Gallaudet University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,552

3.14% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,597

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

8.89%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

66.1%

511 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,566

88.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

42.9%

85 Graduates

About

Gallaudet University is a higher education institution located in District of Columbia, DC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Gallaudet University were Speech Communication & Rhetoric (26 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (20 degrees).

In 2016, 424 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Gallaudet University. 64.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (230 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Gallaudet University is $15,552, which is $-4,608 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Gallaudet University is $15,552, which is $-4,608 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,597.

In 2016, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,552

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Gallaudet University was $15,552. The cost of tuition at Gallaudet University is $-4,608 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$13,597

2016 Value

10.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Gallaudet University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,597. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Gallaudet University grew by 10.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,630

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Gallaudet University was of $12,630 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 2.17% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Gallaudet University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2015, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.89%

2015 Default Rate

28

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Gallaudet University was 8.89%, which represents 28 out of the 315 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Gallaudet University received 511 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 25.6% annual growth. Out of those 511 applicants, 338 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,566 students enrolled at Gallaudet University in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Gallaudet University has an overall enrollment yield of 72.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

338

Accepted Out of 511

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Gallaudet University was 66.1% (338 admissions from 511 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 25.6%, while admissions grew by 34.1%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

28

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Gallaudet University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Gallaudet University has a total enrollment of 1,566 students. The full-time enrollment at Gallaudet University is 1,379 students and the part-time enrollment is 187. This means that 88.1% of students enrolled at Gallaudet University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Gallaudet University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.5% White, 13.5% Black or African American, 9.96% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.383% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Gallaudet University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (23.9%) and Black or African American Male (8.96%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42.8%), followed by White Male (13.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Gallaudet University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,566 students. The full-time enrollment at Gallaudet University is 1,379 and the part-time enrollment is 187. This means that 88.1% of students enrolled at Gallaudet University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Gallaudet University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    838

  2. Black or African American

    212

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    156

The enrolled student population at Gallaudet University is 53.5% White, 13.5% Black or African American, 9.96% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.383% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 129 students (8.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 126 more women than men received degrees from Gallaudet University. The majority of degree recipients at Gallaudet University are white (230 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Gallaudet University is Speech Communication & Rhetoric (26 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (20 degrees).

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 (80 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (33 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Social workers (304,643 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (210,776 people), Counselors (207,247 people), Miscellaneous managers (159,627 people), and Postsecondary teachers (99,253 people).

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (33 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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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 Public relations specialists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Financial analysts, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (33 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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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 (497,803 people), Hospitals (293,641 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (246,277 people), Individual & family services (224,661 people), and Outpatient care centers (189,568 people).

The most specialized majors at Gallaudet University are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (33 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Gallaudet University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Gallaudet University was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 149

  2. 275

In 2016, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Gallaudet University, which is 0.542 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (275).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Gallaudet University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Gallaudet University in General Psychology, which is 6.25 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Gallaudet University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Gallaudet University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    230 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Gallaudet University is white (230 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (46 degrees).

6.6% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    159 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    71 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Gallaudet University is white female (159 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Gallaudet University has an endowment valued at nearly $173M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-14.5M (-8.41%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Gallaudet University had a total expenditure of $139M. Of that $139M, they spent $64.7M on salaries and $139M on benefits.

Gallaudet University employs 71 Professors, 52 Associate professors, and 28 Assistant professors. Most academics at Gallaudet University are Female Professors (42), Female Associate professors(34), and Male Professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gallaudet University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 129 employees, Service, with 98 employees, and Management with 90 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$173M

2015 Endowment

10.6%

decline from 2014

Gallaudet University has an endowment valued at about $173M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Gallaudet University declined 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $144M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.47M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Gallaudet University received $3.47M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$64.7M

Salary Expenditure

$139M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Gallaudet University had a total expenditure of $139M. Of that $139M, they spent $64.7M on salaries and $139M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$64.7M

2015 Salaries

0.0716%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Gallaudet University paid a median of $64.7M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($139M) and a 0.0716% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.375% decline from 2013 and a 0.196% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.4M

Instructional Salaries

186

Number of Employees

In 2015, Gallaudet University paid a total of $18.4M to 186 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

71 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

129 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Gallaudet University were Professor with 71 employees; Associate professor with 52 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Gallaudet University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 129 employees; Service with 98 employees; and Management with 90 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Gallaudet University was Female Professor with 42 employees, Female Associate professor with 34 employees, and Male Professor with 29 employees.

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

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