If you are applying to Gallaudet University, the application fee costs $50.
Here's an overiew of some of Gallaudet University's admissions stats.
|Gallaudet University 2022||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%|
These are the application deadlines for Gallaudet University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Gallaudet University does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Gallaudet University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Gallaudet University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Gallaudet University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Gallaudet University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Gallaudet University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT or SAT scores|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Gallaudet University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Gallaudet University considers 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 2022, 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 aim to score 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.
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 applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
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. Gallaudet University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
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?
✅ The acceptance rate for Gallaudet University is 60%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Gallaudet University?
❌ Gallaudet University does not offer early decision.
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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
18 and Above
14 to 18
14 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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