There’s no place in the world like Gallaudet University

International Admissions

Gallaudet has deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students from 40 countries, who each bring their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences to our community.

Washington, D.C. is a global city – home to international cultural organizations, world-renowned museums, nonprofits, and corporations. With support from Gallaudet’s international admissions staff, you can explore internship and employment opportunities and participate in unparalleled cultural activities. People from all over the world have found home in D.C. 

The Washington Metropolitan Area has a diverse population of over 6 million.
Live, study, and engage with a tight-knit community in an international city.
Visit an abundance of historical landmarks, museums, and neighborhoods to explore.

You Belong Here!

There’s no better place to earn your degree than Gallaudet University.

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International admissions checklist

Choose Gallaudet University, and get ready to accelerate your future and influence the world!

You will be considered a first-time freshman if you have never enrolled at any other college/university before applying.

Live your Best Life at Gallaudet

Along with Gallaudet’s immigration support and compliance, you can take advantage of internationally-focused internship and employment opportunities and participate in cultural activities, such as free festivals and fairs, live performances, and art exhibitions throughout the city.

Gallaudet University is a good choice because it has low tuition and fees

Another benefit of attending Gallaudet University is its affordable tuition and fees.

Once you enroll at Gallaudet with support from the international admissions staff, you can request financial assistance from the University’s Financial Aid Office. Additionally, after completing your first academic year of studies, you are eligible for scholarships from Gallaudet!

History & Traditions

History & Traditions

Absorb the wealth of knowledge and progress at an institution steeped in rich history and cultural milestones.
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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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Academics

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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Life at Gallaudet

Life at Gallaudet

Discover a college experience like no other in Gallaudet’s immersive ASL/English environment.
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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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Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

We’re better together. Support a cause, pursue your passions, and connect with peers in a Student Club or Organization.
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Life in D.C.

Life in D.C.

Opportunity awaits in one of the most historical, diverse, and vibrant cities in the United States.
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As you can see, we offer a full college experience, including much more than classes. There’s always something happening on campus—international and national speakers and performers, movie nights, multicultural celebrations, and group activities planned in the residence halls.

English Language Institute (ELI)

Gallaudet University’s English Language Institute (ELI) provides full-time instruction in English as a Second Language, American Sign Language, and cross-cultural studies to international and American deaf and hard of hearing adults. The intensive program helps students become proficient in English to qualify for admission to Gallaudet or another university in the United States.