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Deaf Studies

Gallaudet University

48 months
24768 USD/year
16512 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University helps students gain unparalleled professional experience right on campus as you help create an exhibit for the Gallaudet Museum, develop the Gallaudet Almanac, host an annual deaf alumnae panel or collaborate on faculty research.


At Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University our faculty are excellent teachers as well as scholars. Through the deaf studies program, they will help you build a strong foundation in the historical, sociological and cultural aspects of the deaf community to prepare for a career in deaf education, linguistics, interpretation, sociology or social work.

Graduates with Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University will:

  • become fluent in ASL
  • gain firsthand insight into the global deaf and hard of hearing community. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cultural Studies
  • Deaf Culture
  • Deaf Space: Concepts & Methodologies
  • Dynamics of Oppression
  • Oral Traditions in the Deaf Community
  • Disability Studies
  • Black Deaf People's Studies
  • Deaf Women's Studies
  • History of the American Deaf Community
  • Structure of American Sign Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admissions for national students until all spaces are filled.
  • International deadline for fall admission on July 1 is the priority deadline




120 alternative credits


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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application
    • $50 application fee
    • An essay (the essay question can be found in the online application)
    • A letter of recommendation from an academic teacher who teaches core subjects 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 24768 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16512 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16512 USD per year during 48 months.
  • International students (Developing countries): $24,768 per year
  • International students (Non-Developing countries): $33,024 per year

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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