Gallaudet University

Private, Four-years School Located in Washington, DC

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How much is the Gallaudet tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Gallaudet's tuition & fees is $18,382.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $40,382 when a student lives on-campus.

Gallaudet Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$18,382
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$14,800
On-campus Expenses$5,600
Off-campus Room & Board$14,800
Off-campus Expenses$5,600
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$19,077

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Gallaudet for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $80,749 at Gallaudet. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $162,349. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $62,961.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$19,077$39,477$15,996
Sophomore (2024-25)$19,799$40,199$15,830
Junior (2025-26)$20,548$40,948$15,657
Senior (2026-27)$21,325$41,725$15,478
4 Years Total$80,749$162,349$62,961
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$19,799$40,199$15,830
Sophomore (2025-26)$20,548$40,948$15,657
Junior (2026-27)$21,325$41,725$15,478
Senior (2027-28)$22,132$42,532$15,291
4 Years Total$83,804$165,404$62,256
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$20,548$40,948$15,657
Sophomore (2026-27)$21,325$41,725$15,478
Junior (2027-28)$22,132$42,532$15,291
Senior (2028-29)$22,969$43,369$15,098
4 Years Total$86,974$168,574$61,524
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$21,325$41,725$15,478
Sophomore (2027-28)$22,132$42,532$15,291
Junior (2028-29)$22,969$43,369$15,098
Senior (2029-30)$23,838$44,238$14,898
4 Years Total$90,264$171,864$60,765
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$22,132$42,532$15,291
Sophomore (2028-29)$22,969$43,369$15,098
Junior (2029-30)$23,838$44,238$14,898
Senior (2030-31)$24,740$45,140$14,689
4 Years Total$93,679$175,279$59,977

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Gallaudet' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in District of Columbia, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $26,429.
Gallaudet University$18,382
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
District of Columbia Four-years Colleges$25,870
Public Schools$6,152$13,004
Private Schools$26,429

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Gallaudet and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Gallaudet UniversityWashington, DC$18,382$21,510
University of Mary Hardin-BaylorBelton, TX$33,150$20,845
Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$33,968$14,134
Indiana Wesleyan University-MarionMarion, IN$31,168$11,970
Southern Arkansas University Main CampusMagnolia, AR$15,400$10,440
University of Northern IowaCedar Falls, IA$21,272$22,834
Heritage UniversityToppenish, WA$19,920$10,020
DeVry University-MissouriKansas City, MO$15,032$17,552
Slippery Rock University of PennsylvaniaSlippery Rock, PA$14,615$18,216
Elmhurst UniversityElmhurst, IL$41,628$34,037
Centenary UniversityHackettstown, NJ$37,732$19,350

Financial Aid and COA

At Gallaudet University, 917 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $22,625.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Gallaudet is $17,757 for students living on-campus and $17,757 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 144 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $25,648 and the average amount of student loans is $6,225.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$40,382
COA (off-campus)$40,382
Tuition & Fees$18,382
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,000
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,000
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,757
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,757
Average Financial Aid$22,625
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship91791%$22,625
Pell Grants56756%$5,155
Federal Student Loan33833%$7,253
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid14495%-
Grants or Scholarships14495%$25,648
Federal Grants9563%$5,572
Pell Grants9563%$5,412
Other Federal Grants5637%$271
State/Local Grants9965%$17,273
Institutional Grants13689%$10,692
Student Loan Aid4127%$6,225
Federal Student Loans4026%$6,166
Other Student Loans11%$8,582

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Gallaudet's acceptance rate is 61.69%. A total of 402 applicants applied to and 248 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 152 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 61.29%.
To apply to Gallaudet, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and Admission test scores and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program.
Acceptance Rate61.69%60.80%62.39%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)61.29%63.55%59.57%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither Required Nor Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Gallaudet. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 962 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 17.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total9627651,158
National Average1,168
District of Columbia Average1,261
SAT EBRW484380588
SAT Math478385570
ACT Composite171420
National Average24
District of Columbia Average27
ACT Math181520
ACT English141117

Student Population

Gallaudet University has a total of 1,322 students including 914 undergraduate and 408 graduate students. By gender, there are 567 male students and 866 female students attending Gallaudet. The school offers online degree programs and 131 students enrolled online exclusively (9.91% of all students).
Total1,433 567866
Undergraduate1,012 462550
Graduate421 105316

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, DC
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered66 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered26 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate59.21%
Student Population1,322
Graduation Rate43%
Transfer-out Rate27%
Retention Rate73%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate6 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties197
Number of Staffs710 (Full-time), 13 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,583
Average Staff Salary$81,669