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incoming students are new signers.
33% of new undergraduate students come from mainstream high school programs.
33% of incoming undergraduate students are new and emerging signers.
33% of new undergraduate students come from schools for deaf students.
50%
of our graduate students are deaf or hard of hearing.
50%
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56% of fall 2021 undergraduate enrolling class were students of color.
54% of new faculty hires are BIPOC.
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Our community of more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students and 23,000 alumni represent 50 states and territories and 100 nations.
97%

of undergraduate students who graduated are either employed or furthering their education.

90%

of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid.

81%

of undergraduate students land internships during college.

67%

of undergraduate students leave with less debt compared to other schools.

58%​

less tuition and fees than the national average U.S. university for undergraduate students.

50%

of incoming merit scholarships awarded to undergraduate BIPOC students.

99%

of graduate school alumni are either employed or furthering education.

78%

of graduate school alumni work in fields that support and advance deaf community.

68%

graduate students earned tuition assistance from their program.

97%

of undergraduate students who graduated are either employed or furthering their education.

90%

of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid.

81%

of undergraduate students land internships during college.

67%

of undergraduate students leave with less debt compared to other schools.

58%​

less tuition and fees than the national average U.S. university for undergraduate students.

50%

of incoming merit scholarships awarded to undergraduate BIPOC students.

99%

of graduate school alumni are either employed or furthering education.

78%

of graduate school alumni work in fields that support and advance deaf community.

68%

graduate students earned tuition assistance from their program.

97%

of undergraduate students who graduated are either employed or furthering their education.

90%

of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid.

81%

of undergraduate students land internships during college.

67%

of undergraduate students leave with less debt compared to other schools.

58%​

less tuition and fees than the national average U.S. university for undergraduate students.

50%

of incoming merit scholarships awarded to undergraduate BIPOC students.

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History & Traditions

History & Traditions

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Clubs and Organizations

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Academics

Explore 40 undergraduate majors and minors across 11 disciplines and challenging graduate programs and online degree offerings.
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Spirit and Athletics

Spirit and Athletics

There’s always a way to get moving and get involved. Let your Bison pride shine with 14 NCAA Division III teams and intramural programs.
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Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation

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New and Emerging Signers

New and Emerging Signers

From mastering the basics to reaching fluency, Gallaudet is the perfect place to learn ASL.
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Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation

Be a part of groundbreaking research and innovation with a worldwide impact.
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New and Emerging Signers

New and Emerging Signers

From mastering the basics to reaching fluency, Gallaudet is the perfect place to learn ASL.
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Philosophy professor Teresa Blankmeyer Burke writes on interpreting

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Bobby Silverstein dies; advised several Gallaudet presidents

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Aug 19, 2022

Around the conference circuit

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Sep 30, 2022

Showcasing our students

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