University

place 800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695
phone Phone: (202) 651-5000
web Web: http://www.gallaudet.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Gallaudet University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1957-01-01 2013-12-31
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Student Centeredness

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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
15% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Gallaudet University is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 64
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 28
Track and Field Outdoor Women’s 26

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Tuition for Gallaudet University is in the 54.2 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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