If you are thinking about applying to Gallaudet University, the regular decision application deadline is July 30 and the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Gallaudet University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||23%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||75%|
Gallaudet University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Gallaudet University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Gallaudet University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Gallaudet University accepted 60% of all applicants, around 248 of the 412 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Gallaudet University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Double check with Gallaudet University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Gallaudet University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Gallaudet University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||24%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6%|
Gallaudet University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Gallaudet University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 23% of Gallaudet University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 75% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Gallaudet University applicants, you should strive to earn between 820 and 1040 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Gallaudet University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1040 and 25% of scored lower than 820, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Gallaudet University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 385 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Gallaudet University students scored 510 or higher, and 75% scored a 385 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Gallaudet University, you should strive to earn between 14 and 18 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 18 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Gallaudet University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 18, and three out of four students scored lower than 18 on the ACT.
A 14 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Gallaudet University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 14.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Gallaudet University.
Transfer students can enroll in Gallaudet University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Gallaudet University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Gallaudet University.
Does Gallaudet University accept transfer credits?
Gallaudet University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Do I have to submit test scores to Gallaudet University?
Gallaudet University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Gallaudet University's acceptance rate?
Gallaudet University's acceptance rate is 60%.
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How hard is it to get into Gallaudet University? Gallaudet University is a somewhat selective institution. The Gallaudet University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Gallaudet University is Jul 30.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Gallaudet University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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