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Gallaudet University Tuition & Cost

Washington, District Of Columbia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Gallaudet University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$526
Room and Board $14,928
Other Expenses Budget$5,600

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Gallaudet University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $39,166 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $16,512 for tuition, $14,928 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $526 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Gallaudet University is $16,512, the same as District Of Columbia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Gallaudet University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Gallaudet University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,948
$30,001 to $48,000$16,349
$48,001 to $75,000$16,439
$75,001 to $110,000$21,823

The average reported annual net price for Gallaudet University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,410 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

75% of full-time undergrad Gallaudet University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $20,536 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 33% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,389 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,500.

Finanical Aid Gallaudet University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $20,536 75%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $9,760 74%
Pell Grants $5,370 50%
Other Federal Grants $193 38%
State and Local Grants $14,185 38%
Federal Student Loans $5,389 33%
Other Student Loans $7,500 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Gallaudet University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $41,796. The loan balance of $41,796 is a four year multiple of the $10,449 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $399 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $41,796
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $398.78
Total Interest Paid $6,057.59
Sum of All Loan Payments $47,853.59

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $39,166
2 $39,911
3 $40,670
4 $41,444

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Gallaudet University to be $156,664 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Gallaudet University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $688 $2,064 $2,752

Estimated cost for a class at Gallaudet University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Gallaudet University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Gallaudet University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131450 IPEDS survey data for Gallaudet University.