Gallaudet University: Narrative Description
GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY F-8
800 Florida Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002-3625
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.gallaudet.edu/
Independent, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees (undergraduate programs are open primarily to the hearing-impaired). Founded 1864. Setting: 99-acre urban campus. Endowment: $144.3 million. Research spending 2003-04: $5.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $25,623 per student. Total enrollment: 1,834. Faculty: 230 (all full-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 423 applied, 75% were admitted. Full-time: 1,098 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 109 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 28 other countries, 96% from out-of-district, 4% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 12% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international, 31% 25 or older, 70% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; psychology; protective services/public administration. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Oberlin College, McDaniel College, members of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. Study abroad program.
Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, audiogram, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $19,675 includes full-time tuition ($9630), mandatory fees ($1625), and college room and board ($8420). College room only: $4720. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $481.50 per credit.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 30 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 39% of eligible men and 34% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Body Government, Delta Epsilon, Rainbow Society, Black Deaf Student Union. Major annual events: homecoming, RIT/Gallaudet Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,220 college housing spaces available; 797 were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Merrill Learning Center with 242,543 books, 651,909 microform titles, 1,667 serials, 7,174 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $2.3 million. 240 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See American University.
"Gallaudet University: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 25, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/gallaudet-university-narrative-description
"Gallaudet University: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Retrieved September 25, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/gallaudet-university-narrative-description
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.