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Gallaudet University was awarded 162 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is sign language interpretation and translation.
Gallaudet landed the #286 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Gallaudet held the #1,229 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 8 colleges in District of Columbia, Gallaudet is ranked at #5.
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If you're applying to Gallaudet University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 63%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.
About 23% of students accepted to Gallaudet submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 385 and 510. Math scores were between 405 and 530.
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The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Gallaudet it is much better at 6 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Gallaudet University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Gallaudet University has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at Gallaudet, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,019 undergraduates at Gallaudet with 905 being full-time and 114 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Gallaudet, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Gallaudet, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,514 a year. That adds up to $22,056 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Gallaudet is 8.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
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Contact details for Gallaudet are given below.
|Address:||800 Florida Ave, Ne, Washington, DC 20002-3695|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|American Sign Language||28||$40,225|
|Communication & Media Studies||16||$25,117|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||16||NA|
|Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies||14||NA|
|Computer Information Systems||13||NA|
|Political Science & Government||11||NA|
|General English Literature||11||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at Gallaudet University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 471 students took at least one online class at Gallaudet University. This is an increase from the 303 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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