Office of Admissions
Edward Miner Gallaudet Memorial Building
Deaf, hard of hearing, or hearing students are welcome to apply for admission to the baccalaureate program at Gallaudet University. Deaf and hard of hearing applicants who have no knowledge of sign language are strongly encouraged to apply. Hearing applicants should be proficient in American Sign Language at the time of application.
Gallaudet, located in the nation's capital, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet capitalizes on its undergraduate liberal education program to provide resources and opportunities for students to prepare for advanced studies and achieve professional career success on and off campus. The university offers relevant majors/programs that meet the demands of the employment market; provides challenging and competitive internship opportunities; and maintains an extensive career center focused on lifelong support for our students and graduates. Student graduates leave the university as well-rounded global citizens of the 21st century.
When applying for admission, applicants should review this section of the catalog in order to become familiar with undergraduate admissions procedures, student classifications, post-acceptance information, and programs.