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Find everything here that you need to apply for admission to Gallaudet University, the world’s only university designed to be barrier-free for deaf and hard of hearing students.

Important Dates and Deadlines (Annually)

FAFSA

Available online after October 1

Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation

March 1

International Undergraduates

November 30 (spring admission)July 1 (priority deadline for fall admission)

Honors Merit Scholarship

May 15

All Other Undergraduate Programs

Rolling admissions until all spaces are filled.

Graduate Programs

December 31 (international students)

February 1 (Clinical Psychology)

February 15 (most other programs)

*Program deadlines may vary. Review the Graduate School Catalog for information.

First-Time Freshman Applicants

Learn about our application requirements for deaf and hard of hearing students and for hearing students.

Online Undergraduate Application

Transfer Undergraduate Applicants

Learn about our application requirements and transfer credits for deaf and hard of hearing students and for hearing students.

Online Undergraduate Application

International Applicants

Learn about application requirements and financial information for international students.

Online Undergraduate Application
Online Graduate Application
English Language Institute

Other Undergraduate Degree Options

Learn about our online degree completion program, earning a second undergraduate degree or reapplying to Gallaudet.

Online Undergraduate Application

Graduate Students

Learn about application requirements and financial aid for graduate students.

Online Graduate Application

Visiting, Exchange, or Non-Degree Students

Learn about our application requirements for visiting, exchange, or non-degree undergraduate students.

Online Undergraduate Application

Professional Studies

Register for non-degree credit American Sign Language classes, and for personal and professional development, leadership and outreach programs offered through our Center of Continuing Education.

Youth Programs

Learn about our programs for children and teenagers and find links to register.

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International Applicants

We welcome international students from all over the globe! Come join a thriving community of degree-seeking students from over 30 countries! As an international student, you will have many opportunities in and out of the classroom, and you will be well-prepared for graduate studies or...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Registration

International Students Payment Requirements

All international students enrolling in courses at Gallaudet will be required to submit payment in full prior to the start of the semester. This payment, including student's tuition, room, board, and additional fees, must be received by the university before the student is permitted to...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Requirements

Transferring Money

Bank Transfer to Gallaudet University. You can request your bank to transfer your money to the United States in dollars. The money usually goes from your bank to a bank in New York City, and that bank transfers the money to Gallaudet. You should request...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Instructions

Financial and Visa Information

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations require that all international applicants or admitted students provide evidence of adequate financial support before they may obtain the immigration form I-20 or DS-2019. You are required to submit both the complete Certification of Finances Form and original,...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Registration

Apply as a First-Time Freshman

You will be considered a first-time freshman if you have never enrolled at any other college/university prior to applying. Please note that if you have earned college credits during high school via dual enrollment or advanced placement, you will still be considered a first-time freshman....

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Registration

Apply as a HUG!

Gallaudet University has a selective admissions process to admit a select group of hearing undergraduate students who know American Sign Language (ASL), want to study alongside deaf and hard of hearing individuals, and will pursue a career that furthers the education of deaf and hard...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Registration

Apply as a Transfer Student

You will be considered a transfer student if you have enrolled at a college/university prior to applying. If you have a Bachelor's degree from another college/university and are new to Gallaudet, you will be considered a Second Degree student. Please ensure you choose the appropriate...

Undergraduate Admissions

Guideline Type: Registration

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