Applicants in this classification are deaf or hard of hearing U.S. citizens/permanent residents who are current high school students, high school graduates [or former prep students from the Northwest Campus]. All students in this classification are eligible for both financial aid and Gallaudet's merit-based scholarships.
Applicants must submit the following materials per university standard admissions procedures:
|·completed application||·$50 application fee|
|·copies of transcript(s)*||·one letter of recommendation|
|·one essay||·test scores**|
|·audiogram||·Green Card (permanent residents only) ***|
*Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by certified translations. The high school transcript requirement will be waived for 2nd degree applicants and, if applicable, for transfer applicants.
**Waived for 2nd degree applicants and, if applicable, for transfer applicants.
*** Applicants who hold a green card must submit a copy along with the application, or the application will not be processed.
Applicants who are current high school students or high school graduates with some or no college credit are considered freshmen. If applicants have not graduated from high school, but have taken college courses in high school, they are considered freshmen. All applicants in this classification should follow standard admissions procedures.
Applicants who are degree-seeking students with college credit (excluding AP courses) and are transferring from another university should apply as a transfer student. Applicants should follow standard application procedures in accordance with the Transfer Information section.
Applicants who currently possess B.A., B.S., or higher degrees from colleges or universities other than Gallaudet and have never previously attended Gallaudet, but want to get a second degree at Gallaudet, should apply as applicants seeking a 2nd degree. Applicants should follow standard application procedures in accordance with the Applicants Seeking a 2nd Degree section.
Applicants who hold a green card must submit a copy along with the application, or the application will not be processed.