48 months
24768 USD/year
16512 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Communication Studies program at Gallaudet University offers a variety of dynamic classes that provide the firm foundation necessary for creating a successful career in fields such as media, health communication, human resources, public relations, and marketing. 


You’ll come out of the Communication Studies program at Gallaudet University with the ability to think critically, express ideas impactfully, and understand the diverse forms of communication that reach a broad audience.


Students will graduate with an understanding of how communication theory is used in professional environments. They will learn how communication informs, solves problems, persuades, and delivers messages that resonate.

Classes range from non-verbal communication, public speaking, and visual communication. Students will have the ability to put their knowledge and experience into practice as they take up positions of influence in their communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Research
  • Intergroup Dialogue
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Interpersonal and Group Conflict Management
  • Mediation, Deliberation, and Dialogue
  • Public Relations
  • Communication Accessibility
  • Persuasion
  • Advanced Public Presentations
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Gender and Communication
  • Political Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: rolling admissions




120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • Complete an online application, including the $50 application fee
    • One written essay and one video essay in American Sign Language
    • A letter of recommendation from an academic teacher who teaches a core subject such as English, mathematics, or social studies
    • Unofficial high school and college transcripts (if applicable)
    • ACT, SAT, or TOEFL scores (or alternative testing)
    • Audiogram
    • Certification of Finances form
    • Sponsor’s Affidavit of Support form
    • F-1 Transfer Request form (if transferring from a college in the U.S.) 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12384 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16512 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8256 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • International (Developing Country): $12,384 per semester
  • International (Non-Developing Country): $16,512 per semester

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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