Gallaudet University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,512
2022 Average Net Price
$13,787
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.91%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
59.2%
380 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,322
83.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
43.7%
107 Graduates

About

Gallaudet University is a higher education institution located in District of Columbia, DC. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Gallaudet University were American Sign Language (ASL) (50 degrees awarded), Speech-Language Pathology (15 degrees), and Social Work (11 degrees).

In 2022, 401 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gallaudet University. 68.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (211 degrees), 3.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gallaudet University is $16,512, which is $−7,484 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Gallaudet University is $16,512, which is $−7,484 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,787.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Gallaudet University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,512
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Gallaudet University was $16,512. The cost of tuition at Gallaudet University is $−7,484 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$13,787
2022 Value
45.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Gallaudet University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,787. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Gallaudet University grew by 45.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,800
Room and Board
$1,426
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Gallaudet University was of $14,800 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.857% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,426. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Gallaudet University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.81% with respect to 2021, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.91%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Gallaudet University was 1.91%, which represents 6 out of the 314 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Gallaudet University received 380 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.47% annual growth. Out of those 380 applicants, 225 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,322 students enrolled at Gallaudet University in 2022. 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Gallaudet University has an overall enrollment yield of 71.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
225
Accepted Out of 380

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Gallaudet University was 59.2% (225 admissions from 380 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 61.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.47%, while admissions declined by −9.27%..

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SAT Scores

24%
Submission Percentage (2022)
38
Scores Submitted (2022)

24% of enrolled first-time students at Gallaudet University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Gallaudet University had a total enrollment of 1,322 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Gallaudet University is 1,109 students and the part-time enrollment is 213. This means that 83.9% of students enrolled at Gallaudet University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Gallaudet University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.1% White, 18.7% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% Black or African American, 5.22% Asian, 2.19% Two or More Races, 0.605% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.605% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Gallaudet University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.5%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.1%), followed by White Male (10.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gallaudet University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,322 students. The full-time enrollment at Gallaudet University is 1,109 and the part-time enrollment is 213. This means that 83.9% of students enrolled at Gallaudet University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Gallaudet University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Gallaudet University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    610 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    247 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    207 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Gallaudet University is 46.1% White, 18.7% Hispanic or Latino, 15.7% Black or African American, 5.22% Asian, 2.19% Two or More Races, 0.605% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.605% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 65 students (4.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 147 more women than men received degrees from Gallaudet University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Gallaudet University is white (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Gallaudet University is American Sign Language (ASL) (50 degrees awarded), followed by Speech-Language Pathology (15 degrees) and Social Work (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Gallaudet University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (97 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), and History (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Social workers, all other (252,218 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (238,461 people), Other managers (195,677 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (175,281 people), and Postsecondary teachers (129,229 people).

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (97 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), History (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Psychology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Language & Linguistics (97 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), History (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Psychology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Elementary & secondary schools (684,344 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (337,172 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (313,137 people), Outpatient care centers (237,698 people), and Individual & family services (232,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Language & Linguistics (97 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), History (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Psychology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Gallaudet University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Gallaudet University was General Psychology with 24 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

127
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
274
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 127 degrees were awarded to men at Gallaudet University, which is 0.464 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (274).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Gallaudet University in American Sign Language (ASL), which is 0.487 times less than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Gallaudet University in American Sign Language (ASL), which is 2.05 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 19% of students graduating from Gallaudet University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Gallaudet University is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.61% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    211 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gallaudet University is white (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

5.99% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    148 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Gallaudet University is white female (148 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (63 degrees).

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Operations

Gallaudet University has an endowment valued at nearly $192M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−15.2%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Gallaudet University had a total salary expenditure of 181M. Gallaudet University employs 61 Professors, 42 Assistant professors and 34 Associate professors. Most academics at Gallaudet University are Female Professor (38), Male Professor (23), and Female Assistant professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gallaudet University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 126 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 118 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

Endowment

$192M
2022 Endowment
17.7%
decline from 2021

Gallaudet University has an endowment valued at about $192M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Gallaudet University declined 17.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $145M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$74.6M
2022 Salaries
11.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Gallaudet University paid a median of $74.6M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($181M) and a 11.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.3M
Instructional Salaries
180
Number of Employees

In 2022, Gallaudet University paid a total of $18.3M to 180 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
126 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gallaudet University were Professor with 61 employees, Assistant professor with 42 employees, and Associate professor with 34 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gallaudet University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 126 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 118 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Gallaudet University was Female Professor with 38 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Gallaudet University.

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