|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
Can I get into Gallaudet University? The school has a 59% acceptance rate. Last year, 344 out of 583 applicants were admitted making Gallaudet University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 72% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Gallaudet University is a prized outcome for many students.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||880|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Estimated Average SAT||1030|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Gallaudet University?
Gallaudet University typically requires applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>71%|
|1025 to 1170||Avg +||59%-71%|
|880 to 1025||Avg -||46%-59%|
|735 to 880||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 735||Low||<33%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||12|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||19|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
|Estimated Average ACT||17|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Gallaudet University?
Admission data indicates that Gallaudet University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gallaudet University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|19 and Above||Good||>71%|
|17 to 19||Avg +||59%-71%|
|15 to 17||Avg -||46%-59%|
|13 to 15||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 13||Low||<33%|
Gallaudet University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||74%||68%||72%|
What are the requirements for admission to Gallaudet University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131450 IPEDS survey data for Gallaudet University.