|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
The acceptance rate at Gallaudet University is 63%. It ranks #6 in District Of Columbia for lowest rate of acceptance. Gallaudet University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 258 out of 412 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 90 percent (SAT 790/1040 ACT 14/18). Gallaudet University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Of those applicants who were admitted, 59% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Gallaudet University is a prized outcome for many students.
The Gallaudet University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jan 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Gallaudet University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||385|
|SAT Math 25th||405|
|SAT Composite 25th||790|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||510|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1040|
|Average SAT Score||920|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Gallaudet University?
Gallaudet University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 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 660. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 920 out of 1600. Gallaudet University ranks #5 in District Of Columbia for highest average SAT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1040 and Above||Good||>74%|
|915 to 1040||Avg +||63%-74%|
|790 to 915||Avg -||50%-63%|
|665 to 790||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 665||Low||<37%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||11|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||16|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
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 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in District Of Columbia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gallaudet University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>74%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||63%-74%|
|14 to 16||Avg -||50%-63%|
|12 to 14||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 12||Low||<37%|
What GPA do you need to get into Gallaudet University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Gallaudet University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Gallaudet University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in District Of Columbia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Gallaudet University accepts 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||13.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||22.0%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||24.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||12.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||16.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||6.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||3.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||54%||66%||59%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Gallaudet University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Gallaudet University and what student information is used for 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.
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Gallaudet University. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to Gallaudet University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 790 and 1040. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 18. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.